Please check back frequently as we will continue to update the events.

July 19th - THURSDAY:

  • 3:00 pm - Drama (TBD)
  • 7:00 pm - 9pm  - Alumni sign-in/meet up (location TBD)
  • 7:00 pm - Musical: Brigadoon

This performance might be a bit less crowded than the Friday performance.


July 20th - FRIDAY:

  • 10:00 am - Alumni sign-in and GAMES (location TBD)

Bring your cards, Risk game, chess board, or whatever you liked to play "back then" and relive the glory in a pick-up game with other gifties.

  • 12:00 pm Lunch on your own

Feeling particularly nostalgic? Eat local in the NcNeese cafeteria

  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm - Alumni showcase

A showcase of alumni projects in all media, highlighting the talent of the GPGC alumni. If you are interested in having a spot in the showcase - please reach out to

  • 3:00 pm - Drama (TBD)
  • 5:00 pm - Dinner on your own

Get your friends/classmates together and explore some of the fine dining possibilities of Lake Charles. Or try the cafeteria if you missed out on lunch there....

  • 7:00 pm Musical: Brigadoon
  • 8:00 pm - midnight: Alumni welcome reception
Join us to officially kick off the 60th Reunion celebration as well as to hear Dr. Josh Brown speak on the future of the program. A cash bar will be available.

July 21st - SATURDAY:

Breakfast on your own

  • 9:00 am - Graduation for current GPGC students
  • 9:30 am - Graduation reception

Get-together for current gifties, parents, and all alumni to meet, greet, socialize, network, and get to know one another.

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm - Speaker TBD
  • 12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch - pizza & po-boys (location TBD)
  • 1:00 - 2:30pm - Speaker TBD

Note: This performance includes occasional strong language and frank discussion of sexuality and death, so it may not be suitable for younger children.

  • 3:00 pm - Final performances: Large Ensemble & Choral Concerts, Shearman Fine Arts Theater, McNeese

Don’t miss out on the large ensemble concert program, choral concert program and the opportunity as Alumni to join the chorus on stage to sing "The Impossible Dream".

  • 6:00 pm - Alumni Dinner (Parra ballroom)

Cash bar available for alumni and guests 21+.

  • 7:30 - midnight -  Alumni Dance (Parra ballroom)

Join one of our local alumni showing off his skills at the turntables - and the option of karaoke. Cash bar available for alumni and guests 21+.


July 22nd - SUNDAY:

  • 9:30 am - Breakfast and in person Alumni meeting

Breakfast will be provided and this meeting is open to all alumni. We will brainstorm ideas for the future growth of GPGC.

GPGC 60th Anniversary Reunion
When: 07/19/2018 - 7/22/2018
Where: McNeese campus
Lake Charles, LA
United States

Please be sure to purchase tickets on the "Reunion Tickets" page to ensure you have access to all of the events.