Morgan City High School Class of 1958 holds reunion
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Morgan City High School Class of 1958 holds 60-year reunion
The Morgan City High School Class of 1958 celebrated its 60-year reunion April 13-15.
Activities included a seafood buffet at the Clarion Inn on April 13, breakfasts on April 14 and 15, and the main event on April 15 at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.
Classmates who attended came from across Louisiana and from New York, Florida, Mississippi, California and Washington.
For entertainment at the Petroleum Club, the Morgan City High School band, under the direction Michael Swiber, treated those in attendance a rendition of Tiger Rag, as well as a performance of the MCHS alma mater.
Highlights of the reunion on April 15 included a welcome speech by class president Carole Webster Arcemont; a blessing and invocation by Gaynell Topham; remarks by master of ceremonies Dr. Whybra Duay; a financial report by Flavia Verrett Lancon; and a memorial ceremony of deceased classmates by Jerry Cunningham and Duay.
Classmates were led in a rendition of the Star Spangled Banner by Sandra Voss Guarisco, wife of Dr. Charles Guarisco. Linda Guidry Stanley gave a tribute to the late Calvin Bourgeois, former band director.
The souvenir reunion booklet contained accounts of military service by class members.
Music for the night, songs from the ’50s, was provided by Hubert Francis.
Table centerpieces, donated Kathryn Andrews Dreher, of other school memorabilia were given as door prizes.
Special guest Oswald Melancon, the class’ former guidance counselor, was recognized.