Class of 1977 holds reunion
Published 6:31 pm Sunday, July 23, 2017
John F. Kennedy High School Class of 1977 celebrated its 40th reunion June 30 to July 2.
Former John F. Kennedy High School teachers pause for a photo during the class of 1977’s 40th reunion. In front from left are Mazina Porter, Paula Godley-Payton, Glenda Boone-Simmons, Dorothy Hart, Thelma White, Annette Small, Isabella Hicks and Nereussa Williams. In second row from left are Sarah Sugars, Susan Rowe-Horwitz, Harvey Bullock, Martha Martin-Braswell, Jane Bleiler, Alease Cooper-Lewis and Robert Oliver. In back from left are Phil Braswell and Bernard Bailey. Not pictured are Ronald Hart and Sandra Purdy. (Submitted Photo)
More than 100 people attended the event. It featured a meet-and greet, awards dinner and worship service. Each attendee received a T-shirt, collector’s mug, engraved ink pen and personalized bookmark.
A memoriam ceremony was held for 23 deceased class members, with a moment of silence and candle lighting for each. Each teacher was recognized with a plaque, mug and pen.