BFA-FAIRFAX MIDDLE SCHOOL INVITED GUEST
100TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
NOVEMBER 21, 2003
(ALL PHOTOS BY HENRY RAYMOND)
Hiram Bellows aka Scott Lang anxiously awaits his big entrance
Former Band Director (1940-1973), Mr. Sterling Weed, 102 and Albert Rich, oldest living graduate (1925), age 96 are two of the special guests attending the gala celebration.
Bruce McRae, BFA Music Director for the past 30 years, welcomes Mr. Sterling Weed, past BFA Music Director prior to Mr. McRae for 33 years at the BFA Centennial Celebration held November 21, 2003. Mr. Weed, at age 102 is the oldest active Band Director in the United States and possibly the world.
John Barker (left) and Richard Stewart (right) both former principals at BFA also attended.
Bernard Keefe, also a former principal and his wife Dorothy
Reggie Broe and his wife Pat, both employees at BFA-Fairfax
Dick Taylor (left) and Dick Brown (right), both former principals at BFA-Fairfax
Members of the Bellows family attending were Joyce (Bellows) McCuin, Laurie (Bellows) Fisher and Dale Bellows. Sitting behind Joyce is Mike Cain, President of the Fairfax Historical Society.
Senator Don Collins, former long time Superintendent at left and Reggie Broe (right) an employee of BFA-Fairfax and driver of the electric car
Mr. Sterling Weed, Meredith Gillin, Carolyn Mitchell, Betty Ide, Joy & Chris Lebaron
Peggy Stewart, Schoolboard Chairperson recognized long time employees, Pat Broe, Carolyn Mitchell and Betty Ide during this special presentation
Al Daniels and Pat Nilsson played a key role in organizing and making this celebration the Gala Event that it was
Ms. Suzanne Hogan (left) who played piano & keyboard for the event and left, Pamela Gude leads the Middle School audience in song
Bruce McRae & Beth Cole (Guidance Counselor) observe the activities from the stairwell in the lobby to the high school gym.
Henry A. Raymond
November 21, 2003