WATERLOO — The West High School class of 1962 marked its 60th reunion by establishing a scholarship fund at the Waterloo Community Foundation.
Knowing this was the final reunion the group would share, classmates Jim McGreevey, David Kyner, Marcia Lieberman, and Denny and Barb Dietz dreamed of a way to preserve the legacy of the class of 1962 and invest in the future generations of West graduates. Fellow classmates can make contributions to the fund that are distributed through the scholarship.
Volunteers with Veridian Credit Union do a curbside delivery of a Thanksgiving meal at the UAW Hall in Waterloo. Veridian switched to curbside during the pandemic and have doubled the number of meals served.
The $1,000 scholarship will be available annually to a graduating senior at the school who can demonstrate financial need. It will be renewable for one additional year if the student maintains a 3.3 GPA while attending a two- or four-year public school in Iowa. The student must also successfully manage academic learning with extracurricular activities, volunteering or work.
To learn more about the West High Class of 1962 Scholarship Fund or about setting up a fund with the Waterloo Community Foundation, go online to
Winter Wonderloo in Waterloo through the years
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People watch as fireworks are set off after the lighting of the tree Saturday during the Waterloo Lights the Night event.
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Kids pet the llamas on display during the Waterloo Lights the Night event to kick off the Winter Wonder'Loo shopping season on Saturday.
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People watch as fireworks are set off after the lighting of the tree Saturday during the Waterloo Lights the Night event to kick off the Winter Wonder'Loo shopping season.
The lights on the Christmas tree at East Fourth Street and Sycamore Street come on in November 2019 during Winter Wonder'Loo in downtown Waterloo.
Santa Claus asks Camila Tenorio, 9, what she wants for Christmas at Waterloo's Winter Wonderloo Saturday in downtown Waterloo.
Mr. and Mrs. Claus joke with each other before Waterloo's Winter Wonderloo Saturday in downtown Waterloo.
Ms. Claus, left, talks with Trinity Washington, 5, about what she wants for Christmas next to her parents, Ronesha Colona and Robert Washington at Winter Wonder’Loo on Saturday in Waterloo.
Children's craft activities at Winter Wonder'Loo
Kids and parents wait in line to see Santa at Winter Wonder'Loo Saturday in downtown Waterloo.
Jackson McDonald, 5, left, and sister, Chloie, 9, color at Winter Wonder’Loo on Saturday.
Mrs. Clause welcome kids at Winter Wonder'Loo.
Santa Claus meets 1-year-old Taliyah Parks, center, and her sister, Nevaeh Soderstrom, with Terry Bushcamp, right, during the Winter Wonder'Loo at the Black's Building Saturday in Waterloo.
Jerquondis Anderson-Phillips, 8, has a moment with Ms. Claus while his mother, Charnesha Phillips looks on during the Winter Wonder'loo 2013.
Nicholas Alvarez, right, helps his 2-year-old son, Aurelius Alvarez make a Christmas ornament during the Winter Wonder'loo at the Black's Building Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Waterloo, Iowa.
Lucian Benter, 6, concentrates on his next move with his craft project during the Winter Wonder'loo at the Black's Building Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Waterloo, Iowa.