Billy Smith/District Office has offered to donate $2500 toward the new Mats,
He has asked if the Trident Club will donate $1500 toward the Mats
He will donate the remaining balance needed (Approximately $5000) from Football Funds
Board voted YES to the $1500 contribution
The Trident Club of South CarolinaOct. 3, 2016
CALL TO ORER: 6:30 PM
ATTENDANCE: Kim Setzer, Tina Crane, Kelli Bowers, Amanda Holland, Shane Kirkley, Matt Campbell, Jeanene Campbell, Melissa Pruiett, Terena Campbell, Lisa Kelly, Tammy Lawson, Rachel Erwin, Melissa Hanna, Jill North, Christie Whitehouse, Leah Napper, Tonya Jackson, Shane Belchey, Danika Bass, Randall Brown, Todd Wood, Nissary Wood, Crystal Sexton, Tonya Seay, Terri Hanson
PESIDENT’S WELCOME: Kim Setzer shared the purpose of Trident is to raise funds for the LEHS Athletic Department according to the vision of the AD and coaches. Teams will continue their own fundraising, rotation on uniforms will continue as is. The Trident Club will continue to help in areas that benefit the entire team as a whole.
TREASURER REPORT: Shane Kirkley shared the status of accounts and that the name change has been approved and is recognized by the State of South Carolina.
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: Kelli Bowers reviewed the upcoming needs of the Sadie Hawkins Dance which include: ticket sales/decorating volunteers/chaperones. It will be held at the Annex on Nov. 12th from 7-11pm.
SCHOOL SPIRIT COORDINATOR: Amanda Holland introduced the goals and purpose of the Jr. Trident Club, their latest projects and fundraisers. They are selling pink flags for Breast Cancer Awareness for $1. They had 27 students attended the first meeting. President is Kenley Logan. Vice President is Sophie Holland. The idea of a Parent Spirit Council for special spirit opportunities like goodie bags, pep rally’s was brought up for discussion. All in attendance seem to think Jr. Trident could head this up as it continues to grow and parents would foster that through their individual sports to show appreciation and support to a fellow sport to create the ONE TEAM ONE SPIRIT idea.
SPIRIT SHACK UPDATE: Tina Crane asked for new ideas for items to sell at shack. Many great ideas were given and prices will be checked to sell those items. Everyone agreed that selling those items at other sporting events would be beneficial.
ATHLETIC DIRECTOR REPORT: Matt Campbell addressed board with his goals and vision for The Trident Club. He answered questions brought to his attention by the parent sports representatives.
TRIDENT PARENT COUNCIL: Each representative brought to light their team’s needs, successes and upcoming events. The needs of each team will be voted on at the Nov. 7th meeting. All of the teams upcoming events can be found on www.DemonActivities.com.
Cheerleading- new matsBoys/Girls Basketball- home/visitor/student section signs
Girls/Boys XC- UniformsTrack- uniforms to match as a team/ drivers
Volleyball- concession help Girls/Boys Soccer-need center ref/CDL drivers
Athletic training- coolers/water bottlesGirls/boys golf- rolling carts
Girls/Boys Tennis- netsSoftball- infield (see vote) helmets were purchased
Baseball- uniformsFootball- covered
Wrestling- volunteers to help at tournaments
*Trident Club does not purchase food for teams to feed athletes.
*2016-2017 Uniform Rotation: Boys Track, Girls track, cheerleading, Boys tennis
OPEN FORUM: Looking into getting sporting events announced on radio. Creating school spirit.
TRIDENT SOCIAL MEDIA: Jeanene Campbell created the following to keep flow of information going. Twitter: @TheTridentClub. Information will also flow out to the community from www.DemonActivities.com
ADJURNMENT of PUBLIC SESSION
VOTE: Ordering athletic pass gate sign. Location of gate will be beside Spirit Shack and will be only for Student Passes/LE Athletic Pass holders. Only home games. Metal detectors provided by Matt. Unanimous vote by board YES to all of these.
VOTE: Buying nets for the tennis courts. Unanimous vote YES
VOTE: Selling glow sticks at home game where we recognize Rec teams to raise money for Sadie Hawkins Dance. Unanimous YES vote.
VOTE: Selling 50/50 raffle at last home game. Unanimous YES vote.
VOTE: Matt Campbell talked about an infield being donated and the naming of that infield. Unanimous YES vote.
SADIE HAWKINS DANCE UPDATE:
Melissa Pruiett: Need 10 parents and Jr. Trident to help with this. As of now a decorating budget of $350.00. First decorating committee meeting Oct. 13th at 7 pm at Friendship Baptist Church. Next decorating meeting will be Oct. 18th at 7:00 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church.
Kelli Bowers: Logistics: DJ, security, occupancy limits.
Next meeting Nov. 7th 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in LEHS library.
ADJURNMENT: 8:30 p.m.