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Mays High School alumni invited to Rams Roundup

Mays High School alumni invited to Rams Roundup

Mays High School alumni invited to Rams Roundup

Pictured at Ram Roundup 2007 are (l-r) Jimmy Anders; Willis McGahee, Mays High School Class of 1967; Jake Caldwell, and Robert Moore. Anders, Caldwell and Moore served as assistant football coaches and basketball coaches at Mays High School in Goulds. McGahee was named All-City, All-County football first team middle guard during his senior year. The Rams won the Negro State Championship in 1966.

Alumni should make plans to celebrate the legacy of their beloved alma mater at the 2013 Curtis L. Armstrong Mays High “All Alumni” Rams Roundup on Saturday, June 22, starting at 11 a.m., at the Larry and Penny Thompson Campground No. 2, 12451 SW 184 St.

This year’s event will honor longtime Ram coach James “Jimmy” W. Anders Jr. He taught in the Health and Physical Education Department and was assistant football coach and basketball coach at Mays from 1954 to 1967. In 1988 he retired from Miami-Dade County Schools after 30 years as a physical education teacher/coach/guidance counselor.

Come to rekindle old friendships, reminisce, create memories, and ignite a renewed sense of pride at the Roundup. The day will be filled with music, food and fun.

The entry fee is $50 per person and $25 per guest. Food will be provided to all who register. All proceeds will benefit the Curtis L. Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Fund, a scholarship created to honor the life of U.S. Army (Retired) Lt. Colonel Curtis L. Armstrong, a 1958 graduate of Mays High. He served 20 years in the Army, including two tours of duty in Vietnam, and passed away in 2008.

Send payments to Horace Graham, 15601 SW 137 Ave., #110, Miami, FL 33177 and make checks or money orders payable to Horace Graham. Deadline for registration and admission is June 1.

For more information, contact Horace Graham at 1-352-255-1567.