People who love Thomas Jefferson High School helping people who love Thomas Jefferson High School.
– adopted June 6, 2012
ACTIVITIES, AWARDS & EVENTS
STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED:
- Richard Stroud Scholarship – awarded annually since 2007
- TJHSAA Scholarship – awarded annually since 2007
- Jack Cannon Scholarship, funded by Brian Cree, TJ’76 – awarded annually 2007-2016
- $150K in scholarships awarded to the last ten graduating classes (2007 – 2016).
ALUMNI AWARDS PRESENTED:
- Distinguished Alumni – awarded annually since 2009
- Distinguished Service Award – awarded annually since 2009
- Patriot Award – awarded since 2009
- Athletic Hall of Fame – awarded since 2006
ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS:
- Hosted Annual TJHSAA All-Alumni Golf Tournament, 2007-2014
- Organized, funded and hosted Thomas Jefferson High School’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
- Donated and planted landscaping (trees, shrubs, plants) in front of school in honor of 50th anniversary
- Hosted two all-alumni casual dinners, 2006 -2007
- Funded new, improved Seay Weight Room, 2008
- Sponsored principal’s student leadership programs, 2008, 2014-15
- Sponsored 50-year anniversary of TJ’s Drill Team, 2007
- Honored 1962 TJ State Champions Basketball Team, 2011
- Financially supported visit of Chinese delegation to TJ, 2012
- Raised funding for Drill Team’s first new uniforms in 20 years, 2012.
- Established TJ Legacy Fund at the Dallas Foundation for scholarships and gifts now and in the future, 2014.
- Produced first video for JROTC raising $8,400 to help fund competition uniforms and growth. 2016
- Developed ongoing TJHSAA website (tjdallasalum.org) and Facebook page (Thomas Jefferson High School Alumni Association – Dallas, Tx)