This page was inspired by an electronic newsletter that Susan Curran 72 sends out every three months to her classmates in the seventies. It's a great way to find out what has been happening to your friends. With her permission, we have adapted her wonderful concept on this page.

Let us know what is happening in your life. Do you have an animal tale, a wedding, a new grandchild or something to brag about that you would like to share? That's part of the fun. Come on, be creative!! Share your life with us. Contact us today.

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Class of 2009

Fifteen students of Ankara ES/HS received their diplomas on Friday, June 5 at the commencement ceremony held at the U.S. Ambassador's residence in Cankaya. The commencement speaker was Ron Tickfer, a longtime teacher at GCM who retired several years ago.

Congratulation Grads!!!!!

Grads 2009


Anatolian Shepherd

Buyuk is an Anatolian Shepherd that Chris Hamilton 88 got from a breeder in Texas a couple of years ago.

Chris told us "Buyuk now weighs a good 150lbs! A dream of a dog. So very sweet and caring but knows his job and his territory and is quick to guard it. His stare is menacing and his growl has literally scared me. My house in Texas is in the country and is probably the only one in the state that doesn't have a coyote problem!!"


Ryley Patrick Sullivan

First Grandchild

Michele McGrath Sullivan 71 welcomed her first grandchild, Ryley Patrick Sullivan, on July 5, 2009. According to Michele, "He is, of course, exceptional and Guinness has been alerted to the fact that world records are about to be broken."

Shiela Weaver Kenney 67 became a grandmother for the second time on April 23. James Clifford was born at 6:16 p.m. after only 7 pushes! He was 8 lb. 10 oz. and 20" tall. Has dark brown wavy hair. Really a cutie, and the first night they brought him home he slept all night!  
Shiela with sweet baby James