April 2018 Board of Directors Meeting

 

The BRHS Alumni Association Board of Directors met on April 4th, 2018 in the MOISD Building in Big Rapids. We have several exciting news items to announce!

Submissions for the annual newsletter will be accepted through June 1st, 2018. You can make your submissions through either the Contact Us form on the website or via mail to the BRHS Alumni Association, 21034 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307. 

The annual All Class Reunion will take place over the weekend of August 3-5, 2018. Please join us at Szot's on Friday night and for the all-class luncheon on Saturday afternoon at BRHS! If your class is planning a reunion for this weekend, please us know and we'll help advertise. Stay tuned for more details about the Saturday luncheon.

We are in the process of reviewing nominations for the Alumni Association Scholarship, which is awarded each year to a graduating senior from BRHS who plans to further their education at Ferris State University. Your donations help us fund this scholarship! Please consider joining today.

We are also accepting nominations for the annual Distinguished Alumni Award, to be presented at the All-Class Reunion on August 4th. Nominations can be submitted through June 1, 2018 through either the Contact Us form on the website or via mail to the BRHS Alumni Association. Please provide the name of the alumnus/a, the year of graduation, and a short paragraph about why this person is deserving of the award.

Did you know that the first high school in Big Rapids was dedicated in 1869? That means that the 150th anniversary of Big Rapids High School is next year! How do you think we ought to celebrate this anniversary? What does it mean to look back on 150 years of producing bright and capable graduates who have gone on to make a positive impact on the world? What can we can do to promote an outstanding educational experience for future BRHS students? How do we celebrate the current students, faculty, Board of Education, and community leaders who make BRHS so great? We want to hear what you think!

Board members Logan O'Neil and Robert King are in the process of digitizing each issue of the Rapidonian! Please consider joining or donating today so you can have access to the online collection of yearbooks.

And, lastly: want to be on the Board of Directors? Let us know! Your participation helps all of us to grow in the spirit of our educational success and Cardinal traditions. Stay tuned for information about our next meeting!