Grand Reunion Weekend 2019

June 5th, 2019 | News

Nearly 500 alumni, family and friends returned to their alma mater to celebrate the Padua 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
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia

Reunion Gift Challenge

Ed Campobenedetto ’69 and Laurie (Keco) Grabowski ’89 proudly accepted the Reunion Gift Challenge Cup from Principal David Stec ’86 and President Fr. Allan DaCorte, ofm.

The Class of ’89 won for highest dollars raised with $10,865. The Class of ’69 won for highest participation at 21%.

Gifts are still being accepted for the 2018-2019 fiscal year until June 30th.