By Kiera Reilly, C’93
As many photos as we have shared in our #93tothe25th countdown posts, many more have been shared in our Class Facebook group. And everyone is also being reflective.
Eliza Schleifstein wrote:
When I talk about my four years at Penn, I still say it is the best four years of my life, despite 13 years at a private school, 20 years of marriage and two children. Given that my kids now view some of my Penn friends as closer to them than their own family and call their kids their cousins, it just makes sense. No matter where you go, Penn alumni seem to all say the same thing, and you do not hear it from other schools.
Jennifer Jarett shared:
I have to admit, a little over five years ago, I was on the fence about attending our 20th reunion. Susan Baranovsky West, charmer that she is, convinced me to go. I ended up having a wonderful time catching up with old friends and making a new friend in Rob Williams! It was such a delightful weekend that when I came back, I immediately tried to find out how to volunteer for the 25th reunion. So I have been looking forward to this for a pretty long time! And now, over the past few weeks, with everyone sharing all of their photos and memories (thank you to all the class hoarders who still have so many tickets and fliers and t-shirts!!!), I am overflowing with excitement!! I can’t wait to see you all!
Caren Lissner added:
May we all make new friends. I keep seeing so many photos that remind me just how many people I *didn’t* know in my class…but there were 5,000 undergrads in our school, so it’s logical we never crossed paths with some.
And Amanda Rykoff chimed in:
The best part about the Penn community is that we share that bond no matter what class and even if we didn’t know each other while we were at Penn. Some of my best friends are Penn alumni I didn’t know when I was there or who graduated well after me but we had that bond. All roads lead to Penn. Looking forward to seeing everyone next weekend!
And now back to reminiscing about our Senior Week back in 1993.
Our Senior Class board planned a week of events for us.
Who remembers the South Street Strut?
The Phillies game – tickets were only $7.00!
We went to Great Adventure.
Not sure if this is from Great Adventure or the beach.
We spent the day in Atlantic City and at the beach.
The Walnut Walk!!!
Fun on the walk
We spent the day on the Green.
The Senior Formal at the Bellevue Hotel.
The Senior Class Board before the formal.
And then our very first alumni day where we marched as a class down Locust Walk in the Alumni Day parade.
Jonathan Goldstein was seen carrying the Philomathean Society flag in the Alumni Parade – and Provost Aiken and Lucy Hackney and President Sheldon Hackney .
We presented a check from our Senior Class Gift drive.
Penn Class of 1993 25th Reunion Countdown
The weekend of April 27 – 28, marked 2 weeks until the 25th Reunion of the Penn Class of 1993 (May 11 – 14, 2018)! Meet us at the Button!
Register NOW to attend our 25th Reunion!
Join us we count down the weeks to our reunion #93tothe25th:
- Follow us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram.
- Classmates are invited to join our Facebook and LinkedIn groups.
- Donate to The Penn Fund in honor of our reunion! We want to break the 25th reunion participation giving record and every gift matters!
- Book your hotel room or AirBnB now! See our class website for details.
- Tag all of your social media posts #penn1993 and #pennalumni!