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 Class of '62 2007 Reunion - July 20 - 22, 2007


 Greetings Classmates,

We’ve come a long way since Carver HS opened in 1957, a year Russia launched Sputnik 1, The “Little Rock Nine” integrated public schools in Arkansas, Althea Gibson won both Wimbledon and U.S. Tennis Championships, the cost of a 1st class stamp was $.03, and “West Side Story” played the theater circuit. Also that year Barry Gordy founded Motown Records with $700, Jackie Robinson announced his retirement from professional baseball and American Bandstand went national with Dick Clark as host.

On the Memphis scene, 1957 saw Memphis State designated university status by the Tennessee state legislature (and admitted its first Black students in 1959), Elvis Presley starred in the movie Jailhouse Rock, and Stax records was founded by Jim Stewart and his sister Estelle Axton creating the firm’s name using the first two letters of each of their last names.

 In 2007 our school celebrates its 50th year since inauguration in 1957 as a neighborhood school serving Southwest Memphis communities. Forty-four years after its opening the academic buildings of Carver HS were razed and rebuilt to accommodate contemporary academic and administrative challenges. I urge each of the members of the Class of 1962 to join together in celebration of the memory of our family and our alma mater as we transition into our next phase of responsibility and social assimilation enjoy a weekend of reclamation, food, recreation and wholesome community fellowship. Now, once again it is a time to celebrate, commemorate and participate!

 Our 2007 Reunion is planned for the Weekend of July 20 – 23, 2007, during which we hope to renew our bonds of friendship, community and generally enjoy the fruits of our common heritage. I genuinely look forward to seeing each of you, and your significant others, during this celebratory time and occasion.


2007 Reunion Activities Schedule

Day/Date Time Event Location

Fri. 7/20 6:00 PM - Midnight Class Night Radisson Airport
Sat. 7/21 10:00 AM Casino Trip Tunica, MS
Sat. 7/21 7:00 PM - Until Class Banquet Radisson Airport
Sun. 7/22 10:00 AM Worship Service New Revelation M. B.
Sun. 7/22 4:00 PM - Until Farewell Event Reunion Cook Out
Cost of the Reunion is $200 for each classmate + guest.
+++ Click here for the Reunion events schedule. +++

The 2007 Class Trip, currently planned for August 16 - 20, will be in San Francisco, California.  Trip itinerary details are under development and will be available soon.  For more information please contact Willie Lemons at Home: 901-789-4635, Cell: 901-486-3262 or Email: lemonsw@bellsouth.net.


 Reunion Registration Form

Make Checks & Money Orders Payable to:

Carver High School Class of 1962
P.O. Box 161730
Memphis, TN 38116-1730
Attn:  2007 Reunion Registration

Questions/Concerns?  Call or email Contact Committee
Marlene Shaw Fullilove H: 901-365-8454 Cell: 901-489-5005
Barbara Morris Hunter H: 901-785-0692 Cell: 901-289-6888
Willie Lemons H: 901-789-4635 Cell: 901-486-3262

On-Line Reunion Registration

Classmates, if you are planning to attend the Reunion please take a couple of moments and indicate your  intentions to take part in the activities.  Your response will also update our contact records so that we can keep you informed you of other Class of '62 events.

Full Name:
Street Address:
City, State  Zip:
Home Telephone #:
Work Telephone #:
Email Address: (Personal and/or work.)
Attending 2007 Reunion?:     Yes:         No:

Submit questions or comments here:

Mail check or money order to:

Carver HS Class of 1962
P.O. Box 161730
Memphis, Tennessee 38116-1730
Attn:  2007 Reunion Registration


 Host Hotel:  Radisson Inn Memphis Airport

2411 Winchester Road
Memphis Tennessee 38116

Toll-Free: 800-333-3333
Local: 901-332-2370
Email: ebowdre@earthlink.net

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Note: Mention the Carver Class of '62 Reunion to get a special room rate.

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