Hiram College

Hiram alumni of all ages and walks of life returned to campus this past weekend to take part in Alumni Weekend activities.

Great weather and great friends made the weekend a success, with record breaking attendance of around 800 alumni and friends returning to the hill.

On Saturday, June 18, four alumni were recognized for their achievements. They were:

  • Lifelong Leadership Award: Frank Samuel Merritt, Esq. ’65
  • Alumni Achievement Award: Mark Logan ’60
  • Volunteer Award: Jennifer Prugh ’91
  • Recent Graduate Service to Humanity: Charles Delaney ’02

Take a look at some of the other highlights of Alumni Weekend 2011:

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The Friends:
What a great time to reconnect!

A toast to the class of 1971!

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The Food:
So many options, so little time!

Dinner, Drinks and Dancing on Friday night Thrill of the Grill with Anne Hayman ’88
Saturday’s All-Alumni Reception
Sunday morning brunch

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The Fun:
Entertainment was a-plenty, from concerts to carnivals.

A man on stilts entertains a young Terrier. Fun for all ages at Saturday’s carnival.
Concert featuring Hiram soccer coach Carl Capellas. Day with Hiram at Sugar Bush Golf Club.

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Continued Learning:

Alumni enjoy beer school, with Thirsty Dog Brewing Company Archivist Jennifer Morrow talks about the Civil War.
Kay Horning ’56 talks about a mission trip to Haiti. Andrea Anelli ’83 performs and discusses opera.

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Official Class Reunions:

Class of 1951 – 60 years Class of 1956 – 55 years
Class of 1961 – 50 years Class of 1966 – 45 years
Class of 1971 – 40 years Class of 1976 – 35 years
Class of 1981 – 30 years Class of 1986 – 25 years
Class of 1991 – 20 years Class of 1996 – 15 years
Class of 2001 – 10 years Class of 2006 – 5 years