Alumni Events and Reunions

Alumni Events and Reunions

It is great to see VC/SMV alumni get together to connect, celebrate and support each other. We offer a variety of events throughout the year for alumni to join together. 

Visit this page often to stay up-to-date on our events. 

Alumni Tailgate

Upcoming events –
Click the links below to register today!

  • Alumni Tailgate | Friday, Sept. 6 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Seattle Regional event | Sept. 11 to 13 (Tentative)
  • Valley Catholic School Gala | Saturday, Nov. 2
  • Winter Alumni event | Friday, Dec. 20 (Tentative)
  • Keep an eye on the Alumni Events Calendar for more info.
Class of 1973 Tribute video

Class Reunions

The following classes are celebrating reunions this year. Send a note to [email protected] for more information:

  • 1974 – 50 year reunion Sept. 28
  • 1984 – 40 year reunion Aug. 16-18
  • 2004 – 20 year reunion Aug. 31
  • 2014 – 10 year reunion July 27

Classes typically hold reunions every 5 or 10 years. Contact [email protected] to learn more about upcoming reunions or planning a reunion for your class.

Classes typically make a Class Gift to a named fund, scholarship, or simply as a gift of cash to Valley Catholic. The Alumni Relations Manager can help you determine the best way to allocate a gift from your class reunion to Valley Catholic.

Check out the Reunion Organizer Overview for more info. 

Left to right: Row 1 – Irene Herberholz Hediger, Carol Libertz, Patricia Boyle Mann, Chris Sperry Furst; Row 2 – Joan Lillegard Zahler, Rita Cochell, Stacy Gordan Goering, Patty O’Brien Hardy, Terry Drake Shrum; Row 3 – Debbie Johnson Wangler, Theresa Peterson Ast, Meg Dever Mertens, Patti Pavelek Janego, Rebecca Bauer

Class of 1973

Last year, The class of 1973 gathered at the home of Meg (Dever) Mertens to celebrate their 50th reunion on Sept. 9, 2023. Patricia Mann, Debbie Wangler, and Patti Janego toured the SSMO campus earlier that day. 

Meg’s sister Rita is a chef and catered the event. Elizabeth Whalon made a quilt that was raffled as a door prize that was won by Theresa Peterson Ast.

The following day a few members of the class went to Mass with the Sisters and spent some time with Sr. Juliana Monti, Sr. John Therese Miller, Sr. Catherine Hertel and Marcella Parrish.