Imperial Guard Alumnae of Waltrip Sr. High, HISD


"Women joined by their past in community service today."


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Thank You for a Great 2022!!! and for 2023 Get Ready--

Tribute to Garth plus an opening band, Ziggy--playing Era Music 60's, 70's, 80's and more!  

October 6, 2023 at SPJST Lodge 

1435 Beall St. Houston, TX 77008

5:30 to 10:30 pm 

  LOOK AT WHAT YOU CAN GET RAFFLE TICKETS FOR: SPA ITEMS, MEN'S RELAX: WHISKEY, CIGARS AND MORE...; TEXAS-Bluebonnet Wineglasses, Texas Wine, and more; Concert Fun: White Oak Music Hall and Southern Gospel Concert tickets and more; Restaurants from all over; Texas Corn Hole Set with carrying bag; Golf for anyone: Top Golf, and accessories; ASTROS: vintage items you will love; Beach Needs: Bag, Towel, and more; RV for the 3 days, two nights on Lake Conroe


LIVE AUCTION ITEMS: Texan Football Package: 4 seats 50 yard line with parking pass and Texan gear!; BBQ for 8 (ribs, brisket, chicken and sausage) made for your party by Veterans Helping Veterans with the Buckaroo Band (can be done separate from the BBQ); A Day on Lake Conroe--Driver and Pontoon Boat (has slide); Booze Wagon!, Family Photography by Michael Baxter at your spot within 50 miles of Tomball and a huge Christmas wreath; Dove Hunt for 4 in Argentina (good for 3 years)!  






IGA also supports the Women of Waltrip, the Life Skills Class, Athletics, Rambling Roses, and The Robotics. We help with student basic needs such as clothes and cleaning supplies. We have given over $278,000 in scholarships. The scholarship winners are listed on the scholarship page!     

The Imperial Guard Alumnae is a 501 c 3 non-profit charitable organization.  


Hope YOU will contribute to help with the basics for student needs: food and clothing!

The schools in Waltrip feeder pattern, elementaries:  K. Smith, Wainwright, Stevens, Black Middle and then Waltrip are all Title 1 schools; the need is real!  Need food and need warm clothing!

All Donations are tax deductible. 

All proceeds go to the scholarship program and to support educational endeavors.
IGA is a 501c3 organization 

Year for Guard! 
This 2019 we will be enhancing our efforts to reach out the our sisters so all of us may enjoy the fun and excitement that life brings. We will also reach out to our 'decendent' Rambling Roses and help them to become leaders in their generation.  We will continue to build our relationship with Sally's House and give back to the community. We are an organization that serves and this year we will serve...



 Please enter your amount. Thank you for your scholarship and education donation! All donations are tax deductible. 

Mission Statement

Imperial Guard Alumnae (IGA) is composed of former members of Houston’s S.P. Waltrip High School Imperial Guard, an all girl drill team that served the school and community from 1960-1982. The IGA is a non-profit, 501 © organization whose mission is to preserve the identity of the Imperial Guard as well as its spirit and ideals. These include personal integrity, achievement, growth and teamwork.

The organization achieves through: 1) community service projects with particular emphasis on helping women in need 2) financial and moral support of S.P. Waltrip High School and its current girl’s organization, The Rambling Roses. 3) encouragement and recognition of scholastic achievement through annual scholarship(s) award(s) to deserving applicants and 4) promotion of teamwork and personal growth among members through committee and project participation.

Community Service
Scholarships: Since 1998, IGA has presented over $278,000 in scholarships to worthy students from Waltrip and/or Waltrip Alumni. Scholarships are given on the basis of financial need, scholastic achievement, activities, awards, honors, leadership, and community/volunteer service.
Sally’s House: As part of its commitment to community service, IGA “adopted” Sally’s House, a Salvation Army transitional residence for women who have completed a substance abuse detoxification program. Sally’s House provided women with a safe atmosphere in which to build the skills and stability to become economically and emotionally self-sufficient. IGA visited Sally’s House, providing shared activities with the residents, including seasonal decorating and mini-workshops. IGA members also donate clothing, books and toiletries to the residents. Due to Sally's House change in service, IGA will be working to help Samatarian Purse and IGA will work to serve Waltrip in general and other service needs in the community, state and world.

Membership includes any woman who was a member of the Waltrip Imperial Guard for one semester or more (approximately 1200 women). Members enjoy fun and fellowship at all events.
Project Funding
Funding for scholarships and other community projects is provided through annual events, gifts from members, sponsors, companies with matching gift programs, and memorial donations. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

The alumnnae organization operates as we did long ago through the values underlying this creed: Praetorian Creed.
"By this creed, I pledge my allegiance to the Waltrip Imperial Guard. As those before me have done, I will to the best of my ability uphold the standards and ideals of this organization. May the end always crown our work and God willing, may it last forever."

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