I hope this letter finds you and your family well. As we embark upon a new era at our great university it is fitting to reflect on the foundation of the Texas A&M athletic department, the former letter winners. As a former athlete at Texas A&M you are a part of an elite fraternity of people who had the incredible opportunity to suit up for the maroon and white. Regardless of your sport or the era in which you played, your impact on Aggieland is appreciated and is relevant to the current success of our highly competitive athletic program.
Through your time and commitment as a Texas A&M athlete you undoubtedly developed skills which transferred to your chosen professional field. Additionally, you undoubtedly created memories and developed relationships with teammates with whom we want you to reconnect for a lifetime. The important piece of developing memories and relationships during your collegiate years is the ability to recapture those moments and to further develop your relationships with former teammates as you return to campus. Let’s face it, the relationships you develop in life are what truly matters and reconnecting with your former teammates is a huge part of the Texas A&M Lettermen’s Association!
I want to encourage you to be a part of something greater than yourself, to give back your time and your resources and to reconnect with your former teammates. Per our by-laws, the purpose of the Texas A&M Lettermen’s Association is:
“….to gather from time to time for certain social and other purposes and, accordingly, to foster that “Spirit of Aggieland…we know so well”, and to encourage the support of the Athletic Department and the athletic programs of Texas A&M University through the efforts of its members, including but not limited to the donation of its assets to the University for such purposes.”
I challenge you to be a part of our organization in 2013 and beyond by completing your lifetime or annual membership application. Although cliché, this is truly an exciting time to be a part of our association and a part of our university as a whole. Combined with the success of our athletic teams and the move to the SEC, the excitement surrounding Texas A&M athletics has reached a feverish pitch. Moreover, as our athletic department’s greatest asset, former letter winners bridge together athletes from the past, present and future. That means YOU are a vital part of Texas A&M athletics and I personally want to invite you to campus and to ask you to be a member of the Texas A&M lettermen’s association.
Thank you for your participation and please contact me anytime.
John Scheschuk – ’99 (Baseball)