We are planning our biggest and best reunion yet!
Click on the site pages above to register for events. Information on the picnic will be uploaded when details are confirmed after May 9.
Want to come but short on cash? No problem, we've all been there. Thanks to our Golden Eagle Donors, we still have many greatly discounted ticket prices for the Dinner and Program event. We want you there! This arrangement will be strictly confidential. Contact Finance Subcommittee Chair, Wendy Steorts Martin, via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (801-272-1939). Contact Wendy soon so she can plan accordingly.
DINNER AND PROGRAM
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Marriott University Park Hotel
The Dinner and Program ticket price is $65 per individual.
(Register soon before the price increases to $75 on August 1st.)
The premier event for our 50-year reunion will be the Dinner and Program. We will begin with a meet-and-greet at 5:00 pm in the Marriott Atrium, then enter the ballroom at 5:30 pm. Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm, followed by a fantastic program, and ending with plenty of time for socializing. To ensure your participation, register for this event on this website by July 31, 2019. On August 1, the price will increase to $75 with a September 7 registraion deadline.
Your reunion committee, along with our Golden Eagles Donors, want our 50-year reunion to be as inclusive as possible and have established a fund to confidentially subsidize ticket prices for this event for alumni who would appreciate it. Those interested in a subsidy are encouraged to contact Wendy Steorts Martin at email@example.com or 801-272-1939. Please understand there will be no option to come unregistered and pay at the door; and there will be no option to pay a reduced price for the program only or to socialize only. Do not get turned away!
Ensure your participation at this premier event of our 50-year reunion.
The best room rate Marriott University Park can offer is $290 ($329.64 with tax) for September 12 only due to a week-long national convention.
Some classmates are opting to book with Airbnb.com. Book early!
Classmate, Greg Link, will emcee the program. Link, retired motivational speaker, cofounded former Covey Leadership Center, CoveyLink World-Wide, and FranklinCovey Global Speed of Trust Practice. He was influential in the worldwide success of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The Speed of Trust, and coauthored Smart Trust.
Dr. Donald Ripplinger, beloved choir director, at 92 years young will lead an impromptu and historic choir. He will invite all willing '69 alumni and guests, who had at any time been in one of his classes, to sing the Skyline Hymn (written by classmate Stan Romney's mother, Elaine Clive Romney, with choir arrangement by Dr. Ripplinger). Listen to the hymn, and read the music and lyrics on the site page "Skyline Hymn/Campus Tour" of this website. Dr. Ripplinger will lead us all in the Skyline Fight Song, which he wrote. At this event, music and lyrics will be provided for the hymn, and lyrics only for the fight song. Start practicing!
Multi-talented musician, Ike Egan (Skyline '71), will conduct "Name That Tune" with songs from the '60s. Ike directed and performed with the New Christy Minstrels, cowrote songs, produced records for, and toured worldwide with The Osmonds, sang in hundreds of commercials nationwide, composed the score for Ulysses 31 for over 30 years, and received awards for his contributions to radio broadcasting. These achievements represent just a snippet of his extensive history of musical accomplishments.
A 50-year high school reunion comes only once. It will be a time to enjoy the experience of reconnecting, reminiscing, and rediscovering friends and classmates of our youth. If you’ve had challenges with money, health, wayward kids, career, marriage, or life itself, you’ll fit right in. Gained some weight? Lost some hair? Been there, done that and don’t care! Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity. It will be a time to celebrate survival!
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