Abercrombie to speak at luncheon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Posted on 05/23/2014

Walter Abercrombie to speak at Scholarship Luncheon benefiting University High’s A.J. Moore Academies

WACO, Texas – To help ease the financial burden of college, and to help promising University High School students pursue post-secondary education, the A.J. Moore Academies Business Advisory Board will host the Fifth Annual Scholarship Luncheon on Thursday, May 29, 2014, 11:30 a.m., at the Lee Lockwood Museum and Library located at 2801 Waco Drive.

Former NFL running back Walter Abercrombie will be the guest speaker for the event. Abercrombie, a University High graduate, played football for Baylor University where he became the leading rusher in school history. He went on to have a stellar professional career with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Last year, the A.J. Moore Business Advisory Board awarded $20,000 in scholarships to graduating University High students, and will award the same amount this year.

Tickets are $25 per person, or $200 for a table of eight. Reservations may be made by calling (254) 756-1843 or by emailing Angela Reiher, Dean of Academies at angela.reigher@wacoisd.org. Payment by check or cash may be made at the door on the day of the event, or in advance by mail to Tom Pardaen, P.O. Box 20732, Waco, Texas 76702. Checks should be made payable to the A.J. Moore Business Advisory Board.

For more information on becoming involved with the A.J. Moore Academies Business Advisory Board, or to contribute to its scholarship fund, please email angela.reigher@wacoisd.org
or call (254) 756-1843.




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