Dear Lake Worth High School Alumni Members,

I am writing on behalf of the Lake Worth High School Alumni Foundation. The Alumni Board of Directors lost not only a wonderful Treasurer and Board Member, but a loyal and terrific friend with the sudden passing of Randy Hall. A 1960 graduate of Lake Worth High School, Randy was an integral part of our Alumni Foundation, serving as Treasurer, and was a well respected and invaluable member of our Board. He also served as the Treasurer of the Audubon Society and was a member of the Geneological Society. Randy’s sudden death has been felt by so many who so appreciated his unselfish work and we will all miss this wonderful friend.

We wanted to make you all aware that the Lake Worth High School Alumni Foundation is setting up a scholarship in Randy’s memory. (See web site link and address below.) The Lake Worth High School Alumni Foundation works tirelessly to raise funds for scholarships, and we wish to honor Randy’s memory in this way. If desired, please send any amount, tax deductible, to the address listed below and note Randy Hall Scholarship on your check. We certainly appreciate any donation.

LWHS Alumni Foundation,
Randy Hall Scholarship
1701 Lake Worth Rd., Lake Worth, FL 33460

I would personally be happy to speak with any of you or answer any questions regarding this scholarship.

Best Regards,
Virginia Thomas
Board Member
Lake Worth High School Alumni Foundation




Randy Hall, age 73, of Lake Worth, died of a sudden stroke during his afternoon nap on November 6, 2015. He is survived by the love of his life and wife of almost 52 years, Mary Lou Fort Hall, his sister, Valerie Hall Smith, his daughters, Andrea Hall Duenas and Cynthia Hall Othus, his grandchildren, Randy and Lena Duenas, and his dog and constant companion, Penny. Randy was born in Lake Worth, son of Mahlon and Marjorie (Swain) Hall. He was raised on D Street with his sisters Pam (Thompson), Jan (Bailey), and Val (Smith). After he graduated from Lake Worth High School in 1960 he attended Princeton University, graduating in 1964. He met Mary Lou on a blind date and they were married in Plainfield New Jersey. He worked as a chemical engineer in product development at Proctor & Gamble in Ohio and Clorox in California. In 1981, Randy returned to Florida to work with his father and learn the family business, Modern Venetian Blind. After 20 years, he retired and became a valued volunteer and trusted officer of the Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County and the Lake Worth High School Alumni Foundation. He lived life to its fullest – birding with his wife, fishing with his buddies, traveling the world and all over the United States – always making time to stop and visit with family and friends along the way. A brilliant but modest man, he was loved and respected by all who knew him. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Quattlebaum Funeral Home, 6411 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach. Friends may visit from 1:00PM to 3:00PM with the remembrance service to follow at 3:00PM. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the LWHS Alumni Foundation, 1701 Lake Worth Rd., FL 33460, or to a charity of your choice.



The Harris Connect Publishers have concluded their “information gathering” phase of the new 2015 Lake Worth High School Alumni Directory. Next steps…publication, then mail-out to all orders.
Be on the lookout for your copy within the next few months.


The first drawing of the recipients of THE GREAT CHARITY CHALLENGE will be held on November 28, 2015 at 5:00 PM at the Equestrian Village in Wellington. Carol Webster has entered LAKE WORTH DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS in the Charity Challenge as she did last year (but our name was not pulled) and we are all excited to find out if they pull our name this year.

Note…free general admission.  Keep your fingers crossed that LW Dollars for Scholars is called to participate in the Great Charity Challenge!! PS. They will have food and retail vendors there too.  Be there to support LAKE WORTH DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS in hopes of their receiving a monetary award. 

Click here to see the flier…”Holiday and Horses.” 



Send us your pictures from the Alumni Breakfast and we’ll be happy to post them.

Click here to see pictures.




Two issues of the Alumni Foundation newspaper were mailed to over 11,000 alumni in 2013.
The cost to your Alumni Foundation for these two issues was $8321 which represents over 80% of our administrative expenses.

In order to save most of this money, we plan to take the following steps beginning in 2015.

  1. Continue to create the newspaper twice a year.
  2. Deliver printed newspaper only to Alumni Foundation members (see membership application elsewhere on this website).
  3. Provide newspaper on our website for all other alumni.

Thank you for your understanding as we implement these changes.




The 17th Dollars for Scholars Awards Ceremony was held May 5, 2015 in the Tommy Hansen Hall Auditorium at Lake Worth High School.

Forty-three (43) recipients received $68,000 in scholarships.
Thirty-seven (37) students received $58,500 from the DFS general scholarship fund.
Six (6) students received $9,500 from the Barry Grunow Memorial scholarship fund.

A grand total of $933,700 has been awarded in scholarship funds since LWDFS was established in 1999.

For more information please contact Mr. Cantley at dave1cantley@aol.com, (561) 964-4025 phone, (561) 602-2513 cell, or (561) 439-3839 fax.