Our Mission The purpose of the association is to promote a "mass" class reunion every 5 years. The reunion is held at the start of each decade and the fifth year thereof. As an offshoot of the reunion, the excess funds are contributed to the Shirley Fries Alumni Scholarship Fund. This fund is maintained by our organization which presents a yearly $3,000 scholarship to a graduate from the senior class of LAHS. For the 2017 scholarship recipient click the Scholarship button. We are a non-profit corporation. Any contributions towards our scholarship fund are fully tax deductible. Our status may be checked at the NM Attorney General's web site.
The Class of 1968 50th Reunion will be Homecoming weekend, September 28 & 29, 2018. Click on Planned Reunions button for more details
Class of 1978 is planning its 40th Reunion for July 6 & 7. More details to follow (both here and on our Class Facebook Page, https://www.facebook.com/groups/lahs1978/) Contact either Jolyn McTeigue firstname.lastname@example.org or Debbie Atkinson email@example.com
The Class of 1988 is planning a 30th Reunion to be this summer.
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How It All Began
In the late ‘80’s three women (Juanita Ruiz Miguel ‘61, Nancy Kimble Hettema ‘62, and Lynn Davis Loss ‘61) got together over coffee and decided they wanted to hold a multiyear reunion bringing together graduates from the classes of 1944-1964. They solicited others to volunteer to help them put on a reunion in 1990 at the Marriot in Albuquerque. All the invitations were hand addressed from class listings they had been provided. The multiyear reunion was a success and they decided to hand out a scholarship to a graduating senior from LAHS each year from the excess funds derived from the reunion and scholarship contributions. The first $500 scholarship was awarded in 1993. And as of the end of 2016 we have awarded $35,000 in scholarships to 25 graduates. After that first reunion they decided to hold a reunion at the start and middle of every decade.
Thank you Juanita, Nancy and Lynn for your great idea and all your dedication to get this all started.
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