Thursday, 18 April 2013

Texas Military Institute celebrates new headmaster's birthday in fun style

Texas Military Institute celebrates new headmaster's birthday in fun style, Texas Military Institute headmaster John W. Cooper celebrated his birthday on April 15 in special style during the school’s annual Panther Scramble at Fair Oaks Country Club just northwest of San Antonio.

Beginning with a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem by junior Falon Little, enthusiastic participants enjoyed golf, tennis, food and fellowship during the fundraising event.

View slideshow: TMI Panther Scramble 2013
Golfers spent the afternoon on the club’s beautiful Live Oak course enjoying contests, speed holes and games.

Tennis players learned from club pros and competed in a fun Round Robin tournament.

Local restaurants shared their delicious food with samples at the “Taste of TMI” at the resort’s Pavilion.

“I bring a deep appreciation for the historical legacy represented by the TMI Corps of Cadets, and for TMI’s Four Pillars: Academics, Spirituality, Athletics, and Military,” said Dr. Cooper. “I also bring a strong desire to see TMI continue to be a leader in educational innovation in our region and the world.

“Our mission is to provide an excellent educational community, with values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, challenging motivated students to develop their full potential in service and leadership,” Cooper states.

TMI is the oldest Episcopal college preparatory school in the Southwest and students enjoy 100 percent college placement.

In addition to challenging academics, students can participate in a variety of competitive sports, academically-related and hobby- or skill-related clubs, and the theater and music programs.

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