Reunion Weekend 2019 June 6-9 Brings Back Alumni, Friends

More than 800 Mercersburg alumni, families, and friends returned to campus June 6-9 for Reunion Weekend 2019. Classes ending in 4s and 9s celebrated reunions, though alumni and guests from a number of Mercersburg class years came back to campus for the four-day event. See a video recap of the weekend and browse the photo gallery.
Follow these links for videos from Reunion Weekend:
A Tribute to Debbie and Frank Rutherford ’70
Class of ’32 Award Recipient Steven Guttman ’64
Class of ’32 Award Recipient James Snyder ’69

Saluting Faculty/Staff Retirees/Honorees
Robert Naething ’74, “A Life of Perseverance: Picking Ourselves Up Off the Mat”
Rebecca Lowe ’99, “The Lowe Down”
James Snyder ’69, “Power of Place: From Mercersburg to the Creative Cultural World”

The four-day event began with a variety of activities in the area, from golf at Whitetail Golf Resort to a tour and tasting of Knob Hall Winery and an exploratory journey to nearby Antietam National Battlefield, as well as a historic look into the history of the borough of Mercersburg. The evening featured the Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Recognition Dinner, which honored seven alumni award winners and eight faculty and staff members who are retiring or have completed 40 years of service to the school.

Other weekend events included keynote addresses by Robert Naething ’74, P ’01 (Friday) and Rebecca Lowe ’99 (Saturday); a variety of programs and presentations offering a glimpse into life at Mercersburg and the accomplishments of the alumni body; class dinners on Saturday evening; fun, relaxation, and reconnection among friends old and new; dancing and the Class Tent Cup presentation; the annual Service of Worship and Remembrance Sunday morning; and a breakfast honoring retiring faculty members Debbie and Frank Rutherford ’70.

Hear a song created and performed in honor of the Class of 1969’s 50th reunion by class reunion co-chair Andy Wolf ’69. (Read the lyrics.)

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Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 435 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center.
Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236
GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236
717-328-6173