Jack Stokes ’79, pictured with Headmaster Pete Sanders, was the guest devotional speaker August 20 at U Prayer, the meeting of football parents and friends each Friday before varsity football games. Stokes and his wife, Carol, are the parents of two alumni, John ’07 and Will ’09. Together with Jack’s parents, Anne and John Stokes, the family led the fundraising effort to build the campus stadium that bears their name.
The U Prayer group meets on game days from 12-12:30 p.m. in the Wiener Hospitality Room. All are welcome!
Following are the scheduled speakers:
August 27 - Sally Alston, wife of Athletic Director and Football Head Coach Bobby Alston; they are the parents of Drew Alston ’07 September 3 - Daniel Williams, father of current senior cheerleader Lily Williams September 10 - Jay Edwards ’07, former MUS football player September 16 - Jeff Hamsley, father of current varsity football player George Hamsley ’22 September 24 - Stephond Allmond ’10, MUS student life coordinator and former football and track athlete October 1 - Bo Allen ’86, former MUS football player and father of Louis Allen ’19, current varsity football player James Allen ’22, and Griffin Allen ’24 October 15 - Kimbrough Taylor ’09, former MUS football player October 22 - Helen Bird, mother of current varsity football player Chris Bird ’22 October 29 - Jim Burnett ’86, MUS Board of Trustees chair and father of James Burnett ’13, Scott Burnett ’19, and Drew Burnett ’21