Not a member?
Find and click on your name.


•   Michael "Mike" Kirkpatrick  5/25
•   Steve Watson  5/19
•   Bob Hamilton ('76)  5/17
•   Peri Stanley  5/16
•   Carolyn Nicastro (Pendergrass)  5/15
•   Vance Smith  5/15
•   Laurel Wheeling (Farrar)  5/11
•   Sharon Garner (Oaks)  5/11
•   Carol Kruse (Whitfield)  5/9
•   Mary Bowman (Winter)  5/8
Show More


Know the email address of a missing Classmate? Click here to contact them!


Who lives where - click links below to find out.

291 live in Alabama
4 live in Arizona
1 lives in Arkansas
1 lives in Armed Forces Europe
10 live in California
8 live in Colorado
1 lives in District Of Columbia
29 live in Florida
37 live in Georgia
1 lives in Hawaii
3 live in Illinois
2 live in Indiana
2 live in Iowa
5 live in Kentucky
2 live in Louisiana
1 lives in Maryland
2 live in Massachusetts
3 live in Michigan
2 live in Minnesota
4 live in Mississippi
3 live in Missouri
1 lives in Nebraska
1 lives in Nevada
4 live in New Jersey
2 live in New Mexico
5 live in New York
8 live in North Carolina
2 live in Ohio
3 live in Oklahoma
1 lives in Oregon
2 live in Pennsylvania
2 live in South Carolina
38 live in Tennessee
20 live in Texas
2 live in Utah
1 lives in Vermont
12 live in Virginia
6 live in Washington
3 live in West Virginia
2 live in Wisconsin
3 live in Wyoming
1 lives in Ontario
1 lives in New Zealand
1 lives in Spain
13 location unknown



Percentage of Joined Classmates: 70.9%

A:   397   Joined
B:   163   Not Joined

Welcome to the Virgil I. Grissom High School Class of 1977 in Huntsville, Alabama official website!  Glad you found us and please tell other '77 classmates about our site! Our 40th Reunion is this June 1-3! 



This is the last call: Register and Pay by May 15th for our Reunion. We want to see everyone! Here are some updates.

Saturday we will be meeting outside at the NEW Grissom High School for a quick picture at 10 am. All 1977 Alum are invited! The new school is west of S. Memorial Parkway behind Lowe's and Sam's Club. Unfortunately we will not be able to tour the old or the new school at this time.  The administration will be moving the same week as our reunion.

Our Schedule for Saturday evening: Registration and Social Hour 6-7pm, Class Photo 7pm, Heavy Hors D' oeuvres begins at 7:30pm, Welcome / Program 8-8:30pm, Dancing 8:30-11pm


SAVE OUR 40TH REUNION EVENTS DATES ON JUNE 1-3...The reunion committee is working hard to make this the best reunion yet! You can come to all three events or just the ones that work in your schedule (see the schedule listed below). Please email us if you have forgotten your password on this site and also don't forget to update all of your information! We still are in need of many classmates' addresses and emails. Please let us know of any infomation you may have on our "Missing Classmates." The list is listed on the left side of this site. Thank you for helping us locate everyone.

Thursday, June 1, 6:00PM

FREE Admission for Casual Gathering

Cash food may be purchased on-site

Campus 805, Straight to Ale

@ 2620 Clinton Avenue West 


Friday, June 2

Golf Tournament at Valley Hill Country Club

@ 8300 Valley Hill Dr SE

Contact Ron Jewell for more information and to register @ or call at 256-457-6999


Friday, June 2, 6:00 PM

FREE Admission Get Together

The Westin at Bridge Street Town Centre

6800 Governors West 

Cash food may be purchased on-site


Saturday, June 3, 6:00PM

The Big Event Reunion with a DJ

@ Valley Hill Country Club, 8300 Valley Hill Dr SE

$70.00 per person

Checks should be mailed to: 

GHS Reunion 1977

P.O. Box 12785, Huntsville, AL 35815

or another option is by PayPal @ GRISSOMHIGHSCHOOL77.ORG

No Cancellations/Refunds after May 15, 2017


Doubletree Suites
6000 Memorial Parkway, Huntsville
$109 per night No Breakfast
Limited suites for Grissom here. 
Booking code GRI

Hampton Inn Huntsville-Arsenal/South Parkway
501 Boulevard South, SW; Huntsville
$99 with Breakfast
Limited rooms for Grissom here. Booking code GRI

***Doubletree Suites and Hampton Inn South Parkway

are next to each other in South Huntsville


Other Hotels of Interest (but no group rates):

Hilton Garden Inn Huntsville South 
301 Boulevard South SW

Huntsville Marriott
5 Tranquility Base

Embassy Suites in Downtown Huntsville
800 Monroe Street SW

Westin at Bridge Street Town Centre
6800 Governors Drive, NW

Are you on Facebook? GHS '77 classmates have a "closed" Facebook group with 316 members. This is a great site to keep up with each other for the 40th Reunion, etc.  Go to Grissom High School Class of 1977 and join us! 

You can leave comments about our classmates that have passed away on the "In Memory" page. We are aware of 44 deceased classmates. Please let us know if you know of any others that have passed away but have not been added to this list. 

Please keep your emails updated on this site!  Click on "Classmate Profiles" in the upper left corner and then click on your own name and add or update your information and any updated photos.

Click on "Missing Classmates" on the left side and let us know of any emails that you may know of for any of these classmates. The task of trying to locate everyone is much needed from all of you. Please share this website with them:

Our Freshman and Junior GHS Yearbooks can be purchased at



Remembering Coach Phil Holladay