A. E. Beach High Class of 1957 held their 60th class reunion last week (December 27-31) at DeSoto Savannah. Many class members traveled far and near for this joyous occasion. A meet and greet was held on Wednesday and Thursday in the Hospitality Suite at the DeSoto.
On Friday, December
29, a banquet and dance was held in the DeSoto Ballroom. On Saturday a picnic was held at the Crusader Community Center. Dr. Lester Johnson, Jr. was scheduled as the keynote speaker before his demise. Reflections of time spent at A. E. Beach were made by several classsmates.
On Sunday, the class culminated their reunion with worship service at St. Paul CME Church. The Steering Committee for the reunion was lead by Elizabeth P. Jackson. Members of the committee were Ruth Teasley, Lula Y. Wilson, Cecile J. Burke, Marguerite T. Birt, Gladys Lambert, John Finney and Gwendolyn R. Collier.