Mission of the Tampa Prep Alumni Association
If you graduated from Tampa Prep, you are member of the Alumni Association.
Together with all the alumni of the School, (2,703 graduates in 2012) you share Tampa Prep spirit - Go Terrapins! You can be an active member of the Alumni Assoication. Here's how:
*Stay in touch! Contact the Alumni Office (or call 813-251-8481) to update your information or get your questions answered if you:
- change your address, phone, or email;
- get a new degree or have a name change;
- change jobs or are recognized for an achievement;
- write a book, break a personal record, compose a song, have an art exhibit, take up a new hobby, have a baby, change your career path;
- want to share pictures in Tempo or chat with a familiar person at School; or
- want to volunteer.
*How you can help:
- Organize your class reunion. Every year is a reunion year and in 2013 the classes of '83, '88, '93, '98', '03 and '08 have 5-10-15-20-25- and 30-year anniversaries.
- Be a presenter on a panel for the Senior Class Careers Program.
- Volunteer for the college panel of the junior class college admissions retreat.
- Be a Golf Outing player, sponsor or volunteer. Proceeds go to the Alumni Financial Assistance Fund for students.
- Attend alumni events on campus or in your city. The Shepley Tour will be in Los Angeles in April and in New York City in May 2013.
- Start a regional alumni group in your city.
- Join the Alumni Board and help with planning and organizing events and networking evenings.
- Show your loyalty by donating to the Annual Fund. Alumni donations go to student financial assistance unless otherwise specified. Click on Alumni Giving, left.
2012-13 Alumni Events
Watch this space for updates on meetings,
theater productions and networking events!
August 17, Friday Opening Convocation
Speakers Peter Shepley, Director of the Upper School, and
Kathryn Johnson Koehler '91
8:00 AM, Gym, followed by reception with seniors and guests, Courtyard
First General Alumni Board Meeting of the school year
9:00 AM Large Conference Room
Thursday, September 20, 5:30 pm, Mad Dogs, South MacDill Ave. Bring your alum friends!
October 20, Saturday, 8:00 AM Golf Outing Westchase Golf Club
Proceeds benefit Alumni Financial Assistance Fund
November 12, Monday, 5:30 PM Planning Meeting for All-Alumni Party (Dec. 21)
Mad Dogs, S. MacDill Avenue.
November 19, Monday, 6:00 pm Alumni Happy Hour
The Patio 421 S. MacDill Avenue
Class of 2002 Reunion Weekend
December 20, Friday, Outdoor Alum Party and CTC basketball game
December 21, Saturday, 11 am-1 pm, Family Brunch on campus hosted by Alumni Office
December 21, Saturday evening - Location and time TBA
Careers Program for the Senior Class, Tuesday, January 8, 2013
If you are interested in being a panelist, contact Mrs. Kennedy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Headmasters' Challenge Saturday, Jan. 12 All-day winter sports competition Tampa Prep v. Berkeley On the Berkeley campus - Come out and Give A Yell for the Terrapins!
Alums paint pottery for Auction Thursday January 17 All alumni invited to Color Me Mine, Old Hyde Park Village 5:30 pm
Alumni Board Action Committee meeting
8:00am Thursday January 31 Conference Room
All interested alumni are invited.
"Nights on Broadway" Feb. 1-2 Theater production featuring students, faculty and visiting artists Call for reservations 813-251-8481
Alums Get-Together Tampa's Bites and Brew, Friday, Feb. 8 Starts at 6pm at Sail next to the Convention Center
Varsity Boys Soccer State Semi-Finals Friday, Feb. 8, 6pm Cookout 7pm Prep v. Orangewood
Peter Shepley Victory Tour Philadelphia 6pm Thursday Feb. 28 Location TBA
Tampa Prep Auction Saturday, March 9, 6:00 pm Alumni invited. Call for information and reservations 813-251-8481 - Donate an item!
Alumni Network Wednesday, March 11, 6:00 pm Hula Bay Just off S. Westshore Blvd below Gandy. Turn right on Tyson (going west toward the water) Hula Bay is on the left.
Voices Rising April 7
To benefit The Lightning-Crozier Fund providing ancillary financial support for students. With the student choruses and musicians of Tampa Prep and Academy Prep Center of Tampa.
Peter Shepley Victory Tour April 7, Los Angeles area, Sunday, April 7, 5:00 pm
Tony P's Dockside Grill, Marina Del Rey
Peter Shepley Victory Tour Tampa - the Retirement Party Saturday, April 20 4-6 pm, Walter Gymnasium on campus - Everyone's invited!
Senior Celebration - Alumni Awards presented Thursday, May 30, 6:00 PM Higgins Hall
Graduation Sunday, June 2, 4:00 pm, Walter Athletic Complex Gymnasium
2012-2013 Alumni Association Board
2012 Tampa Prep Golf Outing Chairs
Paul Whiting '86 Matt Danahy '79
Action Committee Melissa Smith Carlson '89 Hilary Dalton Banks '89 Logan Echave '07
Jonathan Ford '02 Dan Gorda '98 Michael Lokey '95 Jennifer Menendez '90 Jennifer Mook '88 Jonathan Nimphie '99 Patricc Petti '81 (Past President) Golf Phuphanich '95 Adam Rieth '04 Mallory Scarritt '06 Austin Sigety '04 Octavia Smith '98 Andy Tapp '02 David Tockman '05
Advisory Board Matt Danahy '79 Laura Maniscalco Delise '89 Anddrikk Frazier '94
Ansley Cowart Graff '94 Melissa Polo '87 Susannah Wilson Smith '87 Paul Whiting Jr. '86 Jamal Wilson '93
Christi Newkirk Zettel '85 (Interim President, liaison to the Board of Trustees)
Updated May 8, 2013