The Grand Reunion 2021

Please mark your calendars for The Grand Reunion on Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6, 2021. We will be celebrating reunions for the following classes:

1965, 1966, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016 and the Golden Bruins. 

The Class of 1970 will celebrate their 50th Reunion on Friday, June 4, 2021 at Padua Franciscan High School. Stay tuned for more information.

If you have any questions, please contact Director of Alumni & Constituent Relations Stephanie Hartman ’96 at 440.845.8224 or

Reunion Gift Challenge

As you celebrate your reunion this year, please consider making a gift to the Franciscan Fund in gratitude for your time at Padua Franciscan. You may consider honoring a teacher or coach who had an impact on you. The reunion class with the highest percent of participation and the class with the most dollars raised by May 31st will be recognized during The Grand Reunion at Padua. The classes will be presented with the Challenge Cup as well as having their class years etched on the Challenge plaque, displayed in the school. Watch for your request for support in April, or you may make your gift today. Click here to donate.

Click here to view leaderboard results for this year’s reunion classes ending in 1’s and 6’s.

For further information on the Reunion Gift Challenge, contact Arlene Gagliardo, Director Franciscan Fund & Major Gifts at or 440-845-8224.

Grand Reunion Weekend 2019

Nearly 500 alumni, family and friends returned to their alma mater to celebrate The Grand Reunion on June 1 and 2, 2019. The Class of 1969 celebrated their 50th reunion, along with graduating classes ending in 4’s and 9’s including:

• 2014 – 5 year reunion
• 2009 – 10 year reunion
• 2004 – 15 year reunion
• 1999 – 20 year reunion
• 1994 – 25 year reunion
• 1989 – 30 year reunion
• 1984 – 35 year reunion
• 1979 – 40 year reunion
• 1974 – 45 year reunion
• 1969 – 50 year reunion – Golden Bruins

Alumni reconnected with each other, walked down memory lane, got tours of the school, flipped through old yearbooks, enjoyed food catered by Winking Lizard and drinks served by alumni bartenders.

Alumni from 19 states (outside of Ohio) were represented at The Grand Reunion including:

Arizona Illinois
Arkansas Indiana
California Maryland
Colorado Michigan
Florida Missouri
Georgia New York
Pennsylvania Washington
South Carolina West Virginia

Click here to view photos.


For more information regarding The Grand Reunion or you would like to help, contact Director of Alumni & Constituent Relations Stephanie Hartman ’96 at 440.845.8224 or

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