Six classes celebrated reunions in the fall. The Class of 2003 got together Friday, September 26, the evening before the Mississippi State football game. The 1978 class got together on the evening of October 24, before the Georgia football game. The classes of 1968, 1983, 1988 and 1998 convened on the evening of Friday, November 14, before the Troy State game, which was designated homecoming after Gustaf rendered hotel accommodations more scarce than usual for the originally-scheduled weekend.
Class of 2003
The Class of 2003 was the first to hold a five-year reunion. Ninety classmates and guests got together at DeLaronde Hall for cocktails and dancing. Committee members Kyle Bacon, Adrien Busekist, Erin Lanoux, Jackie McCreary, Angelique Freel, Scott Huffstetler, Jennifer Zeringue Elisabeth Cortez and Fred LeBleu started in the spring to plan a festive party and locate classmates whose job opportunities had carried them all over the country since graduation.
Class of 1978
More than 100 classmates and guests attended the October 24th party at Baton Rouge Country Club for the Class of 1978. Janet Boles, Diane Crochet, Cliffe Laborde, Guy Holdridge and Bingham Stewart planned the event, the location of which had to be changed due to hurricane damage to the original venue.
Class of 1968
Peter Duffield provided background music for the 40-year reunion of the Class of 1968. Classmates and guest enjoyed cocktails and conversation with members of the faculty in the Tucker Room at the LSU Law Center.
Class of 1983
Class of 1998
Although the date change made it difficult for a number of people to reschedule their plans for the weekend, the classes of 1983 and 1998 were not deterred. They combined their party at Juban’s, got to know each other a little better and visited with Chancellor Jack Weiss while Larry Turner provided background music.
Class of 1988
Mathile Abramson’s lovely country home provided a unique setting for the Class of 1988′s gathering. Floyd Brown’s blues played in the background while 50 classmates reminisced.