The September Alumni Connection
The Alumni Connection - Britain Bruner - 2005
Have you ever seen the color-coded diamond placards on trucks and tank cars with 4-digit numbers?

You have Britain Bruner, (Class of 2005) in part to thank for those signs that help keep us safe. Britain Bruner’s office at PHMSA in the DC area is responsible for providing the technical expertise to ensure that the proper colors and numbers are used whenever hazardous good are transported.

Britain’s office is front and center in developing and reviewing research, regulations, permits, approvals, and industry standards pertaining to the transportation of dangerous goods.



News!
Where were you in 1988?

Mrs. Flowers was taking her first 7th grade trip to Enchanted Rock!

Click to watch the video from the 7th grade trip throughout the years!

Thank you to Mrs. Flowers for 30 YEARS of taking Vanguard on this hands on learning trip!
Congratulations to our 4 National Merit Recognized Students for 2018!

Ria Goyal, Semi-Finalist,
Trevor Hickok and Waylon Smith, Commended Scholars and Udi Ibarra, Hispanic Commended Scholar

In the past 10 years, Vanguard has had 48 students recognized by the National Merit Scholarship program, which is 1 out of every 9 graduates for past 10 years.
Mr. Bill Bewley visited campus to
meet the recipient of the Arminda Bewley Scholarship - Courtney Wiethorn. This scholarship is to honor Arminda's memory!

Arminda Bewley worked at Vanguard from 1977-2011 and was devoted to students and families. Her patience, character, patriotism and dedication impacted so many! 
Attention Vanguard Alumni Football Fans!  
(Yes, Vanguard has football!)

This Thursday's football game against Methodist Children's Home has been selected to be aired on ESPN Radio. 
The game will air (with pregame starting around 7:00 PM) on AM1660/92.3FM and online at  http://listen.streamon.fm/krzi
20th Year Reunion
for Classes of 1997-1998-1999 - October 12th and 13th
Join us Friday, October 12th for the Vanguard Homecoming game, where the alumni of the Class of '97, '98, and '99 will be honored during a first quarter ceremony.

Alumni and Alumni Parents - Join us Saturday at 11am on the Vanguard College Preparatory campus for a tour of the school, lunch, and activities for children/grandchildren in the Swanson Athletic Building.

A number of Vanguard's faculty and former faculty will be joining us for the lunch and tours.
Parents and Alumni - Let us know you are coming!



Thank you Meredith (Croyle) Dempsey, Suzanne (Vonder Hoya) Shelton, Nate Taylor and Mindy (Poehl) Yager and Gabrielle Massey

Questions email - Meredith Dempsey
The Vanguard Foundation
 
The Vanguard Foundation launched the Vanguard Horizons campaign to help build the school’s endowment in celebration of the schools 45 year anniversary.

This is the first of annual Vanguard Foundation Events! 

It was great to see so many alumni, faculty, parents and grandparents!

Click here to learn more and connect with this campaign.

To view the video from this event - Click here
Alumni Events
VANGUARD HOMECOMING - FRIDAY - OCTOBER 12, 2018
BINGO AND PECANS!
ANNUAL VANGUARD BINGO AND BBQ - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2018
It is a Vanguard VPO Tradition!

PECAN SALE IS BACK!


Reunions!
Classes 1992,1993 &1994
Chris Wilke is working on the 25th year reunion

Contact  Director of Alumni Relations, Greta Knoll,
to coordinate reunion plans for the following classes
10 year (2009)
30 year (1987, '88, '89 )
40 year ( 1977, '78, '79) 

Contact Greta_Knoll@vanguard.org with questions
or join the Reunion Facebook group and the Alumni Group via Linkedin.

The 2018-19 school year is Vanguard's 45 Anniversary!

Please consider donating to the Vanguard Scholarship Fund or the Vanguard Foundation.

The gift of education to young adults is priceless!

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Important Dates for Alumni!
OCTOBER 12, 2018 - Homecoming

OCTOBER 12th-14th - Class Reunion (1997,1998, 1999)

NOVEMBER 16, 2018 - Annual BINGO Event

NOVEMBER 23, 2018 - Annual Thanksgiving Alumni event at Crickets

MARCH 25, 2019 - Viking Crew Golf Tournament