ANGLETON ALUMNI ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER OCTOBER, 2017

Angleton Alumni Association PO Box 122 Angleton, Texas 77516

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

STUDENTS: Gerald Buchta ’60 (09/27//2017); Yvonne Carrales Nunez ’88 (09/21/2017); Brian Allen Deriso ’85 (10/05/2017); Lynda Kay Clegg Cox ’62(10/06/2017); Judy Clegg Peltier ’58 (10/12/2017); Marjorie Helen Bonneau Foudray ’52 (10/07/2017); Leslie Ann Eddlemon Henley ’85 (10/09/2017); Mary Helen Wootton Adams ’54 (10/13/2017); Cheryl Sirmans Collins ’76 (10/21/2017); Clinton Lee Bailey ’74 (10/22/2017); John Boyd Sebesta ’63 (10/25/2017)

FACULTY AND STAFF: Former teachers David Naill (09/30/2017); Sharon Wilcher (10/09/2017); AHS secretary/registrar Pat Knopp (10/19/2017)

CELEBRATING THEIR 90s

The Alumni Association will host a 90th birthday party for former teachers Marceil Davis (July 6, 1926) and Charlotte Yoes (November 6, 1927) on Saturday, November 4, at the History Center. The come and go event will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. All former students and co-workers, friends and family are invited. Mrs. Davis taught fourth grade at Central and Westside from 1962 to 1991. Mrs. Yoes taught sixth grade reading from 1967 to 1991. Both still live in Angleton. Charlotte and the late Elbert Yoes, who also taught in AISD, were the parents of Melodee Yoes ’67, Carole Yoes ’68, Charles Yoes ’70 and Holly Yoes ’76. Marceil and Harold Davis, who also taught at AISD, are the parents of Rodney Davis ’80 and Markel Davis ’83.

HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS
Jan Heath Norsworthy ’72, a nationally- recognized author of historical romances, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming Handbags and Gladrags scholarship luncheon on Saturday, March 3. Jan, who writes under the name Lorraine Heath, has published more than 60 novels and her Gentlemen Prefer Heiresses is currently on the USA Today Bestseller list.

ANGLETON ISD IN THE NEWS
The Angleton varsity football team is undefeated with a 6-0 record. Senior B. J. Foster has been selected to play in the All American game in Florida in January.

The Angleton Varsity Treble choir won a Mark of Excellence award from the Foundation of Music Education, coming in Number One out of 270 entries in a national contest.

The Angleton Purple Pride band made Straight Ones at their marching contest and will advance to Area competition on Oct. 28.

GIVING TUESDAY
In support of the national Giving Tuesday initiative, the Alumni Association will be hosting a food drive in November to support a project started by AISD and the Angleton Education Foundation to assist students outside the classroom.

To better meet immediate needs of students, AISD has set up a storage center at the CATS Academy (old Westside campus) on Walker. Social workers assisting Angleton students use the center to get food, clothing and school supplies as needed.

Donations of non-perishable items will be taken at the History Center from noon until 5 p.m. every Wednesday throughout November and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Giving Tuesday on November 28.

Donations of school supplies will also be accepted. Any cash or online donations will be used to purchase additional supplies.

This is the second year for the Alumni Association to participate in the Giving Tuesday initiative.

NEWSLETTER
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CLASS REUNIONS
The Alumni Association is interested in promoting all class reunions. Contact Reunion Liaison Frances Leist ’66 at jerryandfrances@sbcglobal.net.

GOOD TIMES REUNION
Class photos from the Good Times Reunion can be found on the Angleton Alumni Association on Facebook. Scroll down to 2017 Good Times Reunion and a photo of Alumni president John Morgan ‘67 with oldest attendee Yvonne Oliver Gressett ’44. Click on that photo and you will go into a Flicker page with 136 photos taken by Bridgett Bradford Norris ‘75 at the reunion.

Although Hurricane Harvey recovery caused lower attendance than usual, the reunion went well. Traveling the most miles were Marilyn Wyche Empting ’59 of Nevada, John Williams ’67 of Mississippi, Nancy Arnold Williamson ’56 of Mississippi and Neil Anderson ’57 of Arkansas.

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI
Nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame are due to the Public Information Office at the Angleton ISD 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.

MEMBERSHIPS
New lifetime members are Cody Vasut ’05, Jim Boyd ’52, and Mary Nell Enlow Boyd ‘53. New annual members are Nikki Teague Rogers ’52, Bryan Johnson ’64, and Ronald Stallworth ’62.

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
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

  • Oct. 27 – Angleton vs. Victoria football; Athletic Hall of Fame
  • Nov. 3 – Angleton Study Forum program, History Center
  • Nov. 4 – 90th birthday celebrations for Charlotte Yoes, Marceil Davis
  • Nov. 10 – Angleton vs. Calhoun, last district football game
  • Nov. 28 – National Day of Giving; Alumni Food Drive for AISD program
  • Dec. 6 – Appreciation Lunch for Maintenance Dept, History Center
  • March 3 – Handbags and Gladrags

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 P_a_m_ _H_e_n_d_r_i_c_k_ _‘7_1_.

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