All alums are invited to come together to share the camaraderie of Reunion 2019 on October 4, 5, and 6.

Come and celebrate! You are joyfully invited to return to the “pillared portals” this fall to celebrate lifelong friendships, reunite with classmates, and feel pride in “dear old WT.”

The following classes have milestone reunion years, and will have class photos on campus and class parties around town: 2014, 2009, 2004, 1999, 1994, 1989, 1984, 1979, 1974, 1969, 1964, 1959, 1954, 1949, and 1944.

Schedule

Friday, October 4

TimeEvent
9:00 a.m.Alumnae/i Lounge and Registration
Molloy Posner Hall, Mitchell Room
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.50th Class Tea with Fifth Grade
Molloy Posner Hall, Finkel Libary
Students will interview members of the class of '69 about their memories of WT and life in the late 1960s.
9:40 - 10:35 a.m.

Back to Class with WT Faculty and Students (Alumnae/i-Led)
City as Our Campus Moment
Upper School Building, Dorrance Library
Brandilyn Dumas '99 and Sarah Rackoff '99

10:45 - 11:50 a.m.

Back to Class with WT Faculty and Students (Faculty-Led)
Physics with Celine Haselrig
Speech: The Art of Public Speaking with Barbara Holmes
Russian History with Dr. Josh Andy
Upper School Building
Sit in on class and see WT faculty in action.

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Luncheon Celebrating 50th+ Classes
Upper School Building, Hilda Willis Room
Hear from Head of School Dr. Scott Fech and celebrate your important milestone.

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.School Tours led by Student Ambassadors

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.Welcome Back Reception
Upper School Building
Reception for all alumnae/i with heavy hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer, and nonalcoholic beverages.




Saturday, October 5

TimeEvent
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WT Classic: Field Hockey and Soccer Games
Garland Field
Play or cheer on alumnae/i and current students.

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Casual Family Luncheon
Molloy Posner Hall, Hillman Dining Hall
Enjoy a festive lunch buffet with family and friends.

12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

City as Our Campus Experience
Enjoy a first-hand experience of WT's community-based learning model alongside WT faculty.

Old WT Tour with Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation: Van tour including stops at original WT buildings throughout the East End with a local expert. A WT faculty member will describe how students engage with the city and will provide writing prompts throughout the tour. (Van will depart from campus at 12:30 p.m. and return by 3:30 p.m.)






Sunday, October 6

TimeEvent
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Alums of Color Brunch
Enjoy casual conversation with WT's Director of Equity and Inclusion, Diane Nichols.




Tickets are free for alumnae/i and events take place at the City Campus, 555 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213.

Alumnae/i Speakers

Brandilyn Dumas ’99 is a Shareholder with Greenberg Traurig, LLP where she focuses her practice on commercial real estate transactions. She attended Duke University for her Bachelor’s degree, Fordham University for her Master’s degree, and New York University School of Law. As a student at WT, Brandilyn was awarded the Cum Laude Award, the Rachel Carson Chatham College Book Award, and the inaugural Mary McCrea Houston Griffin Scholarship Award. She was involved with Theater and received recognition for her work on Voices.

Sarah Rackoff ’99 is the Assistant General Counsel at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation in Washington, D.C. Previously, she was a partner in the New York office of Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe LLP, where she specialized in advising on financings using high-yield municipal bonds for major infrastructure projects. She attended the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Southern California Gould School Of Law, where she was the President of the Public Interest Law Foundation. At Winchester, Sarah was Student Council president and yearbook editor. Her grandmother, Barbara Rackoff ’43 was also a WT alumna.

Questions or ideas? Email mahsooba@winchesterthurston.org or call 412-578-7511 to contact Amiena Mahsoob, Director of Alumae/i Relations.