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Upcoming Events

2021 Class Reunions

EGRHS classes with year ending in a "1" or "6" - it is your year for a reunion! Additional information may be available on the Class News page. And we are available to help with your planning efforts. Contact Maria Allen, Alumni Relations Coordinator to request planning support and share your class reunion plans. 

Class Year Reunion Information
1949 72nd July 25, 2021
1951 70th No reunion information
1956 65th No reunion information
1961 60th No reunion information
1966 55th No reunion information
1971 50th August 14, 2021
1976 45th No reunion information
1981 40th September 25, 2021
1986 35th No reunion information
1991 30th July 2022 TBD
1996 25th No reunion information
2001 20th No reunion information
2006 15th No reunion plans for 2021
2011 10th No reunion information
2016 5th No reunion information

2020 Class Reunions

Contact Maria Allen, Alumni Relations Coord. to share your updated class reunion news. 

Class Year Reunion Updated Reunion Information
1950 70th No reunion information available
1955 65th Reunion date TBD
1960 60th No reunion information
1965 55th September 2021 reunion TBD
1970 50th 2022 reunion date TBD
1975 45th No reunion information
1980 40th September 18, 2021
1985 35th No reunion information
1990 30th October 22-23, 2021
1995 25th 2021 reunion date TBD
2000 20th No reunion plans for 2021
2005 15th No reunion information
2010 10th No reunion information
2015 5th 2021 reunion date TBD

2021 Gerken Open Golf Outing

June 9, 2021 at Thousand Oaks Golf Club

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.