The Class of 1978



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Class Members:


Glen Bedgood

About Me: Married classmate Laura Elston.

Laura Elston Bedgood

About Me: After college, Glen and I chose to come back home to Sweetwater and start our family. Both of our children graduated from Sweetwater High School. We love our life in our home town and it's exciting to now watch our grandchildren grow up in Sweetwater too. I've worked for Sweetwater ISD for 22 years and I've been the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent since 2010.

Elaine Lackey

About Me: I am married with 2 children and I live in Midland.


Julie Ray Lowe

About Me: Retired in Athens, Tx


Dena Zumwalt McDermott

Maiden name is Dena Zumwalt, most of my family still live in Sweetwater and Abilene. I have 3 Children, 4 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandchild. I currently work with my Daughter and Son-in-law in their Childcare Business. I have lived in several places in Texas over the years: Sweetwater of course, Crosby, Baytown, Freeport & Houston. Lived in Louisiana, Missouri (for 25 years 1984-1999) and currently Illinois. I actually quit school my senior year Class of 1978, got married and had a baby.. went to Lee Jr College in Baytown Texas and finished 1982.