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2020 Class Reunions

Contact Maria Allen, Alumni Relations Coord. to share your class reunion news and to find out how she can support your planning efforts. 

Class Reunion Original Reunion Date Updated Reunion Information
1949 71st July 25, 2020 July 2021
1955 65th September 17-18, 2020 Postponed; new date to be determined
1965 55th September 11-12, 2020 September 10-11, 2021
1970 50th September 25-26, 2020 Postponed; new date to be determined
1980 40th September 25-26, 2020 September 2021
1990 30th
2021 date to be determined
1995 25th
2021 Reunion date to be determined
2000 20th August 1, 2020 Postponed until August 2021
2015 5th November 25, 2020

2020 Community Service and Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner

The East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation has postponed its biennial Awards Dinner to the fall of 2021. The decision to have the event next year was made for the safety and health of our recipients and the event supporters and guests. We look forward to recognizing our inspirational community members and successful alumni at Thousand Oaks Golf Club and hope you will join us. Through the generosity of sponsors and dinner guests, we plan to honor our award recipients while supporting the mission of the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation. 

The 2020 Community Service and Distinguished Alumni Award recipients:

• Bruce Towne, Jr. - Community Service Award Recipient, former EGRPS staff.

• CDR Bill Krissoff, MD, Medical Corps, United Sates Navy (Ret.) - Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipient, Orthopedic Surgeon, Class of 1964.

If you would like to sponsor this event or need additional information, please contact the Foundation at 616.235.3535 or

Nominations for the 2022 Community Service and Leadership Award and the Distinguished Alumni Award will be accepted until December 1, 2021. 

The 2018 Community Service and Distinguished Alumni Award recipients: .

• Elizabeth Welch, Class of 1988 - Community Service Award Recipient, public education advocate.

• Dr. Henry "Fritz" Schaefer III, Class of 1962 - Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipient, world renowned scientist.

Previous Award Recipients

EGRPS High School events may be found on the EGRHS website.