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Quincy High grads gather for reunion

September 11, 2010

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - On Aug. 28, the Quincy High School alumni reunion was held at Otterbein Senior Center on South Potomac Street in Waynesboro.

There were 192 people in attendance, which included graduates, friends and those who had attended but not graduated from Quincy High School due to the transfer to Waynesboro Area School District in 1964.

A social hour preceded the dinner. Russell Irving welcomed everyone and a moment of silence and remembrance was held for the deceased classmates and teachers, followed by the invocation given by the Rev. James Mole. Dinner was catered and served by Family Traditions Restaurant of Chambersburg, Pa.

The master of ceremonies was Edward Miller.

Corsages were awarded to the oldest living graduates, Evelyn Oyler Rice, class of 1927, and Esther Hardman Cordell, class of 1929.

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Former teachers Lamar Creager, Marilyn McCarney and the Rev. James Mole, as well as school nurse Del Smith, were recognized.

Class member coming the greatest distance was George Shields from Albuquerque, N.M. Other attendees were from Indiana, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, New York, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Key chain mementos were given to each graduate and floral centerpieces were awarded as door prizes.

The reunion committee included Esther Helman Beaver, Russell Irving, Evelyn Smetzer Lehman, Dorothy Wink Loy, Constance Sanders Morrow, Gilmore Smith, Donald Weller and Warren West.

It was agreed by those attending that another reunion should be held in 2013 with the time and place to be determined.

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