Class of 1974 Reunion

The Albion High School Class of 1974 held their 40th reunion on Saturday, July 12th at the Albion Elks Lodge.  Approximately 92 classmates and their guests (~151 total), attended the event – that represents more than 1/2 the surviving members of the class of ’74. The reunion weekend included a pre-reunion gathering at the Crooked Door Tavern on Friday night, a Memorial Tree Dedication Ceremony Saturday morning (click here to read more), and the reunion on Saturday night. Highlights of the reunion included fabulous decorations all made by hand by the talented members of the planning committee, delicious food, DJ Mike Vickers of Legends 102.7, music by the Who Dats featuring class of ’74’s own John Borello, and a reunion of the legendary local band, C.A.M.F., who played at school dances and parties during the mid-70s. A great time was had by all who attended.

Bit of trivia:  The Class of 1974 was the first graduating class from the “new” high school!

Some photos of the event:


The Class of 1974

photo courtesy of Mike Whiting, Whiting’s Village Studio v 2.0 (AHS class of 2002)


The entrance to the hall

Becky and Balloon Arch

The balloon arch was the creation of Becky Allen Prophet


The balloon and flower crew….did an amazing job on the decorations!

Karen Culmo Fontana, Sue Forder Polisoto, Bill Oliver, Marilyn Wright Kilborn, Nancy Weits Horth, Pam Navarra Lusk, Renee Schoonover Colonna, and Becky Allen Prophet

(not pictured is Sherry Lanning Wheatley)

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We invited some of our teachers

Pictured here are Marie Follett, Bill Lattin, and Mark Chamberlain with his wife Lois

Also attending were school psychologist, George Follett and teacher, Cy Fetzner

Mark Chamberlain blessed us by offering the benediction


As classmates arrived, they were able to see who was coming and a checkmark by their name let them know if they had already arrived

This was created by Sherry Lanning Wheatley


Original member of C.A.M.F. reunited to play at the reunion and kept the dance floor packed!

Band members (l-r): Loius DePeters, Mike Tully, David Colonna, Jim Aina, John Borello, and Tom Bradley (on keyboard)

(also pictured in the band is Ed Hilfiker of the Who Dats – beside Tom Bradley)

photo courtesy of Mike Whiting, Whiting’s Village Studio v 2.0 (AHS class of 2002)


The Alumni Foundation was present at the reunion – volunteer Crystal Hallenbeck (AHS Class of 2001) manned the table

Pictured with Crystal is Stacey Graham, guest of Charlie Breuilly

Posted by Kim Wright Pritt

Photos courtesy of Kim Wright Pritt and Mike Whiting, Whiting’s Village Studio, V 2.0