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•   Michael Hobson, Sr. -80  7/14
•   Scott Holzrichter  8/2
•   Joseph Larson  3/29
•   Lisa Griggs -80  2/2
•   Karen Davis (Miyawaki)  1/9
•   Wanda Jones (Holloway -81)  1/1
•   Andrew Browne -81  9/17
•   Megan Horseman (Burdolski)  9/15
•   Willie York  9/11
•   Wayne Gray  9/8
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Who lives where - click links below to find out.

1 lives in Alabama
1 lives in Arizona
7 live in California
5 live in Florida
3 live in Georgia
8 live in Illinois
91 live in Kansas
1 lives in Maine
1 lives in Maryland
36 live in Missouri
2 live in Nebraska
1 lives in Nevada
1 lives in New Jersey
1 lives in New York
2 live in North Carolina
3 live in Ohio
1 lives in Oklahoma
1 lives in Pennsylvania
1 lives in Tennessee
15 live in Texas
1 lives in Utah
3 live in Virginia
4 live in Washington
1 lives in Mexico
270 location unknown


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A hearty welcome to former students and friends of Sumner Academy's High School graduating classes of '79, '80, '81, '82 and '83. This web site is provided by members of your class and is exclusively for you and your classmates, along with some guests, such as teachers and friends who may have moved away before our senior year and who desire to keep in touch. We hope you will share your life and experiences with us by participating in this enduring special place to meet and contribute.

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Meet & Greet: Friday Night, Sept. 3, 2021 at Lowes Hotel KC

The weather was iffy -- it could storm any minute -- but the rain held off initially. Classmates gathered, conversed and friendships were rekindled. Later, because it began raining, we moved to the spacious hotel lobby. Lasting impression? 40-years later and we still looked good!

More pic/vids:
YouTube - Hiram
Pics courtesy Dana Page, Karla Robinson, Merril Johnson, and Marlon Frazier

Tour / Picnic: Saturday Morning, Sept. 4, 2021 at Sumner Academy of Arts & Sciences

When we planned a tour of the school, the Committee didn't know what to expect. How many people were interested? Would the morning rain keep people away? How would people know what to do? There was no need to worry. Almost 30 classsmates showed up, the morning rain was brief and our tour guide, Sumner Academy Athletics and Activity Director Ty Collins, was phenomenal. To get a taste of the tour, see the links below.

More pic/vids:
Photo Gallery
Videos | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |

Banquet: Saturday Evening, Sept. 4, 2021 at Sumner Academy of Arts & Sciences

Whoa. It was a nice turnout and an excellent evening as we enjoyed the conversation of classmates while everyone looked good. The highlights of the evening included a school rap by Hiram, the awards and acknowledgments, and our picture-taking session(s). The food was good (we should have served it earlier so it would have been hotter), the cake was phenomenal (a replica of Sumner Academy), and the music was okay (the DJ couldn't quite get our era right). Nevertheless, classmates who passed away were honored, a special $500 scholarship was given to SA Principal Rick Malone and we were educated and uplifted by the speeches of committee members Reggie Davis and Tony Booker. What a great time! Most everyone voted to have another (mini) reunion in 5-years in which all 5 classes are invited followed by a full, more formal 50-year (!) reunion for all the classes. And so we shall. Please keep this page bookmarked for future events! Until next time, thanks, everyone!
Banquet Photo Gallery
Videos | Classmates dining | A close-up look at the reunion cake | The Next Chapter Rap - w/respect to Lin Manuel Miranda of Hamilton | The Class Reunion 'Do You Remember?' Quiz



1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
Mary McClusky Sarah Mann Robin Baptiste Scott Holzrichter Michaela Mallon
Beverly Caro Olevia Mitchum Joe Cahill Brenda Burkett Bill Thomas
Michael Hutchingson Diana Diaz Monica Jones Jeff Devine Angelia Denise Stanley
John Danley Eric Johnson Melinda Stevenson Mary Sparks Eldon Potter
Sherri Cabe Lisa Tinch Karen Bellus Jim Hoenscheidt Cheryl Youngblood



1979 1980 1981 1982



  1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
SONG "My Sharona" by The Knack "Call Me" by Blondie "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts "Every Breath You Take" by The Police
MOVIE  Superman Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Raiders of the Lost Ark ET: The Extra-Terrestrial Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi