Ilion High School

Class of 2006

Alumni News

2006 Ilion Yearbook

Meet the Class of 2006.....

The Class Roster is now available. Congratulations to all the graduates! (July 31, 2006)


Honors and Awards for Class of 2006.....

Commencement and Senior Assembly Awards recipients list is available. (July 11, 2006)


Top Scholars of the IHS Class of 2006 ....

Ilion High School Principal, Renee Rudd, has announced the "Top Scholars" for the Class of 2006 at Ilion High School. Each of these students attained a finalaverage of 90 per cent or better.

Rachel Bigelow is the 2006 valedictorian. Bigelow's academic efforts have earned her membership in both the Junior Honor Society and Senior National Honor Society. She has been on the high honor roll each quarter of high school and has received the Honor I award each year. This year, she is enrolled in Advanced Placement Calculus and English. In her junior year, she was awarded the Humanities and Social Science Award from the University of Rochester for outstanding academic achievement. Bigelow has balanced her scholastic endeavors with a variety of extracurricular activities. She has participated at the highest level in Ilion's athletic program, including soccer, volleyball and track. She has further been a great talent to Ilion's musical program and has actively participated in concert band, all-county band, marching band,woodwind ensemble, flute quartet, as well as being a part of the high school musical. Bigelow has further taken on leadership roles in school by serving as both president and treasurer of Key Club and as the Class of 2006 treasurer for the past four years. She has been accepted to Hamilton College in the fall where she plans to major in government.

Christopher Maley is the salutatorian for the class of 2006. Maley has distinguished himself in both the classroom and extracurricular activities. Since beginning high school, he has been on the high honor roll each quarter and has earned the Honor I Award each year. He has been selected for membership in both the National Junior Honor Society and the Senior National Honor Society. This year, Maley is enrolled in Advanced Placement Calculus and English. In his junior year, he was awarded the RIT Computing Award for outstanding achievement in science andmath. Maley has also been involved in a variety of extracurricular activities. He has participated at the highest level of the athletic program as a team player and great asset tothe basketball, baseball and football teams at IHS. He has further taken on leadership roles in school by serving on Student Council since his freshman year, as well as participating in Spanish Club, Math Club, Drama Club, Youth Summit and National Honor Society. He plans on attending Clarkson University, where he will major in engineering. (July 11, 2006)

Other top scholars, in ascending rank, are as follows:

Ranks 3 through 10

Danielle Pearson
David Foster
Sarah Smithson
Joseph Belmont
Gretchen Olson
Laura Pritchard
Kathryn Dickquist
Amanda Wolfe
Ranks 11 through 19

Tamara Dudin
Marimo Kubo
Heather Malone
Erin McKinley
Nicholas Jarrett
Heidi Sterling
Daniel Stalloch
Alysa Turner
Thomas Waite
Monica Ford


10 Year Class Reunion for 2006.....

Plans for the 10 year reunion are being organized by Gretchen Olson - Check for details and tickets.

The reunion will be held on Saturday, July 30 at 7pm at The Elk's Club in downtown Ilion. Tickets are $30 per person and include two drink tickets and heavy appetizers. We will have fun contests and games, as well as a DJ playing all the hits you remember hearing in the IHS gym. We hope you will join us!

WHEN: Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT) < /br>

WHERE: Ilion - Elks Club - 8 West Street, Ilion, NY 13357 - View Map (May 25, 2016)


Observer Dispatch Teen All Stars for 2006.....

Congratulations to Danielle Pearson who was nominated and selected as a 2006 Observer Dispatch Teen All-Star. (Dec 5, 2006)


Golden Bombers Buzz WebSite.....

Michael Stone, Student/Web Developer, email, Ilion, NY, re-registered in the directory. (Aug 19, 2009)

Gretchen Olson, Student, email, Ilion, NY, registered. (June 6, 2008)

William Markey, Student, email, Little Falls, NY, registered. (June 6, 2008)


Class contact is Gretchen Olson. (March 23, 2016)

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