Meeting was called to order January 20, 2014 at 6:37p.m. in the Lubbock High School Library by Secretary, Ruby Brackett. Members in attendance were: Ruby Brackett, Debbie Youngblood, Melinda Chapman, Ricky Woody, Melody Dawes, and Tom Martin. President Dave Walker arrived later. Ruby Brackett handed out the minutes to all present.
Ricky Woody introduced Barbara Airhart and Jen Parker from the LHS PTA. They gave a power point presentation for making improvements to the Lubbock High campus. Preliminary cost of the “Legacy Campaign I” shows to be $750,000 but this is not a definite price. They suggested selling bricks with the names of LHS alumni as another means of raising monies. Everything was tabled until we have a definite cost of the improvements.
Tom Martin handed out a brief report on the first recipient of the Don R. and Yadira Pendergrass Scholarship-Annie Shafer from the Lubbock Area Foundation. She has just finished her first semester at Texas Tech University with a 3.75 GPA. Debbie Youngblood and Shirley Shelton will again represent the Alumni Association and serve on the Scholarship Committee. Also the LHS Class of ’56 and Class of ’93 gave $500 and $230 respectively to given to the Lubbock Area Foundation LHS Alumni Scholarship Fund.
Ricky Woody said the Harris Publishing was doing the LHS Alumni Directory again. He gave all of the information to Melody Dawes.
Melody Dawes gave Dave Walker the name of her graphic person. Dave will get with him and discuss creating an LHS website.
Next meeting will be February 17th at 6:30p.m.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:01p.m.