All Alumni Association Projects

Auditorium Improvements

As part of producing Withrow Sounds Again, it’s necessary to make the auditorium performance ready in terms of the quality of sound and lighting. Below are recent improvements made.

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Alumni Association Projects in 2017

By Dave Blockson
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In 2017, Withrow Alumni Inc. (WAI) allocated Alumni resources for important improvements to the buildings and campus, for student extra curricular activities, and for teacher, staff, and student support.

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Alumni and Friends of Withrow Making a Difference

It’s been said before but it’s so true – without the generous support of time and financial resources from so many alumni and friends, the Withrow Alumni Assn. would not be in a strong partnership with the administration, staff and students. This generous support takes many forms, e.g

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Alumni Association Projects, Spring 2017

Withrow Tower Clock Repair

Not long after restoring the lighting in the Clock Tower it became apparent that the four clock facings were losing time at different rates. Since they are operated by one master controller installed in 2007, it was determined that the four individual clock motors driving the clock hands were severely affected by the high heat and condensation levels at the top of the Tower. For the previous almost ninety years, the clocks were operated by a set of massive gears with thick German milk glass clock faces which had made them impervious to these conditions. To address the issues, a non-mechanical thermodynamic ventilation system similar to home attic ventilation systems has been installed utilizing inconspicuous louvered vents. This summer the Verdin Company will replace the clock motors involving the use of a 125′ boom lift. Total cost of this replacement work is $10,000. By the start of 99th school year, Withrow’s Clock Tower will accurately shine again. YOUR support of any amount is greatly appreciated.

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Withrow Tigertown Book Drive

In our continuing quest to increase Withrow student literacy levels, we are kicking off the first Tigertown Book Drive for the Jane Greene and Diane Roland Reading Center located in the Withrow Alumni Center. Your $20 tax-deductible contribution will provide a book with a donor name plate and increase the selection of literary content available to our students. We’re looking to develop a larger collection in the following subject areas:

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