If your graduating class is meeting for a reunion at this year's Sandhills Celebration, please let us know when and where you plan to meet, so that we may put the information in this website and on our social media! Thanks!
We had a great banquet this year! Thanks to Olton ISD for allowing us to have it in the school cafeteria, thanks to Rejino Barbeque for providing the delicious meal, and thanks to all of the students who provided their various talents as entertainment. Also, thanks to all of our Ambassadors, board of directors, table decorators, award winners (both past and present), and everyone else who helped directly and indirectly to make this year's banquet a success. Finally, a huge thank you to everyone who came and attended this year's banquet. We were honored to bring together so many citizens together to help celebrate our great community of Olton, Texas!
Our Outstanding Citizen Award winners are pictured on the right. From left to right: Ashely Cox - Woman of the Year, Steven & Shelli Rose - Farm Family of the Year, Elias Perez - Educator of the Year, Laura Alcaraz - Support Staff of the Year, Jerry Lopez - Man of the Year, Alan Williams - Citizen through the Years.
Our 2022 Outstanding Citizen Award winners.
Wesley was hired to be the new Chamber Manager on November 29th, 2021. He grew up in Olton and graduated from Olton High School in 2010. He then attended South Plains College and graduated from Texas Tech University with a major in Electronic Media and Communication and a minor in Japanese in 2015. After working with his father on the farm for a few years, Wesley decided to live abroad and got a job as a Native Language Teacher in Ibaraki, Japan for three years. In April 2020, Wesley moved back to Texas, living in Lubbock for a short time and then back to Olton. In hopes of using his skills in media production to help better the community that helped raise him, Wesley applied to become the Olton Chamber Manager. Now the he has the job he is excited in helping the local businesses of Olton, Texas!