East Ridge High School Class Of 1974, 1978 And 1979 To Hold Reunions

Sunday, July 13, 2014
The reunion committee includes, front row, left to right, Lindy Lou Partlow Stolpmann, Regina Beadle Davis, Phyllis Bowles Payne, and Edna Cerasi Cooze. Back row, left to right, Gary Nation, William (Billy) Watts, Jeff Pearce, Jess Knobles and Gregg Shipley.

Not Pictured - Chris Corley Byrum
The reunion committee includes, front row, left to right, Lindy Lou Partlow Stolpmann, Regina Beadle Davis, Phyllis Bowles Payne, and Edna Cerasi Cooze. Back row, left to right, Gary Nation, William (Billy) Watts, Jeff Pearce, Jess Knobles and Gregg Shipley. Not Pictured - Chris Corley Byrum

The East Ridge High School Class of 1974 is having their 40th reunion Sept. 20 at the Chattanoogan on Broad Street.   

For more information please go to the website Eastridge74.com

East Ridge High School Class of 1978 and 1979 and Friends is planning their upcoming 35th year reunion on July 26 at the Chattanooga Convention Center and an Alumni Picnic at Harrison Bay State Park on July 27.  

For more information, please visit their website, ERHS Class of '78 & '79 with Friends


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