Class of 1972 50th Reunion Event Schedule

Thanks to our corporate sponsorships & generous alumni underwriting, now the Head of School Luncheon and all on campus events are complimentary.  

Friday, October 7
  • Head of School Luncheon has been canceled for 10/7, but will be rescheduled at a later date.
  • Athletics Hall of Fame Induction and Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony honoring the recipients and their accomplishments at the Gates Mills campus. No charge.  2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Alumni Tailgate Party catch up with fellow faculty and alumni at the Gates Mills campus White House prior to the game. No charge  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Varsity Football Game with the Distinguished Alumni Award and Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees honored at halftime. No charge. 7:00 PM 
  • Class of ‘72 Reunion Gathering  at Pinstripes in Pinecrest (111 Park Avenue in Beachwood) for classmates and significant others of ’72. 7:00 PM 
 
Saturday, October 8
  • Class of ‘72 Men’s Circle a private event in the White House (Gates Mills campus) for classmates only (no significant others). No charge. 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Alumni Campus Tours on the Gates Mills campus to walk around with your family and friends. No charge.
  • Fireside Chat with Head of School, Scott Looney at the Gates Mills campus. He will discuss the new Mastery School of Hawken and mastery learning. Includes boxed lunch. No charge. 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Varsity Athletic Events taking place at the Gates Mills campus. Come cheer on the Hawks in various fall sports. No charge.
    10:00/11:00/12:00 – Fr/JV/V Volleyball v. Crestwood
    12:00 – Field Hockey v. Walsh Jesuit
    11:00/1:00 – JV/V Boys Soccer v. Lake Center Christian School
    11:00/1:00 – V/JV Girls Soccer v. Sylvania Southview
  • Class Reunion Party with classmates and significant others in a private room at the Cleveland Racquet Club, including food and drinks, to continue to reminisce and catch up.  $100.00/person. 6:00 PM

A La Carte pricing is available.





Under designations, type "Class of 1972 Student Support Fund"




Reunion Committee

Bob Bruml
Steve Calhoun
Mark Corrado
Blair Haas
Bob Hermann
Dave Hills
Doug Hitchcock
Peter Horvitz
Bob Riser
Tom Safford
Charlie Sawyer
Bill Thompson
Tony Whitehouse
We look forward to hearing from you and sharing all stories and photos in a bound yearbook for our reunion. Share what you've done since leaving Hawken as well as your remembrances of your time here.

Send a two-page PDF file (or ask for more details) to hawkenclassof72 @gmail.com. Make sure to submit by August 31!

Hotel Information


Hotel Accommodations
A block of rooms (at a discounted rate) have been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn located in Mayfield Village; less than 10 minutes from the Gates Mills campus. 

Use this link to reserve or call the hotel directly at 440-646-1777 and ask for the Hawken School Reunion block. 
 
Safety of Our Alumni
Hawken wants to make sure our Alumni are in a safe environment to reunite this weekend. We continually monitor the COVID-19 pandemic situation and will provide updates here as needed.




Thank you to our sponsors!





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