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The date of the 2016 Alumni Banquet is
MAY 27, 2016
QUARTZ MOUNTAIN LODGE

 






MHS ALUMNI PRESIDENT Dale Staton, 1964 GRAD and Fran Bryan Altom, 2016 President

 

Fran Bryan Altom  Class of 1976

President for 2016 

STILL LOYAL, STILL TRUE,

MANGUM TIGERS THRU & THRU 

MHS ALUMNI BOARD of DIRECTORS

HOLDS FINAL MEETING

Banquet set for May 27, 2016



Large pic: Seated: Beth Thompson White, ‘53; Mary McDaniel Scott, ‘72, Treasurer;
Standing L to R: Sara Beck Tidmore-Lockerd ‘49; Mary Clark Davidson, ‘76, Vice-President;
Dale Staton, ‘64, Past President; Alice Snipes Gray, ‘56, Secretary, and Fran Bryan Altom, ‘76, President

Inserts: Susan Givens, ‘66; Marsha McElroy Griswold, ‘70; Joy Hall Grant, ‘57, Historian

Not Pictured: Betty Miles Fails, Holly Avery Rogers and Sue Hughes Thompson

Recipient of the College Scholarship will be MHS Grad of 2014, Ty Rope Smith.

The Board voted to pay for panel frames at the high school where all the class pictures are on display. They also approved the purchase of a new Tiger suit.

Greer's Funeral Home will provide limo service to and from the Lodge. Call Joy Grant, 580-782-5107, for more information on pickup.. Seniors for 2017 will provide Shuttle service at the Lodge from parking lots.

Ms. Altom announced that Mangum Bricks will be for sale at the Banquet.

Deadline for purchasing tickets is May 23, 2016. Call Mary Jane Scott at 580-471-1425 for ticket purchases.

Dale Staton is in charge of the Parade. Entries should begin gathering in front of the high school about 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 28. Parade Marshals for 2016, Jim and Sara Lockerd will head the Alumni Parade this year. Parade Marshals of 2015, Bill and Jacque Starr will also ride in the parade, due to being 'rained out' last year.

SCHEDULE:

Friday May 27 Breakfast at the Elks Lodge 8:00
2 Golf Scrambles....Mangum and Quartz Mountain
Ticket pickup at the Welcome Center until noon
Ticket pickup at the Lodge starting 4:30
Banquet seating 6:15 Dinner 6:30

Saturday May 28 Alumni Parade 11:00
Ray Hogan BBQ 11:30 - 1:00 American Legion Bldg


Attending today's meeting were: Mary Clark Davidson, Beth Thompson White, Sara Tidmore-Lockerd, Dale Staton, Mary Jane Scott, Alice Snipes Gray, Fran Bryan Altom, and Joy Hall Grant.


2016 Alumni Dinner
1966
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Read very interesting articles from Alumni Historian Joy Hall Grant

Joy's Articles


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MANGUM HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI
MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

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EXTRAS
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Click here for 2014 - 2015 Deceased Alumni
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2016 Donations
2016 Tickets Purchased


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Why didn't I get an Alumni invitation?
Joy Grant, MHS Historian

Throughout the year, a Historian is always looking for and asking others about the ‘missing’ alumni. At a recent Alumni Board meeting, Treasurer, Mary McDaniel Scott ’72, handed out a roster which included 843 “returned invitations”. This signifies that 843 addresses were incorrect out of the 2500 mailed. We get comments from members that his or her relative or friend didn’t get an invitation or some that haven’t received one in years.

There are at least three answers for this dilemma:

1) That person has no locally known parent/or relative to whom the class secretaries can contact for a new address and/or

2) That member has never sent a ‘change of address’ to the P.O.B. 8 in Mangum whereby a new address could be entered, and/or

3) An invitation is returned this year with the yellow strip showing a NEW address; but the next mailout will not happen until 2012 UNLESS a person requests another invitation to mail to his or her friend/relative.

Obviously, after many years of no contact or show of interest on the member’s part, names could have been dropped from the register accidentally by many people who have kept records of this 101 year old Association. For the last twenty plus years, all the Graduates have been recorded diligently on a computer which is monitored and updated year around by Ms. Scott, Ms. Grant and other Board Members who send in changes of addresses whenever they learn of changes. Newspaper obituaries are scrutinized daily and weekly for Alumni members’ demise. Closure is much better than ‘whereabouts unknown’ to the Alumni Family.

James Long, ’57 Grad, sends daily (Greer County connected) obituaries from the Daily Oklahoman knowing that Mangum does not get that paper anymore. This information is scanned, copied, mailed or faxed and placed in large 3-hold record books kept by the Historian. Eventually, these records will be stored at the Welcome Center Alumni Room and/or the Old Greer County Mangum School Room.

Therefore, if you know a MHS Graduate who is not getting an invitation, call 580-782-5107, and that can be changed.

We really appreciate the Class Secretaries who dig deep each year and keep all their classmates addresses current. If you think that would be an easy job, I challenge you to take on this responsibility and help us.

Right now, we are needing help from all classes that end in 1’s and 6’s for inclusion in the Alumni Editions of the papers. We need new research and new stories from the members themselves. Deadlines start April 1 and May 2 is an absolute deadline for articles to be included in the Alumni Edition. Please help by bringing copies of pictures to the news offices or call Joy Grant at the above phone number and your information will be picked up.


MHS has their own website. Check it out:
http://www.mangum.k12.ok.us
2015 - 2016 School Calendar


2016 Senior Class on the bridge south of town that was built in 1933. The new bridge will be open soon and this one will be torn down.



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