THE CLASS OF 1979
79 of us have added our profiles to the Alumni Directory, so far.
Combined, we have 169 children, 130 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
13 of us served in the U.S. Armed Forces for a combined total of 139 years.
31 of us spent a combined total of 104 years earning 11 Associates, 18 Bachelors, 5 Masters and 1 Doctorate degree.
Our most-traveled? One of us has visited 48 U.S. States or Territories, and another has visited 17 foreign countries.
5 of us have birthdays this month, and 4 of us have birthdays in October.
Currently, 10 of us are retired.
ON THE RADIO
Top Songs: 1978-1979
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I N M E M O R I A M T R I B U T E S
I’m FreeDon’t grieve for me, for now I’m free
I’m following the path God has laid you see.
I took His hand when I heard him call
I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day
To laugh, to love, to work, to play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way
I found that peace at the close of day.
If my parting has left a void
Then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss
Oh yes, these things I too will miss.
Be not burdened with times of sorrow
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My life’s been full, I savored much
Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief
Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your hearts and peace to thee
God wanted me now; He set me free.
Classmates Not Pictured
The Twenty-Third Psalm
The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not be in want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He restores my soul. He guides me in the path of righteousness for His name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, They comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, And I will dwell in the house of the Lord - forever.
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Connie Beverly Green
Kimberly Davis Moats
Cheryl Giannotti Wenger
LaTanya Maiden Burrell
Regina Perkins Graves
Michelle Scott Statton
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Laureen Kinneer Brewer
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WHERE ARE WE?
Classmates in the U.S.
District of Columbia
Totals include confirmed and unconfirmed addresses as input by the reunion committee.