Blue and Gold Spring | Summer 2021 Volume 2 • Issue 1 - Page 19

Class of ‘ 71 celebrates 50 years

Bluefield State Director of Alumni Relations Dr . Deirdre Guyton welcomed members of the Class of 1971 back for their 50 Year Reunion .
Of the 239 who graduated , those attending included :
• Samuel E . Delp , A . S ., Electrical Engineering
• Alfred A . Elliott
• Jill F . Elliott
• Dr . Ervin Griffin , Sr ., B . S ., Secondary Education
• Donna Hopkins-Jackson , B . S ., Secondary Education
• Earl L . Lee , Jr ., B . S ., Secondary Education
• Carl E . Mullins , B . S ., Electrical Engineering
• James A . Reeves , A . S ., Engineering
• Dr . William Reid , III , B . S ., Secondary Education
• Vondelere West Reid , B . A .
These alumni were in their sophomore years when the sudden closing of the dorms over Thanksgiving break changed their campus lives forever . Yet they persevered and got their degrees .
We ’ re delighted and salute those who returned to celebrate their achievements .
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