Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17, 2016
The following events will take place in celebration of Smith-Cotton High School’s football homecoming. Sedalia School District students, parents, alumni, and friends are welcome to participate in the following events.
Friday, September 16
10:30 a.m. – The Sedalia School District Foundation will present the Distinguished Alumni Award to Dr. Diane Cordry Golden. The Ceremony will be held in the Heckart Performing Arts Center at Smith-Cotton High School.
3 p.m. – Homecoming Parade under the direction of Smith-Cotton High School Student Council will make its way through downtown Sedalia.
5 p.m. – The Sedalia School District Foundation invites Smith-Cotton alumni and the Sedalia community to join us for our annual tailgate party in front of Smith-Cotton High School gymnasium. Hamburger or hot dog, chips, and drink meal. Donations are welcome.
7 p.m.—The Smith-Cotton Tigers take on the Nevada Tigers at the Jennie Jaynes Complex.
Saturday, September 17
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Pancake and sausage breakfast and tours of the Smith-Cotton Junior High campus (the original high school.) Entertainment is provided by “Future Alumni” from Sedalia School District elementary and junior high schools. Advance pancake tickets are available by calling 660-829-2562. Tickets will also be available at the door.
9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Tours of the Smith-Cotton High School campus at 2010 Tiger Pride Blvd. conducted by Smith-Cotton students and administrators.
Dr. Diane (Cordry) Golden is the 2016 recipient of the Sedalia School District Foundation Distinguished Alumni Award. The Sedalia School District Foundation Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony will take place on Friday, September 16, 10:30 a.m. in the Heckart Center for the Performing Arts at Smith-Cotton High School, 2010 Tiger Pride Blvd, Sedalia, Missouri. The public is invited to attend.
For over 30 years, Dr. Golden has been a leader, advocate, and policy writer in the field of special education. She was described by one of her nominators as “a truly unique individual and consummate special educator. She is a dynamic and holistic thinker whose contributions to the field of special education have been both significant and far-reaching. Her combination of bright intelligence, comprehensive knowledge, and force of character has resulted in many changes in Missouri and national policies and practices in the field of special education.”
The daughter of Sedalia School District educators, Ken and Charlotte Cordry, Dr. Golden is a graduate and the valedictorian of Smith-Cotton High School class of 1974. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia, a Master of Science in Audiology from the University of Central Missouri, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Special Education Administration from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
This small card has led to BIG results for the Foundation and Sedalia School District #200. Major Saver cards sales have raised $375,000 for the Foundation and Sedalia School District since 2001. Proceeds from the sale of Major Saver cards support the participating schools and fund the Foundation Mini Grants. In 2016 participating restaurants/establishments include: Bryant Motors, Jiffy Lube, Fitter’s 5th Street Pub, Goodcent’s, Burger King, Mighty Melt, Perkin’s, Casey’s, Goody’s Steakburgers, Leisure Park, Freddy’s, Country Kitchen, Papa Murphy’s, Hardee’s, Papa Jake’s Donut Shop, Sonic, Subway, DQ, & Mazzio’s.
The 2016 Major Saver card is available online at www.majorsaver.com. All cards purchased online will be mailed directly to the customer. In addition to the Sedalia area card, cards from other areas may also be purchased online and the Sedalia School District will receive the credit. Major Saver cards can also be purchased through the Major Saver App available on Google play or the iTunes store. Once the free app is downloaded to an Android or iOS device, buyers can choose through the app to purchase a physical Major Saver card that will be mailed to them or purchase a digital card. Once the buyer completes the transaction for the digital card the offers will be stored in the Major Saver App. Buyers can then redeem offers directly from the app and do not need a physical card.
Thank you to everyone who came out for the golf tournament which was sponsored for the tenth year by Dugan Paint & Flooring. Thank you to FOX 4 Kansas City News meteorologist Joe Lauria who promotes charity golf tournaments on his weather forecasts and visited the Foundation tournament. Thank you to our sponsors, some of whom have also supported us every year. Thanks to Bryant Motors for donating the cash prize for the closest to the pins and the winners were Marcia Azan on #7 and Paul Curry on #10. The Putting Contest was won by David Baldwin. Congratulations to all our contest winners.
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