Pickens High Class of 1971 reunites after 50 years

The Pickens High School Class of 1971 held its 50th class reunion on June 19 at the event center of the Lighthouse Restaurant in Lake Keowee. Sixty-five classmates were present, along with 29 spouses. Faculty class sponsor Mrs. Cathy Touchstone was there, accompanied by her husband, Tommy. Bill Crowther prepared a touching memorial display featuring the photos of the 39 known classmates already passed. The class has reunited five previous times through the past 50 years, and plans are already underway for the next one.