Congratualtions to the Hall of Honor Recipients
Thank you to all the students, alumni and faculty participating in the 2013 Dedication Day festivities at Austin High School. The day began at 9:00 in the library where August “Happy” Harris ‘82 along with Delano Womack ‘52 presented 12 scholarships to qualifying seniors. Scott Sayers praised the Hall of Honor and saluted the former head and archivist emeritus Brian Schenk for his hard work and direction in making our archives one of the most complete in the nation.
Faculty honorees this year include Roland H. Johnson, Jr. who was a history teacher and dean of boys in the 50’s and Leyla Colmia, chemistry teacher, who continues to teach and inspire at AHS. Ms. Colmia was honored this year with a wing of the building being named in her honor – the Leyla Colmia Chemistry Wing.
Robin Wilson, class of 1987 was awarded the alumni Hall of Honor medal this year.
Robin Wilson is an nationally known eco- friendly designer and a designer of the Kennedy Green House Project. Find Robin online at Robin Wilson Home
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60th Birthday Party for the Class of ‘71!
Hi folks!!! We haven’t heard from you yet. An RSVP is not mandatory, but we’d like to have a vague idea of our numbers. More importantly, we want to make sure you haven’t forgotten the date, time, and place. If you’d rather not sign in on the Evite system, you can always email us directly at email@example.com. If you want to be spontaneous, so be it! Just come and join us!!!
Class of 1973 Plans their 40th Reunion
Hello class of ‘73, the 40th reunion is scheduled to take place on October 19. Details for the event are in the planning stage, please contact Michelle Segall Bassett to find out more!
Class of 1993 Celebrating 20 Year Reunion in June
The Date is set for the 20 year reunion of the class of 1993 – Join everyone at Scholtz Garten on June 8, 2013 from 7 pm-12 am. Additionally there will be a family picnic on the 8th with more details to come. Please contact Sally Dorman LaRocca for more information on the event as well as visit the special facebook page S.F. Austin High Class of 1993. Don’t miss out – let them find you by registering on the loyalforever website. Your contact information will be updated and you will be able to keep in touch with other graduates of AHS.
Class of 1968 Reunion Update!
Hello Class of ‘68!
Please see below for the event schedule, times, & costs for our June 22, 2013 45th reunion activities.
Saturday, Golf @ Lions Golf Course (old Muni)
Progressive tee times begin at 10:00 AM (Florida Scramble)
Prizes awarded Saturday night
Cost is $50/ player (includes green fee, cart, range balls)
Reservation required by June 1
Saturday evening fajita dinner and socializing
Hula Hut 3825 Lake Austin Blvd.
6: 30 until 10:30
Cost is $35/ person by paid reservation or $40 @ the door
Cost does not include beverages
Reservation required by June 1
Please send all reservation checks payable to “AHS Class Of 68” and mail to:
Darrold Smith @ 1809 Cullen Ave. Austin, TX 78757
Please indicate on check what you are paying for: golf or dinner or both.
If you have any questions, or e-mail addresses of classmates, PLEASE send to: firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send them this information.
We look forward to seeing everyone and hope you can attend.
The Class of 1958 Will Celebrate 55 Years
The class of 1958 will celebrate their 55th reunion on May 31 according to Ann Tucker Royal. Alumni will gather at Scholtz Garden on Friday evening and again on June 1 at the Norris center. For details and information on hotels and reservations to the event, please contact Ann.
AHS CLASS OF ‘63 ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 50TH REUNION
MAY 17 & 18, 2013
FRIDAY, MAY 17th – COUNTY LINE ON THE LAKE (HWY 2222)
SATURDAY, MAY 18TH – NOON – LUNCH &TOUR OF “NEW” AUSTIN HIGH (HALL OF HONOR & ARCHIVES)
SATURDAY, MAY 18 – WESTWOOD COUNTRY CLUB
**PLEASE NOTE – UT GRADUATION/COMMENCEMENT ARE THE SAME WEEKEND. PLEASE MAKE HOTEL & AIRLINE RESERVATIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
MOLLIE GREGORY TOWER
Class Website with detailed information
STEPHEN F. AUSTIN SOCIETY FUNDRAISER A HUGE SUCCESS
The Stephen F. Austin Society held their annual dinner at the home of Ben and Julie Crenshaw. Guests enjoyed a lavish buffet and cocktails and raised money for extracurricular activities at AHS.
Steve Saunders alongside Wroe Jackson, was one of the founders and original members of the Stephen F. Austin Society board—congratulations on raising more than $300,000 since 2002!
Nancy Buhlon; Julie Sayers–Exec. Director Austin High Alumni Assn.; Melissa Jackson–Austin High Alumni Assn. Board Member at the SFA Society Dinner
Class of 1956 Remain Loyal Forever!
reprinted from AAS article written by Andrea Ball
Nearly two dozen 70-somethings poured into the Central Market Cafe on Thursday, drinking coffee, reminiscing and catching up on the latest news.
Joe had come straight from a medical procedure. Mary was talking about the holidays. Gene circled the group, snapping pictures and greeting friends.
This is Stephen F. Austin High School’s class of 1956. And if you go to Central Market at 4001 N. Lamar Blvd. on any Thursday morning, chances are that you’ll see this pack of seniors clustered around three or four tables, laughing and talking about all measure of topics: old teachers, grandchildren, vacations and, of course, medical problems.
“That’s where we are these days,” group member Keith Rhea said with a laugh. “We’re ticking time bombs.” Continue reading “Class of 1956 Remain Loyal Forever!” »
In Memoriam List for AHS Alumni Who Passed Away
A current list of deceased Austin High School Alumni is kept up-to-date on this website by a dedicated alumni of the class of 1964, Kaye LaGrone. Kaye is an invaluable asset to her class and to all who use this site as she continues to be very involved with her classmates and other alumni. To access the page, click here or you can click on the Class Page tab at the top of the page and then the link to In Memoriam.
If you have class information you would like to share, please email the webmaster.