1959 - 60th Reunion

Welcome to your Reunion class page. This will be your source for information and updates about your upcoming Reunion. Please continue to check back often. If you have any questions, please contact Assistant Director of Annual Giving Programs Karen Lotz at lotzk@wra.net or cal 330-650-9720. We look forward to celebrating with you in June!

Class Chair

  • Herb Wainer

    Planning to Come

    Please contact your Reunion Committee or the Advancement Office to add your name to this list.
    • Adam Brand
    • Michael Chang
    • Jim Moodey
    • Norm Shaw
    • Herb Wainer

    Officially Registered

    • John Gier, III
    • Bill Shilts
    • Dave Snyder
    • Bill Spohn
    • John St. Clair

    Schedule of Events


    8:30 a.m. | 17th Annual Scholarship Golf Classic | Country Club of Hudson
    10 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Registration Open | Ellsworth Hall, Hospitality Headquarters
    Noon – 1:30 p.m. | Lunch available | Ellsworth Hall
    6 p.m. | Welcome Back Reception & All Class Dinner | Ellsworth Hall


    7 – 9 a.m. | Breakfast available | Ellsworth Hall
    8 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Registration Open | Ellsworth Hall, Hospitality Headquarters
    9 a.m. | Annual Señor Fun Run & Memorial 5k | WRA Stadium
    9 - 11 a.m. | Brick Row Quad Tour | New renovations at Seymour Hall, The Wang Innovation Center, President's House
    11 a.m. – noon | WRA Today Program | Chapel
    Noon – 1:30 p.m. | Celebrate Reserve Family Picnic | Ellsworth Lawn Main Tent
    2 p.m. | Alumni Soccer Game | Behind Ellsworth Hall, Varsity Field
    5 p.m. | Registration Reopens
    6 p.m. – midnight | Reunion Gala -- Cocktail Receptions, Class Photos & Dinners
    9:45 p.m. | American Fireworks Display


    8 – 11 a.m. | Farewell Brunch | Ellsworth Hall


    On Campus:
    Ellsworth Hall is available for your class.

    Off Campus:
    Hilton Garden Inn (5.6 miles from WRA)
    8971 Wilcox Drive
    Twinsburg, OH 44087
    330-405-4488 mention you are with Western Reserve Academy to receive the special rate of $92/night.

    Shuttle Service will be provided between the Hilton Garden Inn and campus throughout the weekend.

    Honor Roll of Donors

    Thank you to all alumni who have given to WRA in honor of Reunion 2019.
    As of March 25, 2019

    • Malcolm Cleaveland
    • John Gier, III
    • Jim Irwin
    • Jim Klippert
    • Bill Levy
    • Andy Lewis
    • John Lindamood
    • Jack Loos
    • George Medill
    • Stu Snodgrass
    • Herb Wainer

    Reserve Heritage Society Members

    Have you included WRA in your estate plan? If so, please let us know and we will add your name to the growing number of classmates who have done the same:

    • Nick Hayes
    • Wilson Kafer
    • Bill Levy
    • Andy Lewis
    • George Medill
    • Fritz Thiel
    • Norm Wulff
    Additionally, should you wish to share a conservative estimate of your planned gift, the amount can be added to your class giving totals.

    If you have not included WRA in your estate plans, please consider doing so. It is a wonderful way to ensure that tomorrow’s students have the same extraordinary experiences and opportunities as our current students.

    You may contact Tony Pasiak in our Advancement Office at 330-650-9758 or pasiaka@wra.net with any questions, to join the Reserve Heritage Society or should you wish to share information about your planned gift.

    Lost Alumni

    • Richard Elliot
    • Chip Ganz

    If you know how to reach a lost alumnus or have other information on their whereabouts, please contact Lisa Rapaszky in the Advancement Office at 330-342-9674 or rapaszkyl@wra.net.