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Red Cross Volunteer Allen Butcher ’68 Is Ready to Serve

Although SMA graduate and Alumni Council member Allen Butcher ’68 is now fully retired and living in San Marcos, he probably won’t be slowing down any. As an American Red Cross volunteer for the past 15 years, Butcher said he is ready to give his full attention to serving others the next time a natural…

Memorial Day Heroes: Honoring SMA Grads Who Died in Service

The San Marcos Academy family will join others across the country this weekend in observing the Memorial Day holiday, which honors those men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day and was officially proclaimed back on May 5, 1868, to honor those soldiers who died…

World War II Veteran Shares Experiences with JROTC Cadets

By Shelley Henry Eighty years might separate them, but a World War II veteran, who is a retired  Air Force Colonel, and a soon-to-be U.S. Air Force Academy cadet formed a strong bond May 6 as they met on the San Marcos Academy campus. Col. Floyd “Skip” Hyson, still strong in body and sharp in…