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Class of 1988: 30th Anniversary Reunion | New Orleans, LA

Nineteen alumni from the Class of 1988 gathered in New Orleans to celebrate their 30th anniversary over the weekend of April 20–22.

Laura West Presnol, Holly Benton Durham and Penny Sidik researched ideas and opportunities and did a great job getting their classmates on board and organizing the weekend. The alumni office in Lugano sent a box of TASIS goodies to New Orleans, including a big bag of paprika chips. Laura waited until everyone had had a drink or two on the first evening and then produced them—everyone went wild. They also especially loved the MCF pins.

The group based itself on the outskirts of the iconic French Quarter for the weekend and enjoyed some classic New Orleans outings: riding a trolley, eating beignets, strolling by the Mississippi, hanging out in the vibrant French Quarter, and observing the spirited street life.

Not everyone from the class could make it to NOLA to join the reunion, but those who *were* there made sure to include their classmates so that they can boast of a 100-percent turnout—even if some of them were just stick figures. All agreed it was impossible that 30 years had gone by and picked up friendships right where they had left off when they graduated, as if they had never been apart.

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