50th Class Reunion





It’s Time To Celebrate 50 Years

EXCITING NEWS: The Class of ’73 is joining us to celebrate this milestone: we’re looking forward to sharing a Lifetime of endearing friendships, with a weekend full of irrepressible Laughter, and a Love for those high school years as Vikings that continues to bring us together.

WHEN:    Friday, September 9 - Sunday, September 11, 2022

WHERE: Tradewinds Grand Resort, 5600 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach 33706

​​WHAT will it cost:  $140/per person for the weekend**; accommodations are separate.

ACCOMMODATIONS: 20 rooms at Tradewinds, $219 plus tax/resort fee per night. Reservations are now open. Call directly, 1-800-237-0707, ask for the room block for the Northeast High School 50th/49th Class Reunion.  Call soon, we already have several rooms spoken for.


Friday night  – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Casual dress - Good food, Cash bar, time to reminisce and catch up, meet new friends and enjoy the ‘old’ ones.  Please send us any photos you would like included in our slideshow.

Saturday, 11:00 a.m. at the VillaCooking Expo, tasting included, with Adam Walkover, Chef and Culinary Specialist with GFS.  Space limited, so please reserve your place by contacting Lisa (momrico@verizon.net) if interested. Small extra fee. $

Saturday, 1:30 p.m.  – Painting with Carmen – Our own Carmen Sotolongo ‘Kelly’ who has taught and operated her own studio in the Keys is willing to come do a painting class at the Villa.  Space is limited so please let Lisa know of your interest asap to plan accordingly. Small extra fee $.

Saturday, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. – Reception/Registration, Dinner, Program (still under construction), Dancing.

Of course the Tradewinds offers a host of extracurriculars at one of the most beautiful venues on St. Pete Beach. Enjoy the beach, the pools and the host of activities (how about that Mile High Slide?)

A lot has changed in good ‘ole St. Petersburg, we encourage you to enjoy an excursion, as time permits, to see the new Pier and museums.  If you haven’t been back in a while you will be amazed at the Downtown transformation.  A good finale on Sunday perhaps!

​This is the BIG ONE; EACH ONE OF YOU WILL MAKE IT GREAT!  Give Tracey Willis (Campbell) a call to make your reservation: (727) 822-4262, before you send your check or if you want to pay by credit card. Checks can be made out to NEHI Class of ’72 Reunion Committee and sent to 3481 Bumelia Lane, Trinity, FL 34655-2144. If you have any other questions please contact us through northeast72.com website or Lisa Smith Rico at momrico@verizon.net.

**Our commitment to our class is that no one is deterred from attending due to cost. If you would like to make a donation to offset cost or specifically help someone else attend please send your donation to Tracey Willis at above address. SEE YOU SOON!


50th Reunion Committee

Bob and Tracey Willis Campbell

Wayne and Lori Wells

Susie Kupfer

Mike Williams

Kevin and Cheryl Tyndall Walkover

Ken and Lisa Smith Rico


(Class of ’73 Committee)

Ted Granger

Renee Athey

Jane Toombs