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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Woman Finds Balloon Messages

Yvette Jimerson (Melton) '76 found balloon messages from grieving children and helped raise funds for their mother's funeral. Read more here.

A Dream Come True

Emily Gendrolis '03 received an internship at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. According to Emily, "It's like an American Downton Abbey! For an arcivist, this internship is like a dream come true!"

The Tale of Two Doctors

Kenny & Eric Swanson


On March 15, 2014, Kenneth Swanson '87 attended his commencement ceremony at Capella University to receive his doctoral hood. His father Erik Swanson, who was the first band director and later assistant principal in Ankara (1984-1990) attended the ceremony.

Kenny was not able to attend the commencement ceremony in 2010 when his father received his doctoral hood. Erik brought his "graduation regalia" to Nashville and they were able to pose together for family portraits.

Black Hollywood Live

In this episode of Black Hollywood Live, hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview George C. Marshall High School alumnus Melvin Jackson, Jr '99.

Show aired on March 7, 2014.