Northwestern Alumni Spring Reunion set for April 25

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Northwestern Alumni Spring Reunion set for April 25

Northwestern Foundation Release
March 27, 2009

The Northwestern Alumni Association Annual Spring Reunion weekend has been scheduled for April 24-26. A schedule of events has been released outlining a fun weekend for alumni and friends to reconnect and remember their time at Northwestern. This year’s honored classes are the class of 1939, 1949, 1959 and 1984.

Some key events not to miss are the special awards presentation beginning at 6:00 p.m. and the Alumni Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Cost for the banquet is $15 per person. Reservations can be made by calling (580) 327-8593 and the deadline for the banquet reservations is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10.

Be watching for the announcement of this year’s Outstanding Graduates. For more information please contact Lizabeth Richey, Alumni Director, at (580) 327-8594 or



Friday, April 24:

            7:30 p.m.         Jazz Band and Concert Band, Herod Hall


Saturday, April 25:

9:00 a.m.         Alumni Choir Rehearsal

2 - 5:00 p.m.    Museum and McKeever School Open

            3:00 p.m.         Campus Tours (begin in Food Court of Student Center)

            3:30 p.m.         Come and Go Reception for Graduates of Honored Classes

                                                President’s Home, Classes of 1939, 1949, 1959

            4:30 p.m.         Alumni Choir Concert

            5:00 p.m.         Bell Ringing Ceremony, Herod Hall, Northwest Lawn

            5:15 p.m.         Pinning Ceremony, Student Center Ranger Room

                                                25, 50, 60 and 70-year graduates

            6:00 p.m.         Special Awards Presentation, Student Center Ranger Room

                                                T.C. Carter Award

                                                Dr. Joe Dollins Merit Award

                                                John Sheffield Teacher of the Year Award

                                                Sabin and Pearl Percefull Scholarship Award

                                                John Ted Meier Student Teacher Award

                                                John F. Kennedy Award

                                                2009 Outstanding Northwestern Senior Awards

            6:30 p.m.         Alumni Banquet, Student Center Ballroom

                                                Remarks by Senior Class President, Kris Johnson

                                                Year in Review, Dr. Janet Cunningham

                                                Introduction of Special Award Recipients

and Former Outstanding Graduates

                                                Presentation of Honored Classes

                                                Outstanding Graduate Awards

                                                Election of Officers:  Alumni Association Board

Sunday, April 26:

            2:00 p.m.         University Singers and Choir Concert, Herod Hall