La Jolla High Class of 1954 reunites

Sixty members of the La Jolla High School Class of 1954 were joined by 28 guests for their 55th reunion at the Grande Colonial Hotel on Sept. 9.

Linda Brockett Mnimaka, who chaired the event, said that Mickey Cooper, who emceed the event with Earl Gildea, “brought us all together in a special way.

“It seems to us that our classmates are becoming more connected and appreciate each time we gather together more and more, not taking it so for granted now that we continue to lose dear friends, Leon Smith and Garry Graney just since March,” she added.