Guest Speaker is BHS Alumni, Class of ’81 Lt. Governor Mark Hutchison
(Liza Mayo-De Riso) – Bonanza High School is hosting the Inaugural Alumni and Silent Auction, Saturday, September 26 at Bonanza High School (BHS). The guest speaker will be class of ’81 graduate Lt. Governor Mark Hutchison.
Catering for the event will be provided by Ricardo’s, a local’s favorite. The Ansara family, who have owned and operated Ricardo’s since 1979, have a BHS alumni in the family; Sara Ansara who graduated in ’96.
The evening will include yearbooks and school memorabilia, and sports memorabilia. Entertainment will be provided by the BHS Orchestra and the BHS choir. There will also be a silent auction.
“This is our inaugural event, but we hope to grow this evening into an annual celebration of the life of our school, and we’re glad to see so many alumni return to join us in celebrating Bonanza High Schools great history,” said Bonanza High School Principal Neddy Alvarez.
Notable Bonanza High School Alumni Include:
- Greg Brower (’82) – Senator in the Nevada Senate and former United States Attorney for the District of Nevada
- Kris Bryant (’10) – Professional MLB player, Dick Howser Trophy winner
- Joe Fernandez (’96) – Technology Entrepreneur
- Shane French (’94) – Radio personality at WMMS
- Lance Gross (’99) – Actor
- Mark Hutchison (’81) – Lieutenant Governor of Nevada
- Jonathan Jackson (’94) – Former professional NFL and defunct XFL player
- Daniel Kucan (’88) – Actor, designer, and television personality on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
- Joe Kucan (’83) – Actor, director, casting director
- Justin Leone (’95) – Former professional MLB player, professional mixed martial artist, former UFC lightweight contender
- Rob Meadows (’95) – Serial entrepreneur
- Frank Mir (’98) – Nevada State Champion wrestler; professional mixed martial arts fighter, former UFC Heavyweight Champion and Interim UFC Heavyweight Champion
- Scott Piercy (’96) – PGA Tour professional golfer
- Jason Reed (’86) – Actor, musician
- Dan Reynolds (’05) – Frontman for Grammy Award-winning rock band Imagine Dragons
- Gerald Riggs (’78) – Former professional NFL player
- Lee Scrivner – (’89) – Writer, artist, musician, professor
- Adam Seward (’00) – Former professional NFL player
- Chasen Shreve (’08) – Professional MLB player.