Ashdown Alumni Return Home for 13th Annual Banquet

Class of 1959

On Saturday, Sept. 14, the Thirteenth Annual Ashdown Alumni Association Banquet was held at the Ashdown High School Cafeteria. AHS Class of 1965 Dr. Tom Fomby was the honored guest for the evening.

He received his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri and is currently professor of economics at Southern Methodist University in

Class of 1969

Dallas, Texas. He is co-editor of Advances in Econometrics, an annual college book of econometric techniques as applied to problems in economics, finance, marketing and forecasting.

The Class of 1969 was accepted into the “Golden Circle Club” as they

Class of 1968

celebrated 50 years since graduation.

1941 AHS Graduate Ethel Mae Ford Skieff was the oldest female graduate in attendance, and 1946 AHS Graduate Tony Spigner was the oldest male graduate at the banquet.

After a delicious meal prepared by the Ashdown Public Schools Food Service, served by AHS Skills USA, there was entertainment provided by 1969 graduates Larry Bennett, Sue Ellen Fawcett Taylor, Gail Tabler McKeller and Paco Ritter. The evening ended with the graduates, family and friends locking fingers and singing the Ashdown High School Alma Mater.


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