ANGLETON ALUMNI ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER, 2017

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

STUDENTS: Ronald Wayne Pevey ’80 (10/23/2017); Ronnie Sheffield ’74 (10/25/2017); Margaret Ann Powell Land ‘Marshall (10/26/2017); Cathey Mitchell Champlin ’68 (11/01/2017); Arthur Ireland “Dink” Tipton ’45 (11/01/2017); Glenn Goe ’77 (11/01/2917); Patricia Anne Parnell Stoltenberg ’49 (11/07/2017); Lisa Logue Mitchell ’90 (11/09/2017); Billye Jo Jackson Surber ’55 (11/10/2017); (Curley Carter Jr. ’85 (11/13/2017); Adam Frank Barina ‘17 (11/16/2017); Dolores Hernandez Sampson ’58 (11/17/2017);

FACULTY AND STAFF: former elementary teacher Mary Louise Mathis (11/12/2017); special ed worker Laura Bromley Schulz (11/16/2017).

GIVING TUESDAY
As part of the national Giving Tuesday, the Alumni Association is hosting a food drive to support a project started by AISD to assist students outside the classroom.

AISD has set up a storage center at the old Westside campus on Walker. Social workers assisting Angleton students use the center to get food, clothing and school supplies as needed.

Donations will be taken at the History Center from noon until 5 p.m. every Wednesday throughout November. Online donations will be used to purchase additional supplies.

ANGLETON ISD IN THE NEWS
In the first round of 5A playoffs the Wildcats had a decisive 79-14 win over San Antonio Highland and will now play Boerne Champion in San Antonio Nov. 24. The Cats were undefeated in district, scoring 461 points to opponents’ 35. This was Angleton’s fourth undefeated season, with others in 1958, 1981, and 2011.

Head football coach Ryan Roark was recently recognized as the “Winningest Coach in AHS history” with 63 wins since 2011, surpassing the 62 victories made by Coach Dan Gandy from 1973 to 1982.

After qualifying in state competitions, four Future Farmers of America students placed third in the national livestock judging competition at the American Royal Livestock Show in Kansas City.

NEWSLETTER
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DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI
Nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame are due to the Public Information Office at the AISD Administration Office by January 19, 2018.

Nominations are taken from the public each year and then committees made up of campus, community, and alumni members select finalists and inductees. Nominees must have graduated 20 years prior to induction and have made significant contributions in their fields. Forms are available on the Angleton ISD website under Community.

DISTINGUISHED EDUCATORS
The Angleton Alumni Association plans to start a Distinguished Educator Hall of Fame to honor and recognize the outstanding and memorable retired educators who significantly impacted and made a difference in the lives of Angleton students. Nomination forms will be available in December.

MEMBERSHIPS
New lifetime members are David Spoor ’70, Debbie Crabtree Spoor ’71, Gaylon Hughes ‘61 and Donna Spoor Lewis ‘68. Memberships help support alumni events, scholarships and the History Center. Lifetime memberships are $100 or $150 for couples. Annual memberships are $20 each. Find forms on the AAA website at www.angletonalumni.org, where you can also register and pay online. The Alumni Association is a tax-deductible 501-C group. Questions? Contact membership chairman Sammy Alsobrook at safetysam1csp@yahoo.com.

HISTORY CENTER NEWS
Christina Landsborough Bitter ’95 and her mother-in-law Frances Bitter transferred 1995 VCR tapes to DVDs.

Recent monetary donations to the History Center were made by Jean Boehm (in recognition of her three children who graduated from AHS); Mary Nell Boyd (in honor of teachers Charlotte Yoes and Marceil Davis); AHS Class of 1958 (in memory of classmate Judy Clegg Peltier ’58) and Charlotte Yoes (in support of History Center projects).

The History Center has now added a 2017 AHS yearbook. Visitors can see books from 1913 to the present.

John Morgan donated a trophy homemade for him in 1974 by Toby Lewis ’76 on behalf of the Storm Squad football team Morgan coached.

The Angleton Women’s Study Forum met at the History Center for their November meeting where they had a program on the history of the Alumni Association, which formed in 1911.

The History Center is open every Wednesday from noon until 5 p.m., during class reunions, for special events and programs and by request by calling Linda Winder at 979-864-6650. Photos of History Center visitors and donations can be seen on the Angleton School History Center on Facebook.

ANGLETON ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD
Officers are John Morgan ‘67, president; Frances Coleman Leist ‘66, vice-president; Linda Winder, secretary; Betty Condry McAfee ’69, corresponding secretary; Dana Alsobrook ‘76, treasurer and Sammy Alsobrook ’69, past president. Board members are Bette Sides Sweeny ’59, Roger Runkel ’57, Murphy Rankin ’67, Katie Jacobson Clegg ’69, Kathy Cooksey ’68, Tracy Holt Delesandri ’80, Luther Goff ’67, Jeanie Newman Gustavsen ’68, Debra Morris ’72, Bridgett Bradford Norris ’75, Isabelle Salazar ’76, Linda Roesler Fox ’67, Sue Neill, faculty, and Bill Schweinle ’59, charter member.

ON THE CALENDAR
Nov. 28 – National Day of Giving; Alumni Food Drive for AISD program
Nov. 29 – Last day for Alumni Food Drive donations
Dec. 6 – Appreciation Lunch for Maintenance Dept, at History Center
March 3 – Handbags and Gladrags Scholarship Luncheon

Note: If you have additions or corrections to news items in the AAA newsletter please contact Linda Winder at lwinder4323@att.net. Newsletter is compiled by Linda Winder and AAA members and distributed via e-mail by Pam Hendrick ‘71.

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