Fun with the bouncing ball

Howie Burnett here LEHS 65.

I’ve been a full time Teaching Pro/Coach  for Tennis in New England and Florida for 46 years and in July of 2016 I was Honored to be inducted into the United States Professional Tennis Association — New England Hall of Fame.

This Photo was taken at that ceremony at the Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport RI — Im surrounded by the New England Board of Directors and standing next to my wife of 48 Years Wendy

Currently, Howie is teaching at the– Marco Island Racquet Center

Howie, before his relocation to Florida, was the founder and president of Net Advantage LLC, a tennis management service that operated five clubs and six recreation department tennis programs in the New Hampshire seacoast region. He founded the company in 1974 and operated it until 1998.

Howie has been a member of the USPTA since 1972. He was the USPTA New England Division president and a national Executive Committee member from 1989 to 1992.He also served as a certification tester from 1980 until 1989.

In addition, he was a part of the USTA Clinicians Service and conducted The New Hampshire High School Coaches Clinic every spring for 10 years as well as being a USTA Area Training Center Head Coach from 1988 to until his relocation to florida in1998.

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Lunch with the girls May 25, 2017

So where were you on Thursday May 25, 2017?  Several of the ladies from the class of 1965 meet for lunch on a semi regular basis, here they are at Brother’s in Danvers, with fourteen attending.  Next get together, they hope will be in the Summer, when and where not scheduled yet.

OK, so here are the names of the girls who attended yesterday’s mini reunion of LEHS 65. Top row L-R Lina Paciulli, Kathy Mulkern, Josephine Capano, Marcia Sanborn, Helen Heffernan, Karen Falke, Elaine Laterza, Sharon Plummer.
Second row L-R Janet Patten, Pat Johnson, Mary Morrison, Sue Rummel, Mary Jo Kelley, Linda Wurderman

Reunion Committee plans for this years Scholarship Award

The reunion committee gathered March 30, 2017 at the Porthole Pub in Lynn to discuss the LEHS Award’s Ceremony on May 31st when we will present a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating ROTC candidate.  If anyone from the class of 1965 has a graduating grandchild who is in good standing @ LEHS and has been accepted at an accredited school, we will consider a second scholarship.  Please contact the class website by May 1, 2017 if you have a grandchild who qualifies.

Our webmaster, Les Libby, wanted to meet with the committee to discuss changes and updates for our website. We also talked about our 55th reunion in 2020, we all know how time flies.  We are open to suggestions and recommendations for a venue and we look forward to seeing you at our 55th!

FYI…Scholarship donations are always welcome. Please visit to request a form.


Reunion Committee from left to right: Alan McGrath, Sue Rummel, Judy (Goudey) Johnson, Eleanor (Shellgren) Starkenberg, Mackie (Collamore) Bastarache, Mike Schulze, Pat (Johnson) Morley, Helen (Heffernan) Jennings & Les Libby

As always, if you have something to share, send it to out class email address