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This website shares news and information among classmates in the Dundalk High School Class of 1962 and provides DHS62 scholarship information to current DHS administrators and students.

2014 Scholarship Update

Read the October 2013 letter from our Scholarship Committee.

Did you know that...
  • our 2015 fundraising campaign will begin on October 1, 2014?
  • as of May 2014 our class had awarded a total of $78,500?
  • we plan to award $7500 a year during the next five years?
  • this year we began the $2,000 Barbara Durkin Memorial Scholarship?

    Please note this new address for donations. Make your checks to the "Class of 62 Scholarship Fund" and send to:
      Ginny Gray (Treasurer)
      Class of 62 Scholarship Fund
      19530 Cliffsage Court
      Cypress TX 77433-7500
    if you would like to serve on our scholarship committee email John Schroeder.

    2014 Annual Picnic

    Read the final announcement about the 2014 Fall Picnic-- The DHS class of 1962 Fall Picnic will be held on Saturday September 13, 2014 from noon to 6 pm. The event will be held again at Cookie McCarty Cherry's home in Dundalk. Alcohol will not be provided, so BYOB if you plan to drink. Click HERE to see photos of this event from 2013. Email Frank Insinga as early as possible to let him know if you plan to attend.

    Class of 1962 Reunion

    50th Reunion Photos
    class photo The Dundalk High School Class of 1962 50th Class Reunion was held on Saturday September 29, 2012 at Columbus Gardens in Nottingham, Maryland. Refreshments included a buffet dinner, beverages, and a cash bar. Photos from the reunion are on the photos page. On the night before the Reunion, a class party was held at Squires Restaurant on Holabird Avenue in Dundalk and included pizza, salad and beverages, plus a cash bar. We all send our thanks to Frank Insinga and his committee for making these events so successful, and we look forward to future reunions and class events.

    Class of 1962 Scholarship

    Read About Our Scholarship

    Recent Scholarship Winners

    • Jacob Bass The recipient of the 2014 Dundalk High Class of 1962 scholarship for $7500 is Jacob Bass. Jacob was both a scholar and athlete at Dundalk High. He had a 4.0 grade point average and was recognized as an AP Scholar with Distinction. He was captain of the tennis team and the badminton team. Jacob plans to attend the University of Maryland Baltimore County and is interested in studying Computer Engineering. The scholarship was presented at the May 2014 graduation ceremony in the new Sollers Dundalk High School auditorium. Jacob is another great winner of our scholarship. In the past 12 years our class has awarded a total of over $76,000 to very deserving seniors at Dundalk High.
    • Denisse Jimenez The recipient of the Dundalk High Class of 1962 Barbara Wernecke Durkin Scholarship for 2014 for $2000 is Denisse Jimenez. Denisse was a member of the National Honor Society and the Student Government Association. She played junior varsity and varsity volleyball and competed in indoor track and she volunteered at St. Rita's Church. Denisse plans to attend St. Johns University in the fall and is interested in drama, international business, and marketing. This was the first year for this scholarship, which was made possible by the generosity our classmate Barbara Warnecke. Click here to read more about Barbara.
    • The recipient of the Class of 1962 scholarship award last year was Ijaz Ahmed. Ijaz was in the top 1% of the graduating class with a 3.88 grade point average. In addition he was very active in school and community activities. Ijaz is attending University of Maryland, Baltimore County studying Biomedical Engineering.
    • The recipient of our scholarship award for 2012 was Kirsten Elan Taylor. Kirsten was Vice President of her Senior Class, President of the National Honor Society, and achieved a 3.93 GPA She now attends St. Edwards University to study psychology.
    • The 2011 scholarship winner was Sadia Ahmed, who is attending Towson University. Sadia came to the United States from Bangladesh in the beginning of her junior year. She had to master a new language and adjust to life in a new country, but she has managed to excel academically despite these challenges.
    • Click HERE for information about all of our previous scholarship winners.

    Board of Directors
    Current officers include Dick Marcheski (President), John Schroeder (Secretary), Ginny Gray (Treasurer), and at large members Carol Haag, Tammy Sturges, Karen Forney, and Richard DuChateau (Webmaster). The term for these officers ends in 2013.

    Address for Scholarship Donations
    Make your check to the Class of 62 Scholarship Fund and mail to:

      Ginny Gray (Treasurer)
      Class of 62 Scholarship Fund
      19530 Cliffsage Court
      Cypress TX 77433-7500
    The Class of 62 Scholarship Fund is recognized as a 501(c)(3) organization under the Internal Revenue Code as a charitable organization. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

    Other News and Events

    Inside DHS-- March 2012
    Thanks and Kudos to MiKell Lyons for sending us photos of the interior of Dundalk High School that she took during a recnt trip to our alma mater.

    2010-2013 Events

    The Goofus Gazette
    The Goofus Gazette: a Journal for Jesters was founded by our classmate, Barbara (Wernecke) Durkin, and has been continued by her husband, Bill Durkin. This publication comes out every Monday. It includes many funny stories from our classmates and other friends, often recalling our Dundalk days, and general humorous items everyone seems to enjoy very much. Anyone who is interested in receiving this should contact Bill at goofusgazette@gmail.com

    Website Content

    dundalk owlClass Directory: Lists every member of the DHS Class of 1962. Check your mailing address, email address, and phone number on our Directory page. Also provide the phone number, e-mail address or snail mail address of any classmates who are not listed. PLEASE send any updates to Frank Insinga. If you can't download this file, get the free Adobe Acrobat software.

    Photos and Other Nostalgia: This part of the website is divided into two related sections. You can view photos of class reunions and parties or experience some nostalgia, including images and stories from our high school days. Send us your class stories and photos.

    Scholarship: The Class of 1962 supports the Dundalk community by providing college scholarship assistance to outstanding graduating DHS students with financial need. Meet former recipients, find out how to contribute, and find out how to apply for a scholarship.

    Memoriam: This page is a tribute to departed classmates. We welcome your comments about their loss and what they meant to us.

    Links: Visit our favorite websites including the websites of other classes, our favorite charities and other sites of interest.

    Contact the Webmaster to correct errors, provide new information, or make recommendations


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