Gary High School 1914-1978

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Coaldiggers, Our Email Directory for The Coaldigger website has no students listed for the classes  of 50-53.   If you happen to know any of those students, you may want to ask them if they would like their emails, phone numbers or addresses added to their year of graduation or the year they would have graduated. If they would just rather have email only that's ok too.

For the rest of you that haven't had your email added.  just send me an email of the info you would like added and I'll get it in for you. The email address for it to be added is

[email protected]  or

[email protected]



So far There have been 6 Reunions for 2014

1. Sebring  FL Luncheon

2. FLorida


4.  Leckie, Anawalt, Pageton, Jenkinjones and other surrounding area's Annual Reunion

5. Gary's Hollow #9 Mountain

6.  Classes of 63, 64 and 65 Class Reunion

  Everyone should have their Information on the Alumni Reunion by now . We will hold our next reunion on October 3rd and 4th at the Country Inn and Suites located at 2120 Harper Rd, Beckley, WV. You are responsible for making your own reservations.  Remember to inform the hotel that you are attending the GHS Reunion in order to get the special rate.  Please call the Country Inn and Suites at (304) 252-5100 (between 9 a.m. & 5 p.m.) to make your reservation as soon as possible.

We are  assessing our members a registration fee of $100.00 per person.  (Payment of the registration fee at the door will be $110.00 a person.)

If you plan to attend and we hope you do, Let us hear from you as soon as possible.  This makes the reunion  committee's responsibility a little easier and helps in the planning of a more functional and successful affair.         Please indicate the year of your graduation on all checks and /or money orders.  Make checks payable to GHS Reunion 2014 and submit to:





Email address: [email protected]

Return the form below to Betty Ridgeway


Name__________________________________________Yr. of Graduation_______________________



Guest/s________________________________________________Amount Enclosed________________


Get your reservations in early. They only need 24 hrs to change them if something happens that you can't make it. They have 42 rooms reserved for Friday and Saturday.  For those who choose to arrive early we have 22 rooms reserved for the 2nd.   Lets try and get a large crowd. Bud and I will be going on Thursday the 2nd



If you would like to join the GHS  Alumni Association,

Make check to Gary High School Alumni Association in the amount of $12.00. This amount is the yearly dues.

Send the check to:

Bob Little
PO Box 782
Bluefield, WV 24701