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RULH Alumni meets for dinner

The 2015 RULH Alumni was held on Saturday, May 23, in the RULH Elementary School.There were many highlights, including the Marine Corps Jr. ROTC Cadets who provided the Color Guard to start off the meeting and Harriett Jackson Groh, who sang the National anthem. The Alumni appreciate ROTC leaders Jim Clark and Otis Kokensparger. The invocation/moment of silence given by past president, Bob Carpenter. There was a show of Ripley sites and past class photos shown on the large screen during the evening, presented by Greg and Lisa Haitz. The RULH cheerleaders were servers throughout the evening.

Another highlight was the introduction by vice president of the 50 year class of 1965, Darrell Anderson, of his classmates. Forty-eight people, spouses and classmates were in attendance, and Anderson introduced the 29 class members who were present from that class. Tim and Ceal Craig presented, “Invasion of the Baby Boomers”, featuring video from 1947 to 1965. The music, the history of USA, many photos of Ripley, Aberdeen, Higginsport and the surrounding area were featured.

The oldest alumni in attendance was Dwight Marriott, Higginsport class of 1936; second oldest in attendance was Betty Jackson Turner, Ripley class of 1939; third oldest graduate was Bill Bick, Ripley class of 1941.

A scholarship was awarded by Mrs. Pitzer in honor of her husband, Mr. Pitzer, former history teacher and principal, and presented to Daniel Campbell. The two $500 scholarships from the RULH Alumni went to Morgan Bahsen and Logan Klump.

Susie Skinner, high school principal, presented the class of 2015 and class President Holton Hamilton gave the response thanking the RULH Alumni.

The Alumni Association is always looking to add new members from all classes. The association is especially interested in the members from the class of 1966. Each year the group strives to make the Alumni Dinner an enjoyable evening for all who attend. Cheerleaders past and present lead the audience in the school’s fight song; written by June Ann Chapman Curtis, mother of tech teacher, Russell Curtis.

All are encouraged to look on Facebook for RipleyUnionLewisHuntingtonAlumniAssociation. Kristi Adams photos will be posted on Facebook and group pictures can be ordered.

Next year the Alumni Association dinner will be held Saturday, May 28, 2016.

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