Washington High School
Massillon, Ohio

In Memoriam: Spring 2019

Recent alumni passings of note: Don Liebermann '41 Don was an active member of his class reunions and one of the longest active, oldest boosters of the Massillon Tigers. In addition to the booster club, he was active in the Massillon Kiwanis. Don loved working with wood and was a master wood carver who in his spare time taught wood carving at R.G. Drage and Canton Vocational...

The 75th Messiah - End of an Era

The Washington High School Vocal Music Department, under the direction of Robert Cannon, presented the 75th and final presentation of Handel's Messiah in December of 2018.  Some 40 alumni joined in with the high school choirs to sing along witht the orchestra a very moving and well-done finalĂ© to this revered school tradition. Started in the late 1930s by Miss Cleo Ressler, this...

2019 Distinguished Citizens Announced

The Washington High School Alumni Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Distinguished Citizens Award. This award is given annually to graduates of Washington High School who have achieved local, national, and/or international success in their chosen career fields. Nominations are made by graduates or friends of WHS and are selected by the Distinguished Citizens committee....

65th Class Reunion - Class of 1953

We had our 65th Class Reunion on September 29, 2018. Sixty classmates were in attendance. Jim Allison from Fairfax, VA, served as the emcee. Massillon themed centerpieces were made by Peg Dottavio. A great time was had for all and the 70th reunion is planned for 2023!! Submitted by Jean Memmertz '53

In Memoriam: Fall 2018

Recent alumni passings of note: Robert Heitger '38 Robert was part of one of Massillon's longest, continuous family owned businesses with the Heitger Funeral Services. He served in World War 2 and was awarded two Bronze Stars, a Silver Star, and a Purple Heart for his efforts. After the war he returned to Massillon and the family business where he became one of Ohio's longest licensees in his...
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