Eighty Years of excellence culminated in a reunion at the “Erie Square Gazette” office in the SC4 main building on April14. ESG editors and alumni dating back to the Port Huron Junior College were present. The eldest editorial alumni present was Tom Obee, the “Jay-Cee” Co-editor in 1962-1963.
ESG alumni Roger Fleury was elated about the newspaper’s progress. “This is real cool, really awesome;” said Fleury as he checked out ESG’s website. Fleury was pleased with how far the ESG has progressed since his tenure.
Alumni in attendance at the reception were: Tom Obee 1962-1963 co-editor of the “Jay-Cee” ( former name of the Erie Square Gazette); Bob Kroll, staff writer, 2002, managing editor 2002-2003 and editor-in-chief 2003-2004; Anne (Breidenrick) Vought, editor-in-chief, 1987-1988; R.J. Mey editor-in-chief, 2001-2003; Roger Fleury, sports editor and production editor, 2004-2006; Danielle Kennedy, copy editor, 2008; and Brian Johnston, editor-in-chief, 2009-2010. Johnston also serves as the current copy editor. Also attending was ESG adviser Proeffsor John Lusk and the current ESG editorial staff and writers.