Thank you Alumni

On behalf of the Reunion Committee, we thank you for your interest in the Kempsville Class of 1994 Class Reunion. We had a great time over the weekend and wanted to thank you for your support. We have archived many of the artifacts digitally as well as have hundreds of photos available on this site so please enjoy. We had such a great time and have already set a date for a 25th reunion of August 2-4, 2019, but to ensure we are able to reach you please register with this site. Thank you!

We need your help!

We were unable to locate several classmates, please check out the MIA Classmates AKA Missing Class Mates link and see if you can help us! Thanks!

When & Where?

The Reunion was help over the weekend beginning on  Friday, August 1, 2014 through Sunday, August 3, 2014. See the Weekend Agenda below for additional details..

Our Sponsors

Some great people have come forward to help make our reunion happen. To become one as well, check out Our Sponsors page and then show them some love!!!

Silver Sponsor

We are proud to announce our Silver Sponsor Complete Express Foods, a privately held corporation dedicated to the design, development and marketing of fast casual restaurants. Check out their website at www.CompleteExpressFoods.com. CEO is Mark Anderson, Class of 1994.

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Blue Sponsor

We are proud to announce our new Blue Sponsor Schaum / Shieh, an architecture practice with offices based in Houston and New York City. Check out their website at www.schaumshieh.com. One of the founding partners is Troy Schaum, Class of 1994.

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Red Sponsor

The Reunion Committee is proud to announce our new Red Sponsor Commander & Carlson, Attorneys and Mediators . Check out their website at www.commanderlaw.com. Ms. Ellen Carlson is mother to Stephen Helfen, Class of 1994.

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Weekend Agenda

Friday, 1 August 2014

Friday Evening Social at CP Shuckers

Drinks  at CP Shuckers
Address: 3232 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone:(757) 412-2929

 

 

7:00 pm
Saturday, 2 August 2014

Kempsville High School Tour

Tour of Kempsville High School, (children welcome)

11:00 am

Dinner at Lesner Inn

Saturday evening dinner at Lesner Inn. Lesner Inn Catering Club is the premier catering facility in Virginia Beach. Located on Shore Drive – Lesner Inn gracefully intersects the Chesapeake Bay and Lynnhaven River, displaying breathtaking, intimate waterfront views.

Address: 3319 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone:(757) 481-1122
7:00 pm
Sunday, 3 August 2014

Sunday Lunch at Lynnhaven Fishing Pier

Social at Lynnhaven Fishing Pier  (children welcome)

Address: 2350 Starfish Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone:(757) 481-7071
11:00 am

Class of 1994 Photos

All Photos
10 Year Reunion Photos
Cellular Shots
Class of 1994 Artifacts
Class of 1994 Throwback Photos
Day 1 – CP Shuckers Cocktails
Day 2 – Kempsville High School Tour
Day 2 – Dinner at Lesner Inn
Day 2 – Dinner at Lesner Inn Cell Shots
Day 2 – Lesner Inn After Party at CP Shuckers
Day 3 – Fishing at the Lynnhaven Peer
Families
Professional Shots

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Incredible Weekend – Kempsville High School Class of 1994

Brian Bello with Todd Goldsmith and 19 others

Wow. Incredible weekend. Far too fast.

Thank you for coming and being a part of it.

Even though we have gone in different directions in life, we all share something in common: we grew up at Kempsville High. That school will forever be a part of us:
The walls.
The books.
The lockers.
The sports.
The music.
The activities.
And most importantly, the people.
It’s why we took a short break out of our busy lives to relive some moments and rekindle old friendships, and maybe even start new ones.

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Many announcements. THIS IS LONG BUT PLEASE MAKE SURE TO AT LEAST READ THE LAST ONE. We promise these announcements are coming to a close (at some point):

1. Please post your pictures of the Reunion on this group page. It will be easier for everyone to see and to keep track of them down the line.

2. In the next week or so, we will post the slideshow and the professional photographer’s pictures.

3. We will maintain this group page, the websitewww.kempsvileclassof1994.com, and the email address kempsvilleclassof1994@gmail.com. Unfortunately, we cannot change the Facebook group name at this point, it will always be “Kempsville High -20 year reunion.” Apparently you can’t change the group name after the group size exceeds a certain number. (what up wit dat?)

4. Shout-out to Chris Lane (Class of 1992) and CP Shuckers for Friday night. They gave us mad discounts on everything.

5. Thank you to Tim Wolf, Student Activities Coordinator at Kempsville High. He led the tours and had the Booster Club sell us shirts and sweatshirts for $5-$10. The proceeds go directly to scholarships. We also donated $300 as a class. If you are interested in donating more to the school or buying some Kempsville gear, please direct message me and I can give you the information.

6. Thank you to Phillip Andrada and Emer Lunasin who gave us a break on the equipment rental for Saturday night. Phillip actually DJ’ed our prom May 14, 1994.

7. We missed you Lisa Echea Yonke. Even though she couldn’t make it, she converted her family’s VHS copy of our graduation to DVD so that we could have it on one of the small monitors Saturday. Thanks Lisa!

8. Thank you to our faculty that came and helped with the door: Dr. Barry Graham, Dr. Louis Tonelson, Ms. Ellen Pitt, Ms. Amy Follante, Ms. Pat Jones, and especially Ms. Charla Baucom who helped us track down the faculty.

9. Thank you to Lesner Inn. Food was good and the venue was beautiful, and they were more than accommodating when it came to working with our budget.

10. Shout-out to Lynnhaven Fishing Pier. It was perfect fishing weather. Please message Kimberley Browning-Logan if you want a complimentary 3 day pass (can be non-consecutive days)($30 value) good until November 2014.

11. Thanks to Dennis Ortiz Class of 1993 and Stef Reyes (Salem Class of 1993) who gave us invaluable advice.

12. The Reunion was attended by around 165-170 people. Forty people came Friday alone, plus around 125-130 for Saturday night.

13. The Reunion Committee. I have been getting a lot of recognition for planning the weekend but this was a total group effort. Many people to thank. Big committee. Everyone played an important role with planning and brainstorming for the last six months. Cheryl Mccadden helped to get things started by creating the Facebook group page. Dara Bazar Tucker and Cheryl O’Flanagan Roberts couldn’t make it to the Reunion but still contributed ideas and researched venues. Meredith Mixner Moore helped get things started and pushed for Lesner. Kelly Woolard Welch helped message people, provided comic relief and was the bouncer Friday night. Sheila Bogott Johnson, thanks for being supportive and for having a backup projector handy. She almost got the Densons there too. Kimberley Browning-Logan researched venues, messaged people, and organized and planned the Sunday event. What a call on the fishing pier! Josh Hughes had a great deal of ideas, started to get people talking on Facebook, researched equipment and was the first person in and the last person out this weekend making sure everything was running smoothly. Thanks as well for helping with decorations. Yvonne McKinney Kramp was in charge of decorations on a very tight budget. Everyone thought the centerpieces were awesome. And a very nice memorial. SUPER special thanks to Corrina Ark Nelson, Brad Law and Todd Goldsmith. These guys were right there the entire time doing the work. Tons of ideas, keeping us on the right track, keeping us motivated and most importantly keeping me sane. Cannot thank you enough. Brad Law built the website and found a photographer on short notice. Corrina Ark Nelson helped message peeps and she and Jim built the playlist. Todd Goldsmith organized and planned Friday night and much much more. Thanks brother. Last but not least, I would again like to thank my very understanding wife Grace Ahn (Poquoson Class of 1997) who has been incredibly supportive through this entire process, all while mothering our two young children.

14. Oh…and one more thing. Save the date: August 2-4, 2019.

Sincerely,
Reunion Committee
kempsvilleclassof1994@gmail.com
www.kempsvilleclassof1994.com

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