Gary Strankman, born at Mason General Hospital in the 1940's and graduated from Irene S. Reed High School in 1959 was in town for his 60th reunion. Maybe you've seen Gary's stories on the Facebook group "well you might be from Shelton if..." Additionally, He also through that group has worked to raise over $20,000 for Saint's Pantry food bank. Gary has also created the "Strankman Scholarship" which sends Shelton School District employees to learn from the Buck Institute for Education.

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