High school reunion 50 years in the making

 The grade 10 students of St. Anne’s 1966-67 class held a reunion on Saturday, marking the first time some of the group had seen each other in 50 years. Back row, from left: Jackie Lagarde, Gaëtan Viau, Cécile Patry, Daniel LaSalle, Raymond LaSalle, Michel Pigeon, and Alain Ménard. Front row, from left: Linda Bussière-St-Aubin, Elizabeth Kovacs, Marielle LaSalle-McKinnon, Caroline Duval-Gorman, Lilian Shea, Diane Last, Denyse Bérard-Hodgins, Madeleine Corriveau-Gravel, Marcienne Lemaire-Asselin, and Pauline Gauthier. Not pictured: Wayne Maloney.

Sept. 16, 2017
A group of high school graduates from Calumet Island decided to get the old gang back together, meeting just down the street from where their old stomping grounds used to reside.
Although the building may be gone, the 1966-67 grade 10 students had no problem reigniting old friendships and sharing plenty of stories of years gone by when they gathered at the Café de L’Île Saturday afternoon.
“There’s an excitement in the air,” said Elizabeth Kovacs, a sentiment enforced by the various conversations buzzing through the room.
Kovacs explained that the last time they held a reunion, in 1986, it was much harder to reach out to some of their old friends.

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