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Want to share your story with the East community? Just answer the “Virtual Cup of Coffee” questions and we’ll follow up with you.

Every so often, we get to sit down and have a virtual cup of coffee with an East alum who's doing something really exciting. Want to join us? Pull up a chair!

Shelley Allen '69

Elise Azkoul '09

Dave Berles '55 and Jim Berles '88

Reynolds "Ren" Brander '55

Amy (Aves) Challenger '90

Natalie Fratto '08

Flip Goodspeed '79

David Howitt '86

Sibby Kirchgessner '83

Brian Lettinga '87

Jim MacDonald '81

Jeff MacKeigan '91

Katie (Pantlind) Michell '91

Allison (Armstrong) Montague '88

John Ronan '81

Henry "Fritz" Schaefer '62

Jeremy Schwartz '15

Dave Snyder '86

Charlie Spies '91

Bill Spindle '81

Elizabeth Welch '88

Erika Wozniak '00


Would you like to be considered for a future virtual cup of coffee chat? Email Maria Allen or Jay Forstner. Or if you know an alum who'd be a fascinating subject for this feature, email us your idea! 

Alumni Directory

Be sure to contact the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation to keep your alumni record up to date. You may update your information by going to our Contact Us page or contacting the Alumni Relations Coordinator at or (616)235.3535.

Yearbooks Needed

EGRSF and Alumni Associaation is in need of copies of EGR high school Interlochen yearbooks. If you ave a copy that you wuld like to donate to us, please contact Maria Allen at The specific years needed:

1927 1940 1987 1999
1928 1941 1989 2000
1931 1942 1990 2001
1934 1943 1991 2003
1935 1944 1992 2006
1936 1974 1993 2007
1937 1976 1994
1938 1980 1995
1939 1985 1996