2018 Class Reunions

As of the publication of the Spring/Summer Online Log, these are the RHS Class reunions that have been reported to the Alumni Association. If you want your Reunion listed on the Riverside Alumni Association website and have a Facebook Event created for you, please fill out this form. You can find the latest Reunions on the website here. 2018 Class Reunions Class of 1958 60-year Reunion September 8 @ 5:00 pm – September 9 @ 6:00 pm Class of 1963 55-year Reunion July 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm…

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Growing Organization Has Growing Needs

As the Riverside Alumni Association continues to grow, so does its need for more people to help with events and functions. We have a couple of immediate needs for volunteers and committee chairs to help with the Hall of Fame and the awarding of Scholarships. You do not have to be on the board of trustees to be a chair of a committee. The Hall of Fame Selection Committee needs some help this year and will need a chairperson in 2019. We had a record number of nominations this year….

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Veterans Monument Coming to RHS

A group of veterans wants to honor Riverside alumni who have served in our armed forces by erecting a memorial on campus. Each of the five branches of the military will be represented. This project will start with a set of flags between the field house and football stadium. Local organizations and businesses have already donated the flag poles and the flags to be displayed. The rest of the project will still need approximately $7,000 to finish the outside phase of the tribute. The inside component of the proposed memorial…

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Lifelong Friends Build Dream House

2007 was a good year for Josh Edgell and Mark Maltry. That year the lifelong friends realized a longtime dream to start up their own home construction and remodeling company. After graduating from the Construction/Remodeling/Repair programs at Auburn Career Center and Riverside High School in 2000, Maltry and Edgell worked for contractors in Lake and Geauga counties. Seven years of experience gave them enough confidence to venture out on their own. That’s when they formed JEMM Construction. 2008 was not a very good year for the housing industry. That year…

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Scholarship Spotlight – John Mayer

The Riverside Alumni Association has provided thousands of dollars in scholarships to graduating seniors over the last several years. Each edition of Scholarship Spotlight will feature one of those students and life after high school. John Mayer graduated in 2007 and attended The Ohio State University. He earned a Bachelor of Material Science and Engineering in 2011. John picks up the story from here: Upon graduation from Ohio State I moved to Ashland, Kentucky, and accepted a job as quality engineer for AK Steel. AK Steel produces various types of…

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Volunteer Opportunities – Summer 2017

We are always looking for volunteers to help staff many events the Alumni Association take part in each year. We really have a specific need for volunteers who have communications, writing and marketing experience. If you have any experience in graphic design, news writing, website content management, Email management, or business social media management, the communication committee can use your help. You could help us with: (any, a couple, or all) Writing articles for the Online Log and the website Designing print ads, other pieces and images for online Managing…

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Reunion Report – Spring 2017

Reunion season is coming up fast and the alumni association has a great resource for you. Visit it here on the alumni website. If you are one of those planning your class reunion please let us know so we can post it on the website Event Calendar. We also have some class Email lists and would be happy to send out an Email to your class list through our system. We know about these Reunions for 2017 The Class of 1952 and its combined reunion with Harvey Class of 1952…

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Board News – Spring 2017

Annual Alumni Association Meeting held in February Congratulations to three Riverside alumni who were voted onto the Board of Trustees for the Alumni Association. Two are newcomers and one has been serving as the Board Treasurer for several years. New to the board are James Hido (2003) and Frank Vaccariello (1980). Serving another term is Don Pomfrey (1954). The Board then entered executive session to determine the officers for the next year. President Bill Guyer (1967) Vice President Kathy Riley (1963) Secretary Gretchen Reed (Faculty) Treasurer Dom Pomfrey (1954)

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Volunteer Opportunities – Spring 2017

Volunteer opportunities are plentiful during the course of the year. From staffing event booths to needing help with banquets, there’s plenty of work to spread around. Here are the most pressing volunteer opportunities for the summer and fall 2017. Selling Duck Race Tickets We need people the weekend of Painesville Party in the Park We will have tables at two football games prior to the race. People at the Duck Race Mostly the drying and sorting after the race, but there are other duties as well. Setup, teardown and other…

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Alumni Sports/Band – Spring 2017

Former athletes from many different sports and former band musicians take part in alumni activities each year. We will Post those here as we get them. Alumni Band Homecoming Game September 22 The alumni perform with the band during halftime and pregame. If you can make it, rehearsal starts at 5:30PM on the practice field next to the high school. You don not have to make rehearsal to perform with the alumni band. More information including access to music and percussion reservations will be coming soon. Meanwhile, check out this…

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