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Alumni Association

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 Melcher-Dallas High School Alumni: 
“Coming together to assist our Community”

 PURPOSE

  • To provide a scholarship funds to graduating M-D high school student attending college.
  • To inform M-D alumni of high school, reunion, and community events.
  • To maintain a comprehensive list of all alumni members and their addresses.
  • To initiate an alumni event at Homecoming each year.
  • To provide alumni support and resources to assist with school and community events, if requested.

 GOALS: 

  • Scholarship Fund:  Provide financial assistance to graduating seniors thereby increasing the likelihood of higher education achievement.
  • Information:  Increase and broaden alumni community support and participation through distribution of school event information to alumni members. 
  • Class Reunions:  Maintain current lists of alumni members, addresses, and related contact information as a resource to class reunion organizers.
  • Homecoming:  Increase alumni participation and visibility in an annual event thereby providing alumni with the opportunity to share in the community experience by staging true “homecoming for alumni” events.
  • Connection:  Strengthen the ties between the alumni, school and community.

 HOW-TO: 

Appoint or elect an alumni board, from alumni and associates, who will head-up the organization and represent the association (Alumni Association), and regulate the following: 

  1. Scholarship fund:  Form a Scholarship Committee from alumni association members to organize and implement
  2. Collection of dues from all alumni association members ($10/year).

  3. Annual fund raiser events, at various event, including Coal Miners and Homecoming.

  4. Implementation of a system where alumni could sponsor family scholarships or memorial scholarships.

  5. Information:  Form a  Committee from alumni association members to organize and implement;
  6. Gathering of alumni members names, addresses and other pertinent information through exiting school and community resources to create a M-D alumni database.

  7. Distribution of information to alumni via newsletter, email and school website as a means to inform alumni of events. 

  8. Class Reunions:  Through the community relations committee provide alumni member listings for use in organizing class reunions.
     
  9. Homecoming:  Form a Homecoming committee from the alumni association to organize and implement;
  10. An annual Homecoming event, to begin in 2005.

WHO: 

Alumni Association membership to be comprised of the following:

  • Alumni:  All alumni of Melcher-Dallas School District.
  • Associate Alumni:  All parents, teachers, community members and friends of the M-D School system who wish to support the association.