June 21, 2019

Reunion Weekend 2019: 10 Memorable Moments

Bear hugs, big laughs, and joyful moments of recognition give testimony to the lifelong friendships forged at Andover.

REUNITING AT THE ALUMNI PARADE

The alumni parade is a tradition of universal enthusiasm that never gets old. From the first strains of the Clan MacPherson Pipes and Drums band to the procession of celebrating alumni, this is Big Blue Pride in full swing.

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A SWEET SURPRISE

Chef Priscilla Martell ’74 and food industry writer Louise Kramer ’75 provided samples and a guided tasting of chocolate from milk to ruby (pictured) and dark.

TOGETHER AGAIN: 1948 VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM

Returning to campus for their induction into the Athletics Hall of Honor, members of the 1948 varsity football team reminisced about their legendary season when cocaptains were elected for the first time ever—and the team went undefeated. The team was one of five inductees into this year’s Hall of Honor class.

From left to right: Robert "Bob" Doran ’51, Palmer "Pim" Eppler ’51, Louis "Bo" Polk ’49, Clark Brink ’49, Edwin "Ed" Smith ’49 and George Rider ’51.

ANDOVER FOR LIFE

Actress Dana Delaney ’74 and TV producer and professional Santa Claus Jonathan Meath ’74 dished about school days and Andover friendships with Every Quarter podcast. Stay tuned this summer for the release of the episode.

LOBBING ON THE LAWN

From stickball to toy gliders, the Great Lawn was an ideal spot for relaxation and recreation.

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PICTURE-PERFECT

Alumni made more special memories at our in-house photo booth.

BACK TO SCHOOL

Alumni headed back to the classroom for a weekend packed with programming that included everything from science and mathematics to arts, archaeology, creative writing, and more.

Louis Bernieri (center back row with glasses), Instructor in English and Director of Andover Bread Loaf, helped alums tap into their inner-writer for a Saturday morning session of poetry and prose.

SUNGAZERS

Clear skies enabled alumni to head down to the Gelb Observatory and view the sun from the science center's telescope.

ABBOT AT ANDOVER DAY

Laughs, hugs, and old photos were on a roll when Abbot alumnae reconnected.

From left to right: Beth Samel Fried ’69, Stephanie Ross ’69, Jessie Leuenberger Butler ’69, and Annie Dillard ’69.

FOOD AND FRIENDS

Alumni from 1944 to 2014 connected during Saturday's picnic lunch.

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