Centennial

Join us for an unforgettable weekend of green-and-white spirit as all Hillers gather to commemorate Tower Hill's Centennial on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21, 2019!

We welcome all alumni, students, parents, grandparents, faculty, staff, trustees and friends — past and present — to celebrate our extraordinary school together. The Centennial Convocation and Gala will be the weekend's signature highlights, and there are many fun and festive activities planned for the whole family.

We will see you in September!




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  • Schedule Overview

    A Schoolwide Pep Rally, Forever Green and White Reception, Artists and Authors Show Opening and Reunion Gatherings are planned for Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 as Centennial Weekend gets underway. The Centennial Convocation kicks off the activities on Saturday, Sept. 21, followed by the All-School Barbecue, Alumni Reunion Classes Luncheon, panel Celebrating Tower Hill's Past, Present and Future, school tours and the evening Gala Celebration.
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  • Accommodations

    The hotels listed below are offering special rates for Tower Hill Centennial Weekend attendees.
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  • Athletic Events

    All of the athletic competitions that normally take place during Homecoming Weekend will be folded into Centennial Weekend — with large crowds to cheer on our Hillers!
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  • Centennial Committee

    Mary Hobbs Taylor '09 is the Centennial Chair, assisted by Faculty Co-Chairs Marina Attix, Wiz Applegate '79 and Jack Smith. Contact Centennial Coordinator Julie Goldston (jgoldston@towerhill.org) with general questions about the Centennial Celebration. The full list of committee members can be found below.
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  • Sponsorship Opportunities

    Centennial Celebration sponsorship opportunities are listed below. For more information or to reserve your sponsorship, contact Melissa Pizarro in the Advancement Office at 302-657-8358 ext. 258 or mpizarro@towerhill.org.
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  • Media Contact

    Tower Hill has archival photos, historical highlights, a list of events and notable alumni and more in our Centennial Media Kit. Contact Director of Communications and Marketing Teresa Messmore at 302-575-0550, ext. 248 or tmessmore@towerhill.org for more information and to schedule interviews.  
“Tower Hill has such a rich history, and we are excited to honor our past and look toward the future of this wonderful school for generations of students and families to come.”
—Mary Hobbs Taylor ‘09



Alumni Involvement

In preparation for the Centennial in 2019, Tower Hill is seeking involvement from alumni in these ways:
 
1. Donate Tower Hill memorabilia (almost anything other than yearbooks) to Ellis Wasson, Archivist, Tower Hill School, 2813 West 17th Street, Wilmington, DE 19806.                

2. Tower Hill Athletic Hall of Fame: Review the nomination criteria and nominate a candidate for the Tower Hill Athletic Hall of Fame.

3. Consider participating in the Centennial art and author exhibit in September 2019. Alumni, faculty and parents welcome! Contact Judy Setting for more information.