Who are we?

Established in the early 1940s, the Washburn Rural Alumni Association has a long-standing tradition of servicing alumni and supporting Washburn Rural High School. At present, the Association is comprised of nearly 1,000 members from graduating classes as early as 1922. Each year, the Association names Hall of Fame members, and the Alumni Scholarship funds deserving seniors.

The Washburn Rural Alumni Association welcomes you, and sincerely hopes you will consider joining. Thank you for helping us keep the directory up-to-date.


Alumni Association accomplishments include:

  1. Establishing a Hall of Fame for distinguished alumni and faculty in cooperation with a leadership group of WRHS students
  2. Supporting current high school organizations and students throughout the district
  3. Maintaining and updating alumni records
  4. Becoming a central contact for reunion organizers

Annual Dinner

Join your fellow alumni at the annual reunion dinner, which takes place first Saturday in May at the Washburn Rural High School cafeteria. All graduates are invited.

Ongoing and Future Objectives

The Alumni Association has a number of ongoing and future objectives, including:

  1. Promoting an interest in Washburn Rural High School
  2. Reconnecting graduates by bringing together past and present alumni
  3. Raising funds to uphold the Alumni Association objectives
  4. Recognizing a graduating senior with an alumni scholarship
  5. Preserving historical artifacts of interest to Washburn Rural High School
Board of Directors
Position Name
President Judy Richert Greenberg
Vice-President Russ Conroy
Secretary Lyla Ralston Acardi
Treasurer Karen Stroud Eastman

Stay Connected

Use the resources, below, to stay connected with other Washburn Rural High School alumni:


Contact Washburn Rural Alumni Association Secretary, Lyla Acardi, at alylzm|ten.xoc.