BBA reunion weekend arrives

MANCHESTER - Burr and Burton Academy will be holding this year's alumni reunion on the weekend of Sept. 27-29.

Beginning on Friday, Sept. 27, activities will include an insider's tour of the Southern Vermont Arts Center, the Joe and Joan Rizio Golf tournament with the added excitement of a chance to win $10,000 for a hole-in-one, campus tours, the alumni social at The Perfect Wife Restaurant, a book signing with Peter Miller '51, and a star party at the Observatory.

On Saturday, the day starts off with a tour of the new Mountain Campus and coffee with director of the program, Ben Freeman. Seth Bongartz ('72) will give a special presentation on "The five critical decisions made during the Lincoln Presidency," which will be followed by more campus tours, an Alumni Tailgate Party, and the varsity football game between the Bulldogs and Bellows Falls on Pettibone Field (BBA campus). Later in the afternoon, those who attend will visit the Athletic Hall of Fame. The Alumni Recognition Awards will also be held, which will be followed by a Bulldogs Roundup, BBQ and Blue Grass in the Rockwell Room at the Equinox Hotel featuring the alumni musicians of Gold Town.

On Sunday, alumni and their guests are free to gather on their own with classmates, explore the surrounding area, shop, hike to the top of Equinox Mountain or wander through campus reminiscing.

Alumni can sign up online at or call Christine Hoard at 802-549-8277. All are welcome. It is recommeded that people sign up soon as interest is high and seating is limited for Saturday night at the Equinox.


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