25th Reunion for the Class of 1997

Welcome Back!

The Class of 1997 will celebrate our 25th reunion September 16-18, so mark your calendars and make plans to be back for this milestone event.   

Event Overview

On Friday afternoon from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. put on your dancing shoes and come to the big tent on Mag Quad to enjoy Kool and the Gang at Party So Dear!

From 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. will be our 25th Reunion celebration in the Reunion  Party Village on Poteat Field where we’ll get to see friends in our class while other classes celebrate nearby.

On Saturday, we will enjoy the Festival on the Quad, the Alumni Tailgate, and the WFU/Liberty football game. Football tickets will be sold directly through the ticket office beginning June 1. Registration for all other events will be open in July.

Since almost all of the events will be outdoors, please plan to dress for the weather. Keep checking this website for updated information as the weekend gets closer.

We look forward to seeing each of you for this memorable event!

Jenny Manley Brokaw
Bryan Chitwood
1997 Reunion Committee Chairs

Class of 1997 Reunion Campaign 

For the Class of 1997, let’s set a new all time class giving record with 165 class member contributing.  We are making great strides at reaching our $350,000 dollar goal, but  we need the class to pull together to reach the 165 goal for reunion-year gifts to The Wake Forest Fund.  If you haven’t made your gift yet, please do soon! The campaign started July 1, 2021, and will continue through Homecoming Weekend. 


$3319,950 of $350,000

Learn about the Reunion Campaign »

Reunion Details

25th Reunion Celebration
7:30-10:30 p.m.

Reunion Party Village on Poteat Field
Join class members for our reunion celebration.  Enjoy food and beverages while catching up with friends.  This event will take place immediately following Party So Dear.
Attire: Black & Gold Casual

1997 Reunion Committee Chairs
Jenny Manley Brokaw
Bryan Chitwood

1997 Reunion Committee
Brett Balsinger
David Barrett
Robin Gelinas Berkley
Bill Bishop
Merrie Hatch Bouton
Laurie Long Briggs
Kim Dallas Busby
Jay Cooper
Drew Davis
Polly Ruettgers Fields
Christopher Leonard
Leslie Ann Jackson Locascio
Kate McKune
Geoff Michael
Kim Sklenicka Murawski
Tripp Parker
Russell Pemberton
Don Pocock
Beverly Huffstetler Savinsky
Marc Scott
Melanie Smith
Jamey Spencer
Nell Pittman Sutlive
Ted Tseng
Mark Tucker
Meredith Miller Van Wyk
Tycely Williams
Bryan Yeazel
Kristen Bauer Zaks


Class of 1997 Howler

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