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RHS Class of 1999 holds 10th-year reunion

CLASS OF 1999—Members of the RHS Class of 1999 who attended Saturday's reunion were: bottom row (L-R) Jacques Williams, Seth Montgomery, Donald Hatcher, Martha Perez, Lindsay (Debault) Cleveland, Kristi Montelongo, Linda (Zapata) Montelongo, Carol (Urban) LaCoure, Jessica (Lightsey) Maldonado, Amber (Morgan) Robinson, T.J. (Burgett) Poon; middle row (L-R) Charles Miles, Clayton Starnes, Kristin (Martin) Christ, Julie (Burns) Masek, Roberta (Anderson) Moore, Crestal (Morrison) Williamson, LaToya (Wells) Blaylark, Melody Hodges, Shannon (Voss) Clinard, Dawn (Barber-Smith) Nye, Jessie Casas, Willie Phillips; back row (L-R) Todd Stauffer, Kendall Pope, Amy (Henke) Lindsey, Megan Goeres, Briana Bassler, Hope Hargrove, Pamela (Waters) Thomas, Doug Roberts, Lance Schielack, Eric Vaculin. Not pictured: Courtney (Atkins) Dent, Jordan Brown, Brooke Browning, April (Cates) Leita, Jeremy Collette, Daveta Donnelly, Josh Driskill, Jenny (Gebhart) Frei, Alicia Greene, Drew Hirt, Micah Lehmkuhl, Michael Nobles, Marciano Sanchez, Brooks Davis. CLASS OF 1999—Members of the RHS Class of 1999 who attended Saturday's reunion were: bottom row (L-R) Jacques Williams, Seth Montgomery, Donald Hatcher, Martha Perez, Lindsay (Debault) Cleveland, Kristi Montelongo, Linda (Zapata) Montelongo, Carol (Urban) LaCoure, Jessica (Lightsey) Maldonado, Amber (Morgan) Robinson, T.J. (Burgett) Poon; middle row (L-R) Charles Miles, Clayton Starnes, Kristin (Martin) Christ, Julie (Burns) Masek, Roberta (Anderson) Moore, Crestal (Morrison) Williamson, LaToya (Wells) Blaylark, Melody Hodges, Shannon (Voss) Clinard, Dawn (Barber-Smith) Nye, Jessie Casas, Willie Phillips; back row (L-R) Todd Stauffer, Kendall Pope, Amy (Henke) Lindsey, Megan Goeres, Briana Bassler, Hope Hargrove, Pamela (Waters) Thomas, Doug Roberts, Lance Schielack, Eric Vaculin. Not pictured: Courtney (Atkins) Dent, Jordan Brown, Brooke Browning, April (Cates) Leita, Jeremy Collette, Daveta Donnelly, Josh Driskill, Jenny (Gebhart) Frei, Alicia Greene, Drew Hirt, Micah Lehmkuhl, Michael Nobles, Marciano Sanchez, Brooks Davis. The RHS Class of 1999 held its 10-year class reunion Saturday, Aug. 1 at The Ranch in Rockdale. Eighty-one classmates, spouses/ dates, former classmates and guests enjoyed a social hour, a dinner prepared by The Ranch, a dance by "Last Call" and lots of visiting, according to Lance Schielack, class president.

Two group photos were taken of classmates and spouses/guests by Rockdale Signs and Photography. A short program and awards presentation were prepared by Schielack, T.J. (Burgett) Poon and Carol (Urban) LaCoure. Awards included:

"Most Changed Girl," Hope Hargrove; "Most Changed Boy," Kendall Pope; "Most Eligible Bachelor," Willie Phillips; "Most Eligible Bachelorette," Alicia Greene.

Also, "Longest Married," Linda (Zapata) Montelongo (11 years, married May 2, 1998); "Newest Married," T.J. Poon (2 years, married May 18, 2007).

Also, "Most Children," Amber (Morgan) Robinson (3); "Newest Parents," Jeremy and Kasey Collette (baby 3 weeks old, born July 12).

Also, "Traveled Fartherest," won by Alicia Greene (Alexandria, VA); "Most Interesting Job," T.J. Poon (campus minister/missionary); "Most Educated," Briana Bassler (attorney); "Artistic Award," Charles Miles (most tattoos).

Special thanks went to Amber (Morgan) Robinson, for making the program booklets and reunion invitations; Julie (Burns) Masek, for making name tags, welcoming/registering classmates and helping decorate; Kristin (Martin) Christ, for helping with the name tags and welcoming/registering classmates; Dawn (Barber-Smith) Nye, for handling the "In Memory" display table, booklets for the parents of deceased classmates and helping decorate; T.J. (Burgett) Poon and Carol (Urban) LaCoure, for awards program; Jessie Casas, for helping gather classmate addresses, helping decorate and clean up; Jacques Williams, for helping clean up; Kristi Montelongo, for helping with decorations; and Lindsay (Debault) Cleveland, for helping decorate.

Special guests were Coach Terry Pope who attended with his son Kendall Pope; Dan and Suzanne Legg (parents of deceased classmate Dusty Legg) and their daughter Lindsay and granddaughter Rian; coach James Saegert and the class' assistant principal Allen Sanders.


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