Leo retired after teaching and coaching in Lincoln County Schools for 30 years. Currently, he serves as a mentor for first and second-year teachers in the R-III district. He has been married to his wife Renee for 31 years, and they are proud parents of 3 TBHS graduates.

Pam McNicolas, Treasurer

Jim Burlison, an attorney with McIlroy and Millan in Troy and Bowling Green, lives in Troy with his wife Jan, a teacher retired from the Fort Zumwalt School District.  Jim and Jan came to Troy 26 years ago, and their children Jamie Burlison and Jessica Burlison both attended Troy R-III schools and graduated from Troy Buchanan High School.  Mr. Burlison is a strong believer in public schools and promoting community involvement and action.

Pam McNicholas is a graduate of Troy Buchanan High School.  Pam retired from AT&T after 30 years of working in Information Technology.  She has served as a board member on multiple charitable organizations which focused on children's and veteran's causes.  She and her husband, Dan, live in Troy with their three nephews who attend TBHS.

Cinda Bonds, Secretary & Programs Committee Co-Chair

Leo Pagano, Board Member

Jamie Hubert, Board Member

Mrs. Lauren Fast is the Vice President of Color Me Beautiful Cosmetics and the Director of Social Media & Travel Vlog Host for Vacation Consulting Services. A lifelong resident of Troy, Missouri, Lauren is a 1997 graduate of Troy Buchanan High School. She has two sons currently enrolled in R-III; a Junior and a Freshman.

Cinda Bonds is a stay-at-home mom, and a part-time Environmental Biologist for Lochmueller Group (civil engineers) specializing in GIS, remote sensing, and data analysis. Cinda received two degrees from Texas A&M University – a B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Science, and an M.S. in Forestry.  Cinda and Kendall Bonds moved to Troy from Lubbock, Texas in 2014. They have four daughters who are students in R-III, in fourth (Boone Elem), sixth (TMS), ninth (NGC) and twelveth grades (TBHS).  The girls are involved in tennis, volleyball, flight, robotics, Technology Student Association, Mathletes, Honor Society, band, art, theater, and choir. 


2018-19 SPONSORS

​​Lincoln County R-III Education Foundation

Vicki Hubbard has been employed at Peoples Bank & Trust Co. for over 31 years.  She and her husband Bruce are both lifelong residents of Lincoln County and both graduates of Buchanan High School.  Vicki became active with school activities when her children were in school and have continued to volunteer her time.  Vicki and Bruce have 2 grown children that are alumni of TBHS.

Lydia Irby is the Human Resources Manager at Toyota Bodine. She has worked with students for many years and is passionate about the opportunities a good education can provide.

Jamie Hubert is the Park Naturalist at Cuivre River State Park.  Jamie has been an educator with Missouri State Parks since 1998 and is a passionate believer in providing opportunities for experiences that inspire children to become lifelong learners.  Jamie has experience in event planning and has been a long-time board member for a non-profit organization that supports other natural and cultural educators.  Jamie's son is a student at Cuivre Park Elementary.​​

Vicki Hubbard, ​Programs Committee Co-Chair

Jim Burlison, Board Member

Lydia Irby, Board Member​​



Lauren Fast, President

 2018-19 Board Members

Events Calendar


* Fundraising Event

  • July 8 -             Lincoln County Fair Parade
  • August 6-9        R-III Open Houses
  • September 20-  Donor Breakfast
  • October 27 -      City of Troy Pumpkin Fest
  • November 7 -      Grant Application Workshop
  • November 14 -    Grant Application Workshop
  •  February 4 -     Grant Applications Due
  • February 23 -     *Comedy Night
  • April 13  -         A Night at the Hungate    
  • April -               *Major Saver Card Sales
  • May -                2019 Grant Brigade