Gala Letter for Alums

April 7, 2016

Greetings fellow classmates,

The 50th Anniversary Gala for the Historic William Hooper Councill High School will be held August 12-13, 2016. The Steering Committee (Brenda Barley Chunn, Chair) is working tirelessly to ensure that a “golden” time will be had by all.

The Huntsville Marriott (5 Tranquility Base – Huntsville, AL 35805 – 256.830.2222) will serve as our headquarters. All events will be held there. If you require lodging, please make your reservations no later than July 22nd, in order to receive the discounted rate of $109.48 (tax included). Please inform the reservationist that you are with the William Hooper Councill High School Reunion.

In order for you to properly plan for this event, the following agenda has been provided:

  • Friday – August 12, 2016

Alumni Hospitality Check-In  (6:00pm until 8:00pm)

  • Saturday – August 13, 2016

Legacy Celebration Brunch (10:00am until 12:00pm); Attire – Business Casual

William Hooper Councill High School Site Tour (OPTIONAL – 1:00pm until 2:00pm)

Class Photos (5:00pm until 5:45pm)

Legacy Celebration Gala (6:00pm until 10:00pm); Attire – Semiformal

The cost for this event is only $75.00 per person (alumni, guest, etc.). Ticket sales have already begun and may be purchased by contacting your Class Liaison, Committee Chair or Co-Chair listed below. All advance ticket purchases will be available for pick up during the Alumni Hospitality Check-In. If you were an attendee or graduate and your class does not appear on the list, you may contact any one of the liaison committee members. 

In closing, thank you for choosing to be a part of a great celebration for all of us who call William Hooper Councill High School “alma mater”. In the event you are unable to attend, we encourage you to please send a donation to assist us in reaching our preservation and restoration goals.

Kindest regards,

Joyce Dickerson Martin

Class Liaison Chair

256.655.5845

Catherine Madry Stewart

Class Liaison Co-Chair

256.701.7479

CLASS LIAISONS

1956 –Willie Leslie Lightford                                         (256) 852-2596                                    willie.lightford@att.net

1957 – Laura Ford Clift                                                    (256) 859-2190                                    lclift1624@aol.com

1958 – Josephine Lightford Robinson                         (256) 694-9371                                    rjosephine50@yahoo.com

1959 – Carol Howard Scott                                             (256) 852-8111                                    chs243@mchsi.com

1960 – Dorothy Ford Matthews                                    (256) 851-7544                                    dorothy_matthews@bellsouth.com

1961 – Joyce Dickerson Martin                                     (256) 464-5891                                    joyousmart@aol.com

1962 – Olivia McDonald Brandon                               (256) 837-0860                                    ombrandon@knology.net

1963 – Arthur McDonald                                               (256) 527-8145                                    arthurmcdonald1976@wowway.com

1964 – Patricia Drake Williams                                    (256) 653-9564                                    pataw2353@yahoo.com

1965 – Leatrice Conley Gradford                                 (256) 859-0513                                    leagradford@hotmail.com

1966 – Catherine Madry Stewart                                 (256) 859-2067                                    kittycat46@knology.net