AlumnA of the Year - Lisa Byrnes GOodloe '86
Goodloe enrolled at Julius T. Wright (JTW) in the eighth grade and graduated in the Class of 1986. While at JTW, she was Class President, an Honor Council Representative, in the UMS Homecoming Court, and Assistant Editor of the Wrightorian. She was also a member of the Soccer Team, the National Honor Society, the UMS Varsity Football Cheerleading Squad, and the Quill and Scroll Honor Society. After graduating from JTW, Goodloe attended the University of Alabama where she was a member of the Freshmen Forum and Kappa Delta Sorority. In 1990, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Corporate Finance and a minor in English. Goodloe and her husband, Travis, c/o 1986, sent both of their children, Travis ‘12 and Emma ‘15, to UMS-Wright. As a parent, she generously shared her time and talents with the school by volunteering for the Parents’ Association. Most importantly, she served as Treasurer and then President. Her earlier positions included Grade Representative, Grad Night Chairman, Puttin’ on the Dawg Chairman, Puttin’ on the Dawg Treasurer, Holiday Beautification Chairman, Staff Appreciation Chairman, Graduation Reception Chair, Hospitality Chair, Open House Chair, Tailgate Chair, Homecoming Treasurer, and Upper School Dance Chair. She also graciously helped the Alumni Office by serving as the Alumni Association President. She continues to serve as an advisor to the Parents’ Association and works behind the scenes wherever needed. Goodloe’s volunteer work also extends to the community.
She is a member of Government Street Presbyterian Church where she served as an Elder, Presbyterian Women Moderator and Corresponding Secretary, Chancel Guild member, Hurricane Disaster Relief Coordinator, Presbyterian Youth Council Leader, and Vacation Bible School Chairman, as well as on the Presbyterian Women Pastor Nominating Search Committee, and Christian Education & Mission Committees. She also sits on the board of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation and is their “Cocktails with Critters” Fundraiser Chairman. Goodloe lends her time and talents to the Kappa Delta Alumnae Association as Treasurer, Community of Concern (Drug Education Council of Mobile) “Save our Students” Advisory Committee, Junior League of Mobile, and the Historic Mobile Homes Tour, Inc.
Alumni of the Year Recipients