Alumni

Williamsport Pride Throughout the World

Williamsport Area School District educates students and arms them with the tools they need to go out into the world, grow into adulthood, establish careers, and contribute to their communities. Our WAHS alumni are scattered throughout the world, both near and far, and have put their mark on the world in which they live in both in big and small ways and continue to give back to their home community.

Distinguished Alumni


Since 2012, the alumni committee has presented the Distinguished Alumni Award to outstanding WAHS alumni. The award honors our notable alumni who have been outstanding in their professional accomplishments and have made significant achievements benefiting their local and/or global communities. Our Distinguished Alumni are recognized annually by their peers during a special ceremony during Homecoming week. The recipients are inducted into the Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame at WAHS. 
Outstanding Recent Alumni Award

Given to an alumnus who has graduated 10 years ago or less. It recognizes outstanding service and accomplishments of an exceptional alumnus. Area of service may include professional, personal and civic.

Distinguished Alumni Service Award

Given to an alumnus who has provided outstanding service to his/her profession and/or community.

Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award

Given to an alumnus who has modeled and employed a focus on achievement within his/her profession.

Distinguished Alumni Humanitarian Award

Given to an alumnus who has provided extraordinary service for the benefit of others.


For more information, or to make a Distinguished Alumni nomination, click here to make a Distinguished Alumni nomination, or call the Education Foundation office 570-327-5500, ext. 40602.

Pledge Your Support

The Alumni Committee is a working committee of the WASD Education Foundation. Donations qualify as a tax deduction under the Foundation's 501(c)(3) nonprofit status.  Make a secure donation online by clicking here. We thank you in advance for your contribution and support!
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Recent News

Stories and achievements about our students and staff doing amazing things in the classroom and community.

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Image for WASD Education Foundation Awards 152 Books to Summer Readers, Elementary Libraries
The WASD Education Foundation announced today its distribution of 152 brand-new books to the elementary library system as part of its annual Building Libraries Through Literacy Program.
Image for State Sen. Gene Yaw, NMSI Officials Formally Announce $1.2M Grant Program at WAHS
State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) joined Williamsport Area School District students, teachers and administration to formally announce the district's participation in implementing the National Math and Science Institute's (NMSI) College Readiness Program through a $1.2 million state grant.
Image for WASD School Board Appoints New Member
The Williamsport Area School Board appointed Barbara Reeves as its newest member at tonight's meeting. Reeves replaces Spencer Sweeting, who resigned from the board in August.
Image for Jackson Primary Walk-a-Thon Raises Record $2,845 for WASDEF, PTO
Congrats to the Jackson Primary School community for raising a record $2,845 as part of its annual Walk-a-Thon! A portion of the money raised will support the WASD Education Foundation in this month's collaborative Over the Edge: Williamsport fundraising event and its own PTO.
Image for 5 New Members Join WASD Education Foundation Board of Directors
The WASD Education Foundation announced this year’s appointment of five new members to its board of directors. Joining the board are Brooke Beiter, Lisa Cramer, Wanda Erb, Carol Fausnaught and Allison Staiman.
Image for WASD 2018 Fall Newsletter Now Available
The district's fall newsletter is now available! Now nearly a month into the school year, check out what's been happening, what's new, and read about what's in store for students in the year ahead: Career & College Readiness, FutureLabs and Teachers in the Workplace.
Image for Alumni, Donors Honored at Inaugural WASD Education Foundation Event
Last evening marked the first WASD Education Foundation Donor & Alumni Appreciation Event. The event recognized this year's cohort of distinguished alumni, while also provided an experience to better engage the education foundation's donor base.
Image for 'SOCKTOBERFEST' to Return to Curtin Intermediate
Curtin Intermediate School invites the community back to help “kick it to poverty” from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, for its third SOCKTOBERFEST. The kickoff event once again will help launch the school’s month-long sock drive to benefit Lycoming County’s homeless.
Image for Discovery and Exploration: 'FutureLabs' Provide New Learning Opportunity at Intermediate, Middle Schools
Students in the intermediate and middle schools found a new learning experience waiting for them when they returned from summer vacation this year. That’s because the three buildings have each added specially-designed classrooms to support innovation: FutureLabs.
Image for Update: Official Report Now Available on Building Clearances
As promised in previous communications with the public, the district is pleased to provide the official report from Compliance Management International deeming district buildings safe for re-occupancy following remediation efforts against the district's moisture and mold-related issues.
Image for WASD Seeks Candidates to Fill Board Vacancy
WASD seeks qualified candidates to fill a vacancy on its school board. The district is accepting applications now through Tuesday, Oct. 2. Appointment of a new school director is anticipated to occur on or before Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Image for WASD Gives Community Gold Card Club a 'Reboot'
WASD is giving its Gold Card Club a bit of a reboot. The district is working to more strongly advertise and promote the club card that provides some benefit to WASD residents aged 62 years or older.
Image for New Business Administrator Begins New Year at WASD
Wanda M. Erb is beginning a new year as WASD’s new business administrator. Erb comes to the district from Northern Tioga School District (NTSD), where she served as its business manager since 1994.
Image for 'Attend Today, Achieve Tomorrow': WASD Joins National Campaign to Promote School Attendance
A recent amendment to the Pennsylvania School Code on student attendance has Williamsport Area School District answering the call to join in on a national campaign to raise awareness against chronic absenteeism.
Image for Teacher in the Workplace Grant to More Strongly Prepare Students for 21st-Century Workforce
A new venture in career education launched this summer, thanks to a $24,000 grant that paired Williamsport Area School District teachers with 16 places of business and industry in the area in an effort to more strongly prepare students for a 21st-century workforce.
Image for Update: WASD Buildings Cleared for Occupancy
The district is pleased to report that all of its buildings have been cleared for occupancy as of Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, by Compliance Management International Inc. (CMI), an independent air quality testing company.
Image for Jackson Primary to Celebrate 25th Anniversary
Jackson Primary School is inviting the community to journey back to 1993 later this fall when it plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary.
Image for WASDEF Accepts Grant to Support 'Mindful' Workshops on Mental Health for Students
The WASD Education Foundation recently accepted a $7,640 grant on behalf of the Williamsport Area High School art department from the Tree House Fund at the First Community FoundationPartnership of Pennsylvania.
Image for FAQs Regarding School Start Delay
The district has put together a listing of frequently asked questions regarding the delayed start to the school year as a result of mold-related issues in the district.
Image for Revised 2018-2019 School Calendar Now Available
A revised 2018-2019 School Year Calendar is now available. The Williamsport Area School Board approved a revised district calendar last evening as a result of the district's delayed start to the new school year.
Image for WASDEF Announces Keynote Speaker for Inaugural Donor, Alumni Appreciation Event
The WASD Education Foundation will celebrate its donors and Distinguished Alumni next month during an inaugural appreciation event, and it is pleased to announce its keynote speaker.
Image for WASD Launches New Website
WASD announced the launch of its new website tonight. Using Watsontown-based marketing firm MoJoActive, the website was built using the latest design features with a more responsive interface, is sleeker and more intuitive to provide an improved online experience.
Image for 4 Selected to Receive 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) has named four Williamsport Area High School alumni who will receive its 2018 Distinguished Alumni awards.
Image for WASD to Receive Up to $1M for College and Career Readiness Program
WASD it will receive upwards of $1 million in grant funding over a three-year period to implement the National Math and Science Initiative’s College Readiness Program at WAHS.
Image for Results: WASD Education Foundation Golf Tournament Winners
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) held its 13th annual golf outing at The Williamsport Country Club (WCC) on Monday to benefit its newly established Athletic Program Endowment Fund.

Reunions

If your class is planning an upcoming reunion, email your information to WASD Education Foundation Executive Director Greg Hayes at ghayes@wasd.org.

Upcoming Reunions

 The Class of 1964 will have its 55th class reunion on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Imbibe and Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at The Genetti Hotel.  Blocks of rooms available at The Genetti, Holiday Inn and Residence Inn. More details to follow.

The Class of 1979 will celebrate its 40th class reunion on July 26, 2019, on the Hiawatha, followed by an informal gathering at The Valley Inn.  On July 27, a dinner and dance will be held at a location TBD.  More details to follow.

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