In Future Institute's effort to connect with all Concept alumni, the First Annual Gateway Science Academy - St Louis (GSA) Alumni Reunion was held on December 27 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. It was a night to remember! The event was packed with exciting games, challenging trivia, a delicious dinner, desserts, soft drinks, and music. The laughter and joy filled the air, creating a festive atmosphere that brought everyone together.
The event was opened by GSA's Superintendent, Mr. Blackstone. In his welcoming speech, Mr. Blackstone highlighted the significance of starting GSA's Alumni Network this year. He emphasized that this connection is a valuable resource that can open doors to new opportunities, create a sense of community, and serve as a vital asset for current and future students. The alumni network offers the potential for mentorship, networking opportunities, and a platform for giving back to our school community.
After the dinner, attendees participated in various games and trivia contests, keeping everyone entertained throughout the night. The highlight of the event was the raffle, where alumni had the chance to win an Apple Watch and gift cards.
The night was also filled with laughter and joy at the photo booth, where all attendees captured special moments with their friends and former teachers. The event ended with a special "Happy New Year" message to all who were present, and all the staff members felt the warmth of camaraderie and friendship.
The reunion was an opportunity for old friends to reconnect, and the GSA's reunion planning committee was thrilled with the turnout. Many participants commented on how much they enjoyed seeing their loved ones and catching up with everyone.
The GSA's Alumni Coordinator, Mrs. Grace Whitestone, expresses her thanks and appreciation to the Reunion Planning Committee and all the participants for their hard work in making the first annual reunion a success. She is grateful for the support and time contributed by everyone involved.
Overall, the first annual reunion was a huge success and a great way to kick off the new year, bringing people together with laughter and warm memories that will last a lifetime.