In a rare show of potential leadership in the Greenbrier East High School Music Boosters, there was competition in the election of the president and vice president. As a result, the longest serving trustee of the organization, Mike Williams, presided over the opening of the meeting and the election.
For the first item on the agenda, he announced Tammy Dotson-Rhodes of Gap Mills, outgoing president of the GEHS Music Boosters, received the Margaret Hefner Memorial Booster of the Year honor award for 2017.
During the election of officers, Jeff Jasperse was elected president; Paul Cicora, vice president; Lori Frazier and Wilma Hendricks, co-secretaries; Don McCullough and Dawn McFerrin, co-treasurers. Dana Gillian and Tammy Cicora volunteers to serve with Williams as trustees.
In the business session, Jasperse announced donations are still being accepted from individuals, organizations and businesses toward the purchase of 100 new uniforms at a cost of $500 per uniform. Donations may be made by check by sending them to PO Box 1336, Lewisburg, WV, 24901 making the donation check made out to Greenbrier East Music Boosters and uniform fund on the memo line. All donations are tax deductible.
Announcements made by James Allder, director of instrumental music at GEHS, included the 40th Greenbrier East Spartan Band Camp is July 23-28 at the Greenbrier County Youth Camp at Anthony with the public concert set for Friday, July 28, at a time to be determined.
The first pre-game and halftime show presentations will take place Aug. 25 as the Spartan football team will host James Monroe High School from Lindside in a 7 p.m. game in Spartan Stadium on the campus of Greenbrier East High School in Fairlea.