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Past Event Listing and Recaps

This page features recaps of Rectory's past alumni and community events. Bookmark this page to see where we've been and what we've been up to!

Dedication Ceremony at Fall Family Weekend – October 14, 2023

Rectory named its dining hall after retired faculty member George Groom, and it named the servery area within the building after longtime Rectory chefs, John and Odessa Hunsucker. Enjoy the videos below that document the ceremony in honor of Mr. Groom and the commemorative installation in honor of the Hunsuckers.

George Groom Dining Hall Dedication

John and Odessa Hunsucker Servery Installation

Boston Reception – May 11, 2023

Rectory Trustee and Alum Larry Klaff '82 and Karen Klaff hosted a beautiful reception at the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill. Attendees included several other Trustee Alums, alumni representing five decades of Rectory history, parents of alumni, and current Rectory parents. It was a wonderful evening with delicious food and great conversation.

A group of Rectory alumni, parents, and staff in a posed group photo at the Longwood Cricket Club


Alumni Reunion

Alumni reunion was a wonderful and festive occasion. Retired Rectory nurse, Dan Newman was honored with the Distinguished Service Award, and Theron Foley '87 was enshrined on Rectory's Athletic Wall of Honor. A host of alums and past faculty were on hand to show their support.

Southern Connecticut Reception – April 5, 2023

Elizabeth and Charlie Lynch '83 hosted a beautiful reception at the Round Hill Club in Greenwich. Guests included alumni ranging from the class of 1962 through 2019, past parents, former Trustees, and current Rectory administrators and staff. It was a fun-filled evening that featured fine food and beverage and a broad swath of Rectory reminiscences.

A photo of the Southern Connecticut Reception venue


Washington, D.C. Reception – November 10, 2022

Rectory spent a few days in our nation's capital and met with numerous alumni, families, and friends. On one night of the trip a group gathered for dinner and crazy golf in Dupont Circle.

Some of the guests at the DC reception; the group stands in front of a decorative space


Tokyo Reception – November 7, 2022

Head of School Fred Williams visited Tokyo recently. We are grateful to our reception hosts and were pleased so many of our alumni, family, and friends could join us.

New York City Reception – October 21, 2022

Rectory resumed its annual New York City reception after a two-year hiatus due to COVID. More than 30 alumni, parents, and friends turned out to Swingers Crazy Golf Club for a fantastic evening of food, drinks, catching up, and, of course, golf!