Grad Years 3 & 8

Cabrini Class of 1963 50 Year Reunion

Cabrini High School’s Class of 1963 held its 50th Anniversary Reunion luncheon at Vincent’s Restaurant in Metairie on February 22.

At the luncheon Cabrini President Ardley Hanemann presented each member of the Class of ‘63 with a single yellow rose, their class flower.  During the luncheon, the ladies passed around memorabilia, yearbooks, and photos from their years at Cabrini High School.  The Alumnae Office provided digital copies of the 1963 yearbook to each member in attendance and a trivia contest was held with questions about their time at Cabrini to refresh cherished memories.

After the luncheon the group then toured Cabrini's Esplanade campus and each alumnae was allowed a private moment of reflection in Mother Cabrini’s bedroom.  Their tour concluded with a Prayer Service lead by Deacon Uriel Durr in the campus chapel.

Members of the group each received a special invitation to the Cabrini Gala the following evening where they were recognized individually and presented with a special gift.  The ladies enjoyed the night, celebrating the golden anniversary of their graduation from Cabrini with dancing, food and fun at the Gala.

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Class of 1983 30 Year Reunion

Cabrini High School’s Class of 1983 celebrated their 30th Anniversary Reunion by attending the Cabrini Gala on Saturday, February 23rd.

The Class of ’83 was very pleasantly surprised when joined by Carol Conravey Levy, who flew in from Qatar to attend the reunion. Members of the group were honored guests at the Cabrini Gala, celebrating their 30th with a night of fun, food and dancing. Throughout the evening, many members walked the Cabrini campus, and several visited Mother Cabrini’s bedroom to spend a private moment in silent reflection.

Cabrini Class of 1998 Reunion

The Class of 1998 celebrated its 15 Year Reunion on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar and Restaurant. Notable alumnae from the Class of '98 included: Lucy Bustamante, former news anchor for WWLTV who flew in from Virginia; Ashley Ricord Santos, who recently won the Best Supporting Actress award for the play Streetcar Named Desire at the Big Easy Awards; Myrna Ibert Loomis, who currently coaches track and cross country at Cabrini High School; and Katie Thayer Meadows, who owns her own veterinary practice in Kentwood, Louisiana. The ladies enjoyed listening to the DJ and eating the seafood selection at Lucy’s.

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Cabrini Class of 1968 45-Year Reunion
Back row, l-r: Martha Owen Sutton, Terry Lemoine Russell, Donna Longo Bordelon, Deanne Lipani, Judy Ledet Gelbke, Linda Gernard Cusimano, Cheryl Borrello Michel. Front row, l-r: Letha Zeringue Berner, Ellen Cresson Moss, Marcelle Juneau Eichhorn, Mary Signorelli Schweitzer, Catherine DeRouen Young, Msgr. Robert “Bob” Massett, Carmel Fertitta Josephine.

The Class of 1968 celebrated its 45-Year Reunion at Cabrini High School on Saturday May 25th. Father Bob Massett, who was Chaplain at Cabrini from 1968-1972, presided over the Mass held at the Sacred Heart Chapel and enjoyed visiting with the Class of '68, his first class at Cabrini. Class members reminisced about the Vegas trip and Mother Aloysius Almerico's famous sayings. Reunion planner Mary Signorelli Schweitzer catered the reunion reception held in Alumnae Hall. The Class of 1968 enjoyed coming back to their Alma Mater and walking the halls of the historic Esplanade Building. Also in attendance was Kelly Van Geffen'15, Amelia Hatheway'05, Director of Alumnae, and Sister Alice Zanon, MSC. Kelly took part in the reunion as an altar server for Mass. Sister Alice and Amelia helped in preparation for the reunion as readers during the liturgy.

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Cabrini Class of 1973 40-Year Reunion

Class of 1973 celebrated its 40-year reunion at the home of Judy Schully Doussan'73 on Vincent Ave. in Old Metairie. As classmates arrived to the reunion they were greeted by reunion committee members Maria Kay Chetta'73 and Julie Guarino Giordano'73. Each classmate was given a name tag with their senior picture on it and a pair of green and gold beads, the colors of Cabrini High School. A short prayer and reflection was held during the reunion for all deceased classmates, with a special intention for Richelle Culotta Hecker'73 who lost her battle the cancer on the Friday night before the reunion. The service concluded with the class locked arm in arm singing the Cabrini High School Alma Mater. After the service, food and drinks were served. All champagne and wine for the event was donated by Paula Peterson Pizzaloto'73 and Patty Fischer'73. All classmates left with a 40th reunion gift bag which included a signature 40th reunion glass, a Mother Cabrini prayer card, Cabrini pen, and Cabrini cozies. Several classmates flew in from out of town which made the night even more special, as many of them don’t get to visit often. The out-of-town visitors in attendance were Anne deLeaumont Carroll (Vail, CA), Susan “Cissy” Browinski Hayes (Sliver Springs, MD), Melanie Buisson James (New Knoxville, OH), Jackie Kingston House (Blountstown,FL), and Barbara Timphony Bruin (Buena Park,CA).

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Cabrini Class of 1988 25-Year Reunion
Seated, l-r: Elizabeth Caffery, Ana Pacheco Paddie, Karen Morris Guillot, Tanya Hebert Green, Dawn Bayard Hoffmann. Middle row, l-r: Racquel Pavlovich Soulet, Tara Clement, Yvette LeBreton Bono, Jessica Bonura, Sandy Rowan Dischner, Ronell Gonzales Cefalu, Kimberly Bailey Zibilich. Back row, l-r: Kristen Viosca Fuller, Michele Austin Hartz, Mary Buras Williams, Tina Correro Musacchia, Brigette Folse, Julie Trinchard Goodwin.

The Class of 1988 celebrated its 25 year reunion on Saturday, June 8th at the Castle Theatre in historic Rivertown (Kenner, LA). The class gathered to see fellow alumna Jodi Borrello ’87 perform her comedy routine. The class enjoyed seeing Jodi dressed up in her Cabrini uniform while telling jokes about being a teenager in the 80’s. Local event planner Kimberly Bailey Zibilich ’88 provided floral arrangements and catered the event for all the ladies in attendance.

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Cabrini Class of 2003 10-Year Reunion

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Cabrini Class of 2008 5-Year Reunion

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Cabrini Class of 1978 35-Year Reunion

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Cabrini Class of 1993 20 Year Reunion

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