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1971 Reunion

50th Reunion Schedule of Events

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Two events during Reunion Weekend will be happening at the Boston Marriott, Peabody. To book a room in the Boston Marriott, Peabody or to explore other local accommodations, please click the buttons below.

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Friday, May 20, 2022

6:30 pm: Baccalaureate Mass in the Mahoney Wellness Center
Our celebrant will be Fr. Joe O'Keefe '72.

  • Registration required.
  • Dress code: coat and tie.

7:30 pm: Class of 1971 50th + 1 Cocktail Reception at the Boston Marriott, Peabody, Peabody, MA 
Cocktail reception for the Class of 1971 and their guests. Members of the Class of 1971 will receive their 50th reunion tie.

  • $75 per person, registration required.
  • Reception will include food and cash bar.  
  • Dress code: casual
Saturday, May 21, 2022

8:30 am: Golden Eagle Breakfast in the Milano Dining Hall
Breakfast to welcome our new Gold Eagles on Commencement morning.  

  • Registration required.
  • All Gold Eagles and their guest are welcome.
  • Class of 1971 Diploma Ceremony will be held.
  • Dress code: White or blue shirt, tan pants and navy blazer, Gold Eagle tie and straw hat.

10:30 am: Class of 1971 Procession to Commencement
Gold Eagles from the Class of 1971 are invited to process to the Commencement Tent with their classmates. Procession will begin in front of Memorial Dining Hall and end at the Commencement Tent located on Ryken Field.

  • Registration required.
  • Dress code: Coat and tie; Gold Eagle 50th Reunion straw hat
  • Gold Eagles from the Class of 1971 are invited to process to the commencement tent with their class. Procession will begin in front of Memorial Dining Hall and end at the Commencement Tent located on Ryken Field.

11 am to 1 pm: Commencement

  • Registration required.
  • Dress code: Coat and tie; Gold Eagle 50th Reunion straw hat

3 pm to 5 pm: Campus Tours begins at Administration Building
Haven't been on campus in a while? Allow our Spire Society students to take you on a tour of campus before the reunion party. The bookstore will be open during the touring hours.

  • Dress code: casual

6 pm to 7 pm: Early Access for 50th & 25th Reunion Classes at the Reunion Tent/Ryken Field
7 pm to 10 pm: Reunion Tent Party

  • $50 per person, registration required
  • Cocktail reception to celebrate the 50th and 25th reunion years
  • Dress Code: casual
  • Celebration of all reunion years ending in 0, 1, 2, 5, 6 & 7! The evening will include cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres with a welcome from Headmaster Ed Hardiman and live performance by Swingtown!        
Sunday, May 22, 2022

10 am: Brunch at the Boston Marriott, Peabody, Peabody, MA

  • $35 per person, registration required
  • Dress code: casual

Can't make it to Reunion? Help us celebrate by making your class gift!

Class Gift

Questions? 

Please contact our Alumni Office at alumni@stjohnsprep.org or by calling (978) 624-1331.

Class of 1971 Reunion Committee:

Bob Attridge, Tom DiGiuseppe, Paul Driscoll, Peter Fallon, Dave Handy, Hank Healey, Bob Hogan, Dana Hughes, Steve Krause, Charlie McShane

Members of the Class of 1971 Attending Reunion Events:

Bob Attridge, Ken Bellevue, Ed Cahill, John Cloud, J Dennis DiPaolo, Paul Dobbs, Paul Driscoll, Peter Fallon, Joseph Ferris, Brian Ganley, Hank Healey, Bob Hogan, Michael Howell, Dana Hughes, David Jean, Bob Jones, Joe Keefe, Steve Krause, Joseph Loring, Thomas Lynch, Michael Maxey, Tom McGovern, Charles McShane, Jack Miniter, Charles O'Donnell, James Nasser, John Suslak, Mike Walsh, James Zampell

Registration is now closed

To register for reunion please call (978) 624-1331.