Grand Island High School Class of 1993

Here is a Special Link to 1993 Graduates Guestbook . . .
Log in and Say Hi ! ! !

Updated Info. - Class of 1993 20th Reunion July 5th - February 2013

The 1993 reunion will be held at the Holiday Inn Grand Island on Friday, July 5th from 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Tickets are $55.00 per person or $100.00 per couple and includes food (not a sit down dinner), open bar, dancing and fun! Payments must be received by May 30th. Please mail your payment to:
Betsy Cali
2094 Harvey Rd
Grand Island, NY 14072
PayPal option available soon. "Who's attending?" - Maria DeFeo, Mary Quinn Battaglia, Betsy Schopp Cali, Carrie Hale, Nicole Reid, Kristine Adamczyk, Stacy Sabo and Dan Parker. Bill Gworak, Dave Backlund, Dave Castiglia, John Lockett and Melanie Koch, Vicki Cook, Karen Hiam, John Sirianni, Tami Ewert, Lisa James. Kyle Greene, Robyn Blanchard, Alissa Venturini, Stephanie Beyer, Steve Lestingi, Theresa Soluri, Mark Landroche, Leia Hill, Erik Linton, Kristy Lanthier. Adam Peters, Becky Wilson, Karin Serafin, Andy Tranter, David Miller, Jeff Roth, Jared Smith, Kristina Laurendi, Paul Prior.

Class of 1993 20th Reunion July 5th - January 2013

The GIHS 1993 Reunion is planned for Friday, July 5th at the Holiday Inn in the evening. There will be appetizer stations, open bar, music & fun. Complete information and payment details will be posted shortly. If you need a hotel room, mention our class when booking. If you are not on Facebook, please send an email to
Betsy Schopp Cali with your information and any pictures of school days you want to share.
Reunion Committee - Betsy Schopp Cali, Maria Defeo and Mary Grace Quinn. Next Meeting planned for end of Jan.., if interested in helping email Betsy.

Class of 1993 20th Reunion Being Planned - 2012

The GIHS Class of 1993 is planning a 20th reunion over July 4, 2013 weekend.
Classmates are asked to email
Betsy Schopp Cali or call 725-8939.

GIHS Class of 1993 Reunion Slideshow Part III
GIHS Class of 1993 Reunion Slideshow Part II
GIHS Class of 1993 Reunion Slideshow

Class of 1993 Updates Fifteen-Year Reunion Plans - 2008

A casual 15-year reunion for the GIHS Class of 1993 is planned for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 5, 2008 at the Brick Oven, Grand Island Plaza. Those planning to attend are urged to help with a head count by Emailing
Betsy Schopp Cali or calling her at 725-8939 before July 5th.

Class of 1993 Fifteen-Year Reunion - 2008

A casual 15-year reunion for the GIHS Class of 1993 is tentatively planned for July 5, 2008 at a place to be announced. More information on the event will be posted as it becomes available. Email
Betsy Schopp Cali

More Class of 1993 10 Year Reunion Photos - Added Jan. 4, 2007

The Class of 1993 ten-year reunion photos, taken during the event in 2003, were submitted by Heather Prast McDonnell.

More Class of 1993 Reunion Photos - August 2003
Class of 1993 photos show (left) Gina MacKendrick and Phil Mastantuono, and Karen Samrany, Matt Linenfelser, Brett Long and Gina MacKendrick (right). Thanks to Karen Samrany for providing these.

Island Alumni Association Forming

Grand Island High School Class of 1993 Reunion Photos - July 2003
"The Girls"                                                             Mike Disanto and Corrine Pembleton -                                             Jared Turner and guest
Erika and Bob Backlund (Kane Steele's girlfriend)         Erika and Bob Backland -                Alyssa Venturini, Stephanie Pelczynski and Rob Cadle
Jill Johnson's husband, Joe Burrano, Stephanie Pelczynski -         Kane Steele -                     Kevin Colosimo and Paul Prior
Paul Linenfelser Jr. & Alyssa Verturini -        Kim and Andy Tranter and Corrine Pembleton - Mike and Betsy (Schopp) Cali and Kane Steele
John Lockett, Gina Makendrick, Kristina Amodie, Maria Frattardi, Karen Samrany, Betsy Schopp, Chris Moscati - Shane Yensen and Steve Lestingi - Kim and Andy Tranter
                Jared Smith & wife -                         Tricia Dussault & Mark Braddell -                 Maria Defeo & Betsy Schopp Cali
Tami Ewert, Denise Allen & husband Joe, Sarah Malette &Jason Woodard - Mrs."D," Mary Quinn, Lisa Sovelli, Mrs. "C" - Alyssa Venturini, Jeff Roth, Kane Steele, Betsy Schopp Cali
John Siriani, Paul & April Prior -                 Corrine Pembleton, Betsy Schopp, John Sirianni -                 Brian Toth and Jason MacDlellan
Kevin Burngasser & Stephanie Pelczynski -        Brett Long and wife, Christia and Mary Quinn
   Members of the Grand Island High School Class of 1993 celebrated the 10th anniversary of their graduation with a reunion at River Oaks Golf Club July 5, 2003. These photos were submitted by Betsy Schopp Cali.
   Classmates are invited to submit photos taken at their 10-year class reunion to for consideration on this page. Email to

June 2003 Update
GIHS Class of 1993 Ten-year Reunion At River Oaks Golf Club on Saturday, July 5

The deadline is near for the responses... June 9th! If you need more time, or have any questions, please notify Betsy Schopp Cali at or 775-0306. Please get your "what have you been up to" questionnaire back ASAP. If you need a new one or an email version, just notify Betsy. Hope to see everyone there!

Grand Island Class of 1993 Missing Classmates
Jeffery Abbott
Wardell ( Bud) Adams
Tricia Anderson
Ryan Beck
Rebecca Bongiovanni
Michael Brown
Bob Currie
Amanda D'Aloise
Christopher Davis
Brian Dedonis
Scott Forzani
Kimberly Hawley
Janine Huffman
Andrew Kuszczak
Audra Lewis
Steven McGuirk
Leyah Morgan
James Moscoe
Binh Nguyen
Lorelei Olizinger
Jessica Patti
Brandy Quinby
Thomas Rogers
Patrick Sheley
Nate Waters
If you have information on how to contact any of these classmates, email to or call Betsy Schopp Cali at 775-0306.

January 2003 Update
GIHS Class of 1993 Ten-year Reunion Planning Meeting

Members of the Grand Island High School Class of 1993 are invited to attend a 10-year reunion planning meeting February 23, 2003. Those interested in attending the meeting or helping with the reunion are asked to contact Betsy Schopp Cali.

Grand Island Class of 1993 Ten-year Reunion Announcement

Happy New Year!!! I hope this finds you in good health & excellent spirits…

Plans are underway for a very special event at River Oaks Golf Club on Saturday, July 5, 2003. Please mark your calendars and plan on joining us for food, spirits, music & fun!!!! Official invitations will be mailed in April, allowing plenty of time for RSVP’s.

There will be a Reunion Planning Committee meeting on Sunday, January 19, 2003 – Please contact Betsy “Schopp” Cali for details at (716) 775-0306 or Betsy.

A few ideas being put out there for critique, suggestion, etc. are:

  • Live music?
  • Games?
  • Open to families? Classmates only?
  • Class of 1993 float in the Grand Island 4th of July parade?

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