1974 - 45th 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 Andrea Brechtelsbauer, Director of Annual Giving Programs or 330-650-5885 or email brechtelsbauera@wra.net. We look forward to celebrating with you in June!

Reunion Committee

  • Indy Robinson Bacon
  • Jim Chambers
  • Paul Cobb
  • Joe Fisher
  • Harry Gaul
  • Rich Grant
  • John Missing
  • Tom Jewett
  • Dave Cable

Planning to Come

Please contact your Reunion Committee or the Advancement Office to add your name.
  • Indy Robinson Bacon
  • Dave Cable
  • Jim Chambers
  • Earl Childs
  • Paul Cobb
  • Carl Esterhay
  • Joe Fisher
  • Tom Jewett
  • Bill Kaylor
  • David Lindstedt (maybe)
  • Bob Sleutz
  • Amy Cull Willey
  • Ty York
  • Fred Zonsius

Officially Registered

  • Banks Poor
  • John Missing
  • John Stafford

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
TBD | Saturday Social event at Tom Jewett's House | Hudson
6 p.m. – midnight | Reunion Gala -- Cocktail Receptions, Class Photos & Dinners
9:45 p.m. | American Fireworks Display

– 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

  • Les Thorburn Allen
  • Jim Chambers
  • Paul Cobb
  • Jeff Mauk
  • Banks Poor
  • John Schumacher
  • John Stafford

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:

  • Indy Robinson Bacon
  • Jim Chambers
  • Harry Gaul
  • Mark Hamlin
  • Fred Zonsius

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

  • Steve Cross
  • Ron Gascon
  • Gregg ("Griff") Griffith
  • Robert James
  • Yasa Kikuchi
  • Judy Harley Rowan
  • Cheryl Roberson Shurtleff
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.