Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2024


Greetings from the East High Alumni Association,

We are sending this invitation to you to inform you of The Class of 2024 Luther B. Smith East High School Hall of Fame inductees.  The Hall of Fame represents Akron East High School graduates from at least 15 years ago who have made significant contributions in academic, community or athletic endeavors.  The Class of 2023 includes the following individuals:

ELVIN BUTLER – Class of 2010 – Basketball achievements at EHS/College

            HOWARD CURRY – Class of 1964 – Achievements as football official high school and college

            SAMUEL DUDICH – Class of 1960 – Achievements as football official high school and college

            DARIUS GRICE – Class of 1976 – Achievements in football at EHS/Semipro/Coaching

            SANDRA JENKINS – Class of 1971 – Achievements in financial analysis/missionary service

            THOMAS LANTZ – Class of 1970 – Achievements in baseball EHS/Major League

            ABBY MARIE MORRISON – Class of 2002 – Achievements in volleyball/softball/EHS/College

MONTANIZE WOODS – Class of 2010 -Achievements in basketball EHS/College

This group will be honored at activities on Thursday  April 25, 2024.  We hope that classmates, friends, and family may be interested in attending some or all of the activities honoring them.  The activities include:

Hall of Fame Luncheon and Induction at The Venue Banquet Room on Tallmadge Circle on

                           Thursday, April 25, 2024  11:30 AM – 2:00 PM    (Cost $30)

For reservations, please see information below.

For further information you may visit the alumni association website at www.AkronEastHighAlumni.org or email David Hoff (Chair, Hall of Fame Committee) at [email protected]  or call at 330-633-2077.

We would be most pleased to see you as we honor this group of outstanding inductees.


David L. Hoff, M.D.

Class of 1960, Hall of Fame 2003

 RESERVATIONS                                    RESERVATIONS                               RESERVATIONS

Reservations can be made by making payment to Akron East High Alumni Association and mailing to either David L. Hoff, 870 Beechwood Drive, Tallmadge, Ohio 44278 or Akron East Alumni Association, 80 Brittain Road, Akron, Ohio 44305.  You also may make payment at the registration area on the day of the event but please email Dave at [email protected] or call at 330-633-2077 to confirm your reservation.

A reservation list will be utilized to confirm payment.

Name    _____________________________________________________________________

Phone _______________________________ Email __________________________________

Luncheon attendance April 25, 2024, 11:30 AM    (number) ______   x $30  Total __________

Email confirmation to:   Name  __________________________________________________  

   Email __________________________________