Meet the Class of 2002.....
The Class Roster is now available. Congratulations to all the graduates! (July 7, 2002)
Honors and Awards for Class of 2002.....
The Commencement and Block I Awards List contains the names of members of the Class of 2002 and others who were recognized in the Spring of 2002. Here you will find the names of many former alumni and Ilionites whose memory is honored by awards presented in their names. (July 7, 2002)
Class of 2002 Gift.....
The Class of 2002 presented a stand of lilac trees (to be planted in the courtyard) and dedicated in memory of Michael F. Skinner. Mr. Skinner was a history teacher and coach at Ilion High School for over thirty years. He was the father of classmate and Class Salutatorian, Matt Skinner. Matt's dad died just weeks before Matt's graduation in 2002. (July 2, 2002)
Top Scholars of the IHS Class of 2002 ....
The 28th annual honors dinner was held recently to honor senior members of the IHS Class of 2002. These students were honored for earning outstanding scholastic records and achievements during their high school careers. Each of these students attained a seven-semester average of 90 percent or better.
Janice Murray is the 2002 valedictorian. She is the daughter of Brian Murray (IHS 1972) and Deb Trombley Murray (IHS 1973).
Matthew Skinner is the salutatorian for the class of 2002. Matt is the son of Michael and Julie Skinner. (April 13, 2002)
Other top scholars, in ascending rank, are as follows:
Dress Down Day Tradition Continues.....
Ilion Engineers – Michael Baron - LinkedIn Networking Group....
2004 Facebook Group....
Class Info published via facebook.....
Classmate's Art featured on Etsy .....
Class of '02 - 10 yr Reunion Plans 2012.....
"The Class of 2002's tenth reunion will be held the evening of Friday, November 23, 2012, from 7-10 pm, at Francesca's in Ilion. The price will be just under $30 per person and will include a variety of hors d'ouevres and open bar. People will sign up and pay through a website that we will have set up probably for the month of October." Please contact Matt Skinner email. (updated Sept 1, 2012)
Cortney Marie Sellers IHS 2002, 31, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. At the time of her passing, she had found peace and happiness. Born in Ilion on July 10, 1982, Cortney is the daughter of David and Lynn (Rathbun) Sellers. She was educated in Ilion schools and in her spare time she enjoyed journaling and reading. The greatest joy in her life was the birth of her son, Aidyn, and spending time with her precious son was most important to her. Cortney will be sadly missed. She is survived by her parents, David and Lynn Sellers, of Ilion; her beloved son, Aidyn Sellers, of Ilion; her sister, Erica Sellers, of Herkimer, her grandmother, Jeanne Sellers, of California; a niece, Ava Lanaux; a nephew, Jordyn Lanaux; aunts and uncles, Allan and Diane Rathbun, William Rathbun, Betsy Tanner, Dean and Lorel Rathbun, Art Rathbun, Stephen Sellers, Dennis and Norma Sellers, and Chris Lindeman. Many cousins also survive her. She is predeceased by her maternal grandmother, Dorothy Rathbun Snow, and her uncle, Greg Tanner. A Memorial Mass will take place on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Annunciation, West Street, Ilion, and will be offered by the Rev. Paul Catena, pastor. Burial will take place privately at the Springfield Center Cemetery later in the spring. The Sellers family has entrusted Cortney's funeral arrangements to the Enea Family Funeral Home, 4309 Acme Rd., Ilion (town of Frankfort) (894-8000.) Harry J. and Kevin E. Enea are serving the family. To add to her online condolences, please visit www.eneafamily.com. (April 23, 2014 modified March 20, 2016)
Ryan R. Schults IHS 2002, age 24, of 58 John St., Ilion, passed away on Saturday, August 16, 2008. He was born on October 9, 1983 in Herkimer, the son of Robert and Colleen (Moran) Schults. Ryan graduated from Ilion Central High School, HCCC and attended SUNY at Oswego. At one time, he was employed at Taylor Rental in Whitesboro. Most recently, he worked in the Finishing Operation Dept. at Remington Arms Co. Ryan played base guitar in a local band which, at one time, toured the United States. Heenjoyed reading books, literature and philosophy. He was very active in football, wrestling and baseball in high school. At one time, he played for the Utica Diamonds Baseball Team. Ryan was very compassionate and had a great sense of humor. Survivors include his mother and father, Colleen and Bob; his maternal grandmother, Teresa Moran of Ilion; several aunts and uncles, Mary and John Reitz of Ilion, William Moran and Nikki Lorenz of Milwaukee, WI, Beatrice Nasypany of Mohawk and Dolores Gabberty of St. Petersburg, FL; five cousins, Colleen Reitz, Cailey Moran, Allen and Mickey Nasypany, Cindy Edwards and Kevin Gabberty; and many second cousins. He was predeceased by his maternal grandfather, Eugene Moran; paternal grandparents, Walter and Margaret Schults; and uncle, Terrence Moran. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 21, 2008, at the Church of the Annunciation, West St., Ilion, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Anthony Barratt, pastor. Interment will be in Armory Hill Cemetery, Ilion. Calling hours are Wednesday, August 20, 2008, from 4 -7 p.m. at the Enea Family Funeral Home, Acme Rd., between Ilion and Frankfort. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the Ryan R. Schults Memorial Fund. Envelopes are available at the Enea Family Funeral Home. Ryan's family has entrusted all funeral arrangements and supervision to Don Applegate,funeral director. (Aug 18, 2008)
Golden Bombers Buzz WebSite.....
Joseph McDonald, Web Developer, email, Herkimer, NY, registered. (Nov 7, 2011)
Michael Baron, email, Ilion, NY, re-registered. (April 26, 2011)
David Skramko, Show/Restaurant Reservation Specialist for MGM ResortsInternational, email, Las Vegas, NV, registered. (Feb 9, 2011)
Rev. Jonah Gonzalez, from Denver, CO, email, registered. (Aug 29, 2010)
Katharine Olson Gogol, from Ilion, NY, email, re-registered. (Dec 3, 2009)
Ryan McGivern, Pro Sales Manager, email, Corinth, NY, registered. (Jan 20, 2009)
Brian Moynihan, Financial Analyst, email, from Norwich, NY, registered. (Sept 4, 2008)
Brooke Bennett, Bank Teller , email, from Ilion, NY, registered. (Mar 6, 2008)
Alison Brockway Bowman, Human Resources, from Mount Pleasant, SC, email, registered. (Sept 22, 2007)
James Dayton, student, email, Ilion, NY, re-registered. (Mar 26, 2007)
Gary Sickler, Translator, email, Bombay, India, registered in the directory. (Dec 1, 2006)
Katharine Olson, RN, email, Utica, NY, sent news. (Sept 14, 2006)
"I wanted to let you know that I gradauated from St. Elizabeth College of nursing on May 20, 2006, and passed my State boards to become an RN on July 10, 2006. I am currently working as an RN at Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare. Phillip Gogol graduated from Mohawk Valley Community College in May of 2005 and is working on his Bachelor's @ Suny IT."
Travis Roinson, student, email from Ilion, NY, registered. (May 18, 2006)
Phillip Gogol, email, was awarded the Mohawk Valley Community College Willard Sauter Award for Outstanding Illustrator. (October 25, 2004)
Patrick Murphy, email, from Argentina, sent news. (March 10, 2003)
"Hi, this is Patrick, the 2001 exchange student... Want to get any contact to be part of Ilion High School. Miss you all very much and hope to see you pretty soon!!!!!"
Mary Sweeney, Student, email, from Ilion, NY, registered. (September 1, 2002)
Christina Ray, Student, email, from Logan, UT, registered. (August 29, 2002)
Brian Sterling, student at email, from Ilion, NY, registered. (August 15, 2002)
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