Rossville High Class Of 1974 Planning 40th Reunion

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
First row, left to right, are Kay Helton Provonsha, Marilyn Kettles McDowell, MaryAnne Dockery McDonough, Diane Mizell Hicks, Linda Crowder Griffin, Angie Lamb Curtis, Pam Hammontree Kelly, Debbie Hickman Ridge and Roger Ridge. Second row, Dennis Norwood, Darlene Key, David Crane and Dana Russell.
First row, left to right, are Kay Helton Provonsha, Marilyn Kettles McDowell, MaryAnne Dockery McDonough, Diane Mizell Hicks, Linda Crowder Griffin, Angie Lamb Curtis, Pam Hammontree Kelly, Debbie Hickman Ridge and Roger Ridge. Second row, Dennis Norwood, Darlene Key, David Crane and Dana Russell.

Representatives from the Rossville High School Class of 1974 met recently to begin planning for their 40th reunion, to be held in the fall of 2014.  

While many of the particulars are yet to be determined, the primary task now is gathering as much contact information on former classmates as possible.  Former faculty members are also encouraged to get in touch with the planning committee. 

Classmates and faculty may contact Debbie Hickman Ridge at (423) 593-8531 or Dennis Norwood at (423) 653-9372, email: 

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The next planning meeting will be held on Nov. 12 at the Rossville Rec Center (old high school gym) at 7 p.m.  All Class of 74 members are encouraged to attend. 

 


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