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44th Reunion Draws Large Crowd for '71

Photo credits: Myrna Stanczak S71

[Click here to view the 44th Reunion Photo Album]

The 44th was the full Princeton Reunion experience. The 62 Classmates and guests who gathered over the 4 days experienced the best our alma mater can offer. Alumni panels provoked critical thinking and conversation on such diverse topics as the 2016 Presidential race, museums and their obligations to repatriate certain objects, the impact of mobile devices on journalism, the promise and peril of commercial drone aircraft, and many more. The ample talent of current Princeton students was on display at the improv performances of Quipfire, the dance recital for eXpressions, and the always popular Triangle Show. Walking across campus any night meant enjoying a range of musical styles from jazz, to rock, and contemporary. Of course, it wouldn't be Princeton Reunions without a bit of heat and humidity and a surprise downpour Thursday afternoon.

Under the seasoned leadership of Class Reunions Chair Jack Hittson, '71 was treated to a never-ending series of events from the Friday BBQ with '68 and '69, a delicious Saturday lunch and time to mingle with Classmates, the P-Rade, and evening Class cocktail reception and elegant dinner at Prospect.

The large crowd of '71 members and guests who returned for the 44th included Bill Armiger, Scott Berg, Linda Blackburn and Ron, John Brower, David Chamberlain, Ed Chambliss, Peter Charapko, Tjarda Clagett, Len Coleman and son , Barbara Croken, Richard DiFedele and Maria, Stephen Dreyfuss and Lillian Pliner, Bill Elfers, Chuck Goldberg, Robert Good and Jane Leifer, Jeffrey Hammond and Jill Brooks, Murphey Harmon and Hillary, Laird Hayes and Maggie, Steve Henkelman and Marilyn, Jack Hess and Pat, Wally Hess, Ellen Higgins, Jack Hittson and Ronnie and daughter Lauren '05, Hank  Holoszyc, Frederick Lepore and Lynn, Kirk Liddell, Larry Lindsey, Art Lowenstein and Anne Patton, Podie Lynch and son, Dennis Macaleer, Mark Mazo and Fern and family, Sandy McAdoo, George McCarter, Bill Metzger, Richard Neill, Carol Obertubbesing, Ray Ollwerther and Carol, Jonathan Perel, Douglas Pike, Jamie Pitney and Ginger Davis, Tom Potts and Annie, Stu Rickerson and Nancy, Ronald Riner and Kerry, Scott Rogers and Margo, David Schankler, Bob Schiffner and Marjorie, Ron Senchesak, Porter Shimer, Thomas Shuler, Rob Slocum, Randy Snow, Ed Stanczak and Myrna, Tom Stubbs, Tina Sung, Mark Swanson and Suzette Gardner, Debbie Tegarden and Rod Bass '66, Alan Usas, John Watkins, Mac Watkins and son Will, Richard Williams and Nita Novy, John Winant, and Howard Zien.. Thanks to Myrna Stanczak S71 there is an extensive collection of terrific photos in the Photo Gallery that tells the story of the weekend in a most appealing way.

Literally a few days after all were safely home from the 44th, Jack was lining up the final members of his committee for our 45th Reunion next year. The excitement is building, so watch this page in the fall for more information on our next major reunion.

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