140 Attend Meredith/Inter-Lakes Alumni Event (301 w/2col Ben Jacobs)

MEREDITH — The Meredith/ Inter-lakes Alumni Association held its Annual Alumni Brunch & Meeting on Sunday, June 2 at Church Landing in Meredith. There were over 140 alumni and guests in attendance and they were able to mingle with friends and classmates prior to enjoying the brunch buffet.
"The 50 year Class" for this year was the Class of 1963 and they were the honored guests of the association. There were 21 class members sitting at the head table with their guests. Steve Ainsworth from the Class of '76 was the MC for the event, and he introduced the Class of '63. Later he and President Beth Dever Colby gave out certificates to all class members in attendance.
Three gifts were also given out and they went to Mike McGrew, the class member 'having the most children' with 10, Joyce McGrew Bohne, the class member with 'the most grandchildren' with 22, and Rita Moulton the class member 'traveling the furthest' from Farmington Hills,Michigan. Thanks goes out to class member Chuck Thorndike for putting together a slide show of photographs from their high school years and they were shown on a large screen during the event.
The most senior members to attend the event were Ruth Grappone and Ben Jacobs from the class of 1938, celebrating their 75th.
Also honored were the three alumni scholarship recipients from the I-L Class of 2013. The three $1,000 scholarships went to Madison Roberge, Tiffany Richards, and William True.
The Alumni Loyalty Cup, which is chosen by the High School Faculty and was first given out in 1928, was awarded to Teghan Kelley who was unable to attend because of the band exchange. Accepting the Alumni Cup for Teghan was Cheryl Gordon Doyle who was the Alumni Cup recipient from 1963.

The two oldest members present, Ruth Grappone and Ben Jacobs from the Class of 1938, celebrating their 75th reunion. (Courtesy photo)