DHS Class of 1962 Annual Fall Picnic
The DHS Class of 1962 Annual Fall Picnic will be held on Saturday September 24, 2016 from noon until 6pm at Cookie (McCarty) Cherry's home in Dundalk.|
Directions: Cookie's house is at 7330 Manchester Road, in Dundalk
From I-695, go south on Merrritt Blvd.
Turn right on German Hill Road.
Turn right on Beverly Road (Opposite Dundalk Florist).
Turn right on Manchester Road for about a half mile.
Cookie's house is a brick rancher on the left.
Park in the rear of the house. Do NOT park in the church lot across the street. You will be towed if you do.
Cost of Refreshments: A donation of $5.00 will be collected from each person at the picnic to help defer costs of food and sodas. Refreshments will include hamburgers, hot dogs, sloppy Joes, salads, baked beans, desserts, soda, chips, and pretzels. Some people bring dishes to share. BYO-- If you wish to have alcohol, please bring your own.
RSVP: If you plan to attend, please send an email to Frank Insinga (Event Chairman)
with your name (include maiden name please) and significant other (if applicable) so that we can get a count to help us determine how much food we need.
Our 55th Class Reunion is Planned for 2017
Dear Classmates: Please mark your calendars NOW! Your Reunion committee has reserved the date for our fifty-fifth class
reunion, which will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Sparrows Point Country Club. Details will be provided later. Your
55th Reunion Committee includes Joann Hammen (Dail), Carole Lawton (Haag), Phyllis Orr (Schiminger) Consultant, Frank
Classmate Dick Edell Honored
Our classmate Dick Edell was inducted into the
Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) Hall of Fame on May 28, 2016. Dick amassed 171 wins
during his 18 seasons as head coach of the Terrapins
from 1984-2001, claiming three ACC titles and advancing to six NCAA Final Fours.
Read the University of Maryland article
on the Hall of Fame induction
...and read the following articles, written by classmate Ron Grabarek, and reproduced here with the permission
of the Dundalk Eagle:
Dundalk Native Richard Edell Inducted into Lacrosse Hall of Fame
Dundalk Grad Edell to be inducted into Lacrosse Coaches Hall of Fame this weekend
2016 Scholarship Update
Read the note from 2003 Scholarship Winner, Justin Wilson.
Read our 2015-2016 fundraising kickoff letter.
Did you know that...
Our class started the DHS Class of '62 Scholarship in 2002.
Anyone may give
tax-deductible donations to our scholarship fund.The Class of '62 intends to award $7500 a year through at least May 2018.
The Barbara Wernecke Scholarship awarded scholarships in 2014 and 2015.
Our class has awarded $84,000 to deserving DHS Seniors.
Our 2015-2016 fund-raising campaign began on October 1, 2015.
Please note this new address for donations. Make your checks to the "Class of 62 Scholarship Fund" and send to:
Ginny Gray (Treasurer)
if you would like to serve on our scholarship committee email John Schroeder.
Class of 62 Scholarship Fund
19530 Cliffsage Court
Cypress TX 77433-7500
Class of 1962 Reunion
50th Reunion Photos
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
Winners for 2016
The recipient of the Class of 1962 scholarship for 2016 is Katelyn Ludwig. She will attend Notre Dame of Maryland
University in the fall with a major in nursing and a minor in psychology. She is graduating from high school with a 3.4
GPA and a 4.67 QPA. Through a partnership with Dundalk High, Katelyn also attended the Academy of Health Professions at
Sollers Point Technical High School where she received a certification as a Nurse's Assistant and for CPR. Katelyn was
also a tri-athlete in high school and plans to play softball and participate in a volunteer service sorority at Notre
The recipient of the Dundalk High School Class of 1962 Barbara Wernecke Durkin Scholarship for 2016 is Alexis
Moiseyenkov. Alexis was on the Honor Roll throughout high school, and was enrolled in the Advance Path Academy
throughout high school in order to graduate a year early. In her junior year she won an award in The Optimist Club
essay contest and she participated in the Model UN during her junior and senior years. Alexis was also active in the
Dundalk High athletic program including tennis and badminton. Her community activities included participation in the
Fourth of July parade with the Dundalk baseball team and fundraising with the U.S. Army. In the fall Alexis will enroll
in the Journalism program at Kingston University.
Winners for 2013-2015
- The recipient of the 2015 Dundalk High Class of 1962 scholarship was Summer Nevins. Summer won the social studies
academic award, the Athletic Booster Club Scholar Award and the Girl of the Year award from the Optimist Club. The DHS
Faculty Committee that selected Summer told us that she took the maximum number of Advanced Placement courses and always
shows outstanding dedication. Summer plans to attend the University of Maryland in College Park where she will pursue a
major in a medical field.
- The winner of the 2015 Barbara Wernecke Durkin Award was Steven Shaw. Steven was in the top 5% of his high school class
and will attend Barbara's alma mater at Towson University where he will study to be a high school teacher. This was the
second year for this scholarship, which was made possible by the generosity our classmate Barbara Wernecke. Click here to read more about Barbara.
- The recipient of the 2014 Dundalk High Class of 1962 scholarship for $7500 was 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.
- The recipient of the Dundalk High Class of 1962 Barbara Wernecke Durkin Scholarship for 2014 for $2000 was 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.
- The recipient of the Class of 1962 scholarship award for 2013 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.
- Click HERE for information about all of our scholarship winners.
Board of Directors
Current officers include
Dick Marcheski (President),
John Schroeder (Secretary),
Ginny Gray (Treasurer), and at large members
and Richard DuChateau (Webmaster).
Address for Scholarship Donations
Make your check to the Class of 62 Scholarship Fund and mail to:
Ginny Gray (Treasurer)
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
Class of 62 Scholarship Fund
19530 Cliffsage Court
Cypress TX 77433-7500
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.
Class 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
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.
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errors, provide new information, or make recommendations