Author Archive for Withrow Alumni

2019 Class of Withrow Athletic Hall of Fame

Mark your calendars for the Centennial edition of the Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday evening, January 26, 2018 at half-time of the Withrow–Anderson varsity boys’ basketball game. Game time is 7:30 P.M. The following five athletes comprise the eighth class to be inducted:

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Withrow Centennial Weekend

The Withrow Alumni Association has established a Withrow Centennial Group having a sole purpose of coordinating Centennial events that celebrate Withrow’s 100th year and its long history of education in our communities. The Withrow Centennial Group is comprised of WAI board members and other alumni who are interested in participating in this historic event. 

Mark your calendars now with the weekend of September 6th, 7th and 8th, 2019 and plan to join your fellow alums for a fun weekend of Withrow Centennial Celebration activities. Individual classes can plan independent activities on Friday evening and Sunday, but everyone is invited to join in the following planned activities.

Friday, September 6th – A Centennial Golf Outing.

Saturday, September 7th – A Centennial Evening Gala Dinner – Proceeds from this event will benefit Withrow’s Business Education Program.

The details of the above and other activities are being planned, and we’re looking for volunteers to help with the golf outing and the Centennial Gala, for example, with marketing, contacting alumni, decorations and planning the Gala dinner program. If you’re willing to help, please submit a Centennial Reunion Weekend Volunteer Form by clicking HERE or leave a message for Carol Mitchell-Lawrence at the alumni office at 513-363-9085

Withrow Centennial Madness After March

The Withrow Alumni Association has established a Withrow Centennial Group having a sole purpose of coordinating Centennial events that celebrate Withrow’s 100th year and its long history of education in our communities. The Withrow Centennial Group is comprised of WAI board and non-board members who are interested in participating in this historic event.

The Madness after March

April 13, 2019

The March Madness continues with a Withrow Centennial All-Star Basketball Tournament.

We’re currently recruiting players, coaches, referees, judges and vendors to participate in and assist with the following events:

  • 3-on-3 Tournaments
  • 3-Point Shooting Contest
  • Slam Dunk Contest

If you’re interested in volunteering for The Madness after March, please fill out the March After Maddness Volunteer Form by clicking HERE or leave a message with the alumni office at 513-363-9085. The Madness After March Planning Committee currently includes Regina Williams, class of ’84, Michael Boggan, class of ’82, Da’mon George, class of ’88, Terrence West, class of ’90, and Carol Mitchell-Lawrence, class of ’84. Join your classmates in helping with this Centennial Event.

Withrow Sounds Again, May 9-11, 2019

Withrow Sounds Again performances will be Thursday, May 9th at 7:30pm, and Friday, May 10th and Saturday, May 11th at 8pm. Reserved seat tickets will go on sale Monday April 1, 2019. They may be purchased at the school or on the Withrow Sounds Again (WSA) website. Please note that this is a change from the dates published earlier.

Tickets Prices: Adults – $20, Children 12 and under – $10; and Withrow students can buy tickets at school for $8 or online for $10.

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Retired Staff Luncheon

Christy McTigue Backley

 

by Christy Backley ’66

On September 1, 60 retired Withrow staff members gathered in the Alumni Center, which most remembered as the library, to kick off a year of events the Alumni Assn. has planned to celebrate Withrow’s Centennial. 

Along with socializing and reminiscing about their days at Ohio’s most beautiful public school, attendees enjoyed browsing through artifacts, lunch by Eatwell Catering, background music played by Withrow’s string ensemble, a welcome message from new principal Jerron Gray, and tours of the renovated school.

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