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 The 2015 Hall of Fame Banquet and inductee presentations will be held on October 10th.  Do you know a Galion High School Graduate that deserves recognition for outstanding accomplishments in their careers and communities?  Please fill out a nomination form for that individual to be considered for that honor.  Nominating forms are due by July 1st.  Click on the banner below to print out the nominating criteria and and form.  Provide as much information as possible, but most importantly nominate some one you feel is deserving of recognition. 

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2015 Connections Weekend
Written by Connections Weekend   
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Connections Weekend 2015
October 8-10, 2015 
 Connections Weekend is fast approaching and the events are coming together.  This event is designed to bring current and former students of the Galion City School System together to display the opportunities and successes that have been enjoyed by former students and might be of interest to current students.  It provides an opportunity to recognize the accomplishments of Galion graduates that have gone on to provide outstanding performance in their work endeavors and in their communities. This event is designed not only to bring back former students, but to involve the community at large in the educational opportunities available through the Galion City Schools.
Thursday, October 8th the weekend events will kick off with a Pep Rally from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and will include a bonfire and the GHS and Alumni Bands.  
Friday, October 9th is Career Day where returning Alumni share their success stories along with advice on persuing certain careers.  Friday evening is the homecoming game at Unckrich Stadium.  Game time is 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 10th is the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast held at the Galion Intermediate School from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m.  Saturday evening features the Alumni Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony in the Middle School Cafe. Doors open at 6:00 with dinner being served at 6:30 p.m.  The ticket prices the dinner are $35.00
The dinner, being provided by Avita and served by Middle School Students,  will offer a choice of  either Bourbon Street Chicken or Steak House Chopped Steak with carmalized Vidalia onions and herbed mushrooms served on a plate along with Southern Style Green Beans and Mashed Red Skin Potatoes.  There will be a Strawberry Crunch Salad with strawberry yogurt dressing, rolls and butter and assorted cheesecake deserts available on each table.  Dinner reservations can be made by calling the Galion City Schools Central Office at 419-468-3432 during business hours and must be received by October 1st.  If special dietary needs are required, please make this known when placing you ticket order.  
This years inductees include:
        Inductee Class 
Robert Morgan                         1955 
Dr. Stanley Grogg 1963 
John Mcwilliams 1965
Shawn Mateer 1976 
Scott Reynolds 1976
Gary Frankhouse  1989 
Dave Spraw 1966 - Edu.

All events are open to the public.  You do not need to be a graduate of the Galion City Schools to attend.
300 Club tickets on sale now
Written by Stephen Melchior   
Monday, 03 August 2015

 300 Club Tickets On Sale Now  

The popular fund raising effort brought back by the Galion Alumni Association last year has 2015/16 tickets on sale now.  The 300 Club will be used by the Alumni Association to raise funds for its many activities. The format of the 300 Club is simple. Three hundred $20 tickets are sold.  At each home Galion football and basketball game two winners of $100 will be drawn.  Winners names will go back into the drawing, so it is possible to win more than one drawing.  Winners need not be present to win.  Tickets will be sold up to the first home football game.

Tickets are available from the board members of the Galion Alumni Association.  Board members with tickets are Brian Treisch, Joe Kleinknecht, Bill Durtschi, and Julie Boles.  More information on tickets is available on the Galion Alumni Facebook page or by calling 419-566-5326.


Funds from this activity will support the efforts of the Alumni Association.  The Alumni Association has supported the campus wear fund of the Galion Schools, the marching band trip to Nashville, and other activities of the Galion City Schools.


Get your tickets today!! 

Wine Tasting & Silent Auction 2015
Written by Stephen Melchior   
Monday, 16 March 2015

Wine Tasting & Silent Auction 

Saturday, March 14, 2015

The Galion Alumni Association held a wine tasting and silent auctuon on Saturday, March 14 at the Galion Country Club.  This years event was well attended as word has gotten around of the social atmosphere and excellent food and wine pairings.  We would like to thank those that provided sponsorship of the event that is intended to raise funds to help provide assistance to the Galion City School's Campus Wear Program.

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Many thanks to all of those listed on the board above and to Mark Barrier and Chef Mike Taylor and their crew from the Galion Country Club, and to Paul Kanz and his crew from Heidelberg Distrbuting Company for making this years effort a successful endeavor.  A special shout out to Julie Boles, Karen Flowers, Sarah Wegesin, and Betsy Beaudet for their efforts of putting this event together and handling the ticket sales. 


Silent Aution Items

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Silent Auction Items

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2014 GHS Hall of Fame Inductees
Written by Stephen Melchior   
Monday, 29 September 2014
Connections Weekend - 2014
The 2014 Galion City schools Connections Weekend was held September 25th through the 27th.  A prime event of this weekend is the induction of nominees selected to join other Galion City School Graduates or Educators that have gone on to be successful in their chosen fields and communities.  Pictured below are this years inductees or representatives.  Click on the photo for a larger version.
Photo by Dick Cope (galionguy)  
GHS 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
Located in the front row are Sandie (Tracht) Nicholls and Sally (Tracht) Heximer accepting for Josephine Tracht and Joice Hayden-Cating.  Both Josephine Tracht and Joice Hayden-Cating were graduates of and educators in the Galion City School System.
The second row is comprised of Dr. Victor M. Cooley (1972), Dr Tyler K. Huggins, M.D. (1980), Mark Rodman (1973), Richard L. Ekin (1955), E. Richard Hottenroth, (1954) andHerbert L. Miller, P.E. (1955) .
The biographies of the class of inductees have been posted.  See Hall of Fame in right hand column. 
Connections Weekend 2014 - Photos
Written by Stephen Melchior   
Friday, 05 December 2014

Connections Weekend 2014

Picture Gallery

Thursday, September 25

Bon Fire/Pep Ralley

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Time Marches On
Sunday, 26 October 2008

Marching Band Uniforms

Past & Present

 Time Marches On

Do you remember some of these uniforms as they represented GHS at the football games, music competitions and parades? Pictured are a couple of the hats worn by the leaders of the band, a Band Director's hat on the left and the high hat of the Drum Major on the right.

To see the collection of band uniforms, both past and present just follow the Read more link.

Donor Plaque Added to Entryway
Sunday, 15 June 2008

The donor plaque has been added to the new Entryway for the Galion City School Complex. With the plaque in place, the Entryway Project has reaced completion.  The Galion Alumni Association wishes to thank all of those who contributed to this project either financialy or through their efforts to bring this project to such a complimentary conclusion.  Thanks one and all!

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