Atlanta is feeling like an oven this summer with temperatures consistently over the 90 degree mark – 32 Celsius for those of you on the metric system. Mercifully, there are some occasional showers to counteract the swelter.
Drs. Ray Fraser and Buddy McIntosh were in the ATL for the Reunion and Awards Banquet. On the Friday evening prior to the banquet they were introduced to the Atlanta Old Boys at an informal get- together at the Kozy Kove, a local hideaway where everyone traded stories over a few beers accompanied by steamed fish, bammy and okra. Ray and Buddy were our honorees and you can read more about them elsewhere in this edition of the newsletter.
Several Old Boys made the trek to South Africa for the World Cup. Howard Clayton, Seymour Douglas and Ian Wilkinson are the ones I have heard about. I am still waiting for one of those vuvuzuelas…
The chapel roof is leaking again. Apparently this is caused by some defective washers under the fasteners used to hold down the sheets. Patrick McIntosh is following up and it should be fixed shortly.
Reggie Myco, a KC Old Boy living in Atlanta passed on recently. An article about him is published in this issue. You can also read the tribute Noel Spencer delivered at the funeral of Freda Hanson who taught at KC for many years. Sugar Minott the singer, songwriter, musician and producer has also passed on. Winston Stewart has written a moving tribute to Sugar for the newsletter.
The Class of 1983 has formed a foundation and will hold a reunion banquet on August 7th in Plantation, Florida. Their flyer is published in this month’s newsletter.
Ray Ford has been busy writing and so this month we have published several of his articles for your reading pleasure.