Larry Davis Selected 2021 Honored Alumnus

Larry Davis '69 Selected 2021 Honored Alumnus

Larry A. Davis, a 1969 graduate of Salem High School, has been selected for the 2021 Salem High School Alumni Association Honored Alumnus Award.

Larry, a 31-year career imagineer at the Walt Disney Compnay, will be featured speaker along with last year's recipient, the Honorable Dean Hansell, a 1970 graduate, at the SHS Alumni Association Award Ceremony on May 22.

At the Annual Award Ceremony, Salem High School scholarship recipients and their families will be present in person which will be live-streamed on Facebook.

SHSAA plans an All-Class-Reunion on August 8th to welcome past alumni to gather and celebrate.

Upcoming 2021 SHSAA Scholarship Awards

2020 SHSAA Scholarship Award Recipients

This month more than 150 Salem High School graduating and postsecondary students have applied for Salem High School Alumni Association scholarships.

Selection will occur over the next month with an announcement of recipients at our upcoming SHSAA Scholarship Award Ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2021.

Thank you to all students who applied and to our generous donors for your assistance in helping our graduates achieve their career goals.

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See Summary of Past Scholarship Awards

SHSAA Is OPEN to the Public

SHSAA Office Memorabilia

We are happy to welcome visitors Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come and explore more than 100 years of Salem High School memories. Visit our newly renovated lobby and second floor.

Alumni and friends may also call the office at 330-332-1427 for assistance and to request a visit.

Facial coverings and social distancing are required for all visitors.

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$318,250 Awarded to 88 Students

4.0 Academic Merit Scholarship recipients: Cameron Christopher '20; Andrea Fitch '20; Gabrielle Gibson '20; Zoee Moore '20; Elijah Shelhart '20; Taylor Troy '20

On May 1, 2020, the Salem High School Alumni Association awarded 98 scholarships totaling $318,250 to recent graduates, postsecondary students, and current Salem High School students.

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View our Special Virtual Award Announcement

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Browse Salem High School Yearbooks

SHS Yearbooks 1893-2014

Our database includes 20,000 alumni from as far back as the first graduation class of 1865.

We also have an extensive collection of Salem High School yearbooks back to 1893 both online and at our office.

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Browse Salem High School Yearbooks (1893 - 2014)

Read Salem Quaker Newspapers (1902 - Current)

See Sketches from our Early Yearbooks

A Century of Giving -
Recognizing Generosity

Original Salem High School on Fourth Street 1862-1896

The Salem High School Alumni Association Societies recognize the generosity of our donors who have made a difference in the lives of Salem High School graduates for more than 100 years.

For more information, please contact us at 330-332-1427.

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Alumni Remembrance

We honor our past members and look forward to our future.

The Salem High School Alumni Association has a database of more than 20,000 alumni dating back to the first graduating class of 1865.

Consider a memorial donation which help fund our scholarships for the benefit of future alumni.

Memorial Society recognition is bestowed on individuals or families who have given or bequeathed funds or for whom memorial donations have been made totaling at least $10,000 but less than $100,000.

Named Scholarships and higher-levels of recognition are bestowed for donations of $100,000 or more.

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See Our Recognition Societies

Make a Tax-Deductible Memorial Gift

Building the Future Campaign Donations Top $325,000

SHSAA New Building Façade

Thank you to all who have supported our "Building for the Future" campaign to keep memories alive in downtown Salem.

We have successfully replaced the building's deteriorating front foundation and façade.

These repairs, along with renovation of the second floor, will assist in providing a welcoming and safe environment where alumni can gather and where high school memorabilia can be displayed. We invite you to visit.

Although recognition for donations ended in 2019, we are still welcoming donations toward the project.

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Donate to Our 'Building for the Future' Campaign

Dean Hansell '70 Selected as Honored Alumnus

Hon. Dean Hansell '70
2020 Honored Alumnus

Hon. Dean Hansell, a 1970 graduate of Salem High School, has been selected Honored Alumnus for 2020.

The Salem High School Alumni Association began honoring an outstanding alumnus in 1958.

Recipients of this honor are recognized for their outstanding or unusual contributions in areas such as community and/or professional service.

The Salem High School Alumni Association encourages alumni to nominate a graduate of Salem High School for the Honored Alumnus Award for the coming year by December 1.

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Upcoming Gatherings, Events and Reunions

Upcoming SHSAA Sponsored Events:

  • SHSAA Student Award Ceremony - Saturday, May 22, 2021

  • SHSAA All-Class Reunion and 140th Annual Meeting - Saturday, August 7, 2021 - more information forthcoming

Planning a reunion or gathering of alumni? Let us know what you have planned, and we will post it for others.

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Alumni In the Military

Salem High School Alumni Association is proud of the rich military experience of our alumni.

We have information on hundreds of alumni who have served in the military.

Feel free to search and admire the distinguished careers and accomplishments of our alumni.

Please encourage other alumni or their families to submit their military information.

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