Our Generous 2016 Donors
Sponsorship Donors: Our thanks to these wonderful individuals who "answered our call" to fund these Museum projects:
Alumni Site: Bob Stockton, Class of 1955; Bill Black, Class of 1951, Bill Woolman, Class of 1962; Tange Tipton and Tom Gavin, Class of 1965
Edna Swink Kouns DVD: Cathy Hansen, Retired GHS Teacher; Bob Stockton, Class of 1955, in honor of his mother
GHS Front Monument: Bill Woolman, Class of 1962
Instrumental Music History Book: Ken Wilson, Class of 1972; Helen Ofield, Lemon Grove Historical Society; Steven Sensenbach, Class of 1960
GHS Museum General Fund: Bill Woolman, Class of 1962, for laptop external hard drive, lower quad Spirit Flag, In Memory Album and printer repair, framing of 1985 watercolor of GHS donated by the family of painter Edwin W. Wordell; Sue Brand, wife of Hal Brand, Class of 1949, donation for In Memory Album on behalf of her husband; John Steiger, Class of 1945; Martin A. Kennedy, Retired GHS Teacher; Jean Landis, Class of 1936; Ken Wilson, Class of 1972; David Leisure, Class of !968
Monthly GHS Staff Donors: A Special Thank You to Our Monthly GHS Staff Donors: Jim Early, Class of 1990; Don Ginn, Class of 1987; Brie Pagano Honeycutt, Class of 2001; Bob Papciak, Plant Manager; Yvonne Baer Vellone, Class of 1975.
El Cajon Valley HS /Grossmont High School Perpetual Peace Pipe Trophy: Restoration funded by Bob Stockton, Class of 1955, Martin Kennedy, Retired GHS Staff, Jean Landis, Class of 1936
Two Freestanding Display Cases for the Student Support Center: The Classes of 1964 and 1965 have donated the remaining proceeds from their reunions to fund these cases with additional donations from the Class of 1964 Divas and Deanna Brady Sampson, Class of 1965.
New Museum Site Freestanding Display Case: The Class of 1966 donated the proceeds from their reunions for the purchase of a case for when the Museum is in its new 3300 sq. ft. space.
We thank these wonderful donors of GHS Memorabilia:
Dani Barton, Retired GHS English Teacher: 1986 Christmas Pageant DVD
Kathlene Billings: Donation of Vera Rosenberger, Class of 1928, memorabilia, including a 1926 Junior-Senior Prom ticket, 1926 Girl Reserve Banquet Program; 1925, 2 1927 and 1930 Grosssmont UHS Commencement Programs; 1925, 1926, 1927 El Recuerdos; informal family photos of San Diego; Leaves of Gold Prayer Anthology.
Marilyn Head Groff, Class of 1956: a Class of 1928 letteman's sweater belonging to her father, Laurie Head, Class of 1928 and GHS Teacher.
Michael Huber: 1948, 1950, 1951, 1955 El Recuerdos on behalf of his father Buel, uncles Noel and Oscar, and aunt Melba, Classes of 1950-1954; 1952 and 1953 The Legend yearbooks from San Diego City College.
Donna Inversion on behalf of Donald M. Walker Jr, Class of 1943, and Maxine I. Wicker Walker, Class of 1944: Framed original artwork drawings for the 1944 El Recuerdo.
Robin Luby, Retired GHS Teacher: royal blue Hillers Spirit Sweatshirt
John McNamara, Helix High School, Class of 1952: 1952 Grossmont High School Class Ring (ordered during junior year at GHS; senior year GHS and HHS shared GHS's campus)
Nancy McLean McGue, Class of 1956: 14 GHS Football Programs and Football Banquet Program: 7 Dance Cards-1955 and 1956; 2 Combined Concert Progarms 1955, 1956: Tiger House Drama Program October 29, 1955: 1955-1956 Registration Information; 1955 Schedule of Classes; 2 Basketball Schedule Cards 1955, 1956; 1952 Kiwanis Basketball Tournament Program: 1955, 1956 Marston Leadership Camp Programs:1952 Student Handbook:17th Annual Al Bahr Shrine Charity Game Program, October 30, 1954
Steve Merchant, Class of 1957: the gavel he used as ASB President from 1956-1957
Deirdre Webster Poeltler, Class of 1964: Caperette Uniform and Hair Bow
Mary Lou Quick, Retired GHS Teacher: Donation of 11 El Recuerdos from 1984-1994 and her GHS staff jacket
Rick Richardson, Class of 1962: CD of 1961 Blue and Gold Band Album
Family of Chris Stephens, Class of 1992: !962 Christmas Pageant Program
Ron Wade, Class of 1954: Photograph, Program, Newspaper Article about the 1952 Varsity Football Team's flight to Arizona to play St. Mary's High School of Phoenix; 1954 newspaper article about the GHS Track Team's victory over City Prep League Rivals
Embry Wesley: 1954 Varsity Football Photo; 10 Football Programs from 1953-1954 (8 of which we did not have before)
The Edwin H. Wordell Family: a beautiful 1985 watercolor painting of Grossmont High School, 26x40 inches.
Yolo County Archives: 1930 El Recuerdo