The Winters Area Red Raiders will host their annual Scholarship Dinner on April 24 at Lowake Steakhouse in Rowena.

The Winters Area Red Raiders will host their annual Scholarship Dinner on April 24 at Lowake Steakhouse in Rowena. Join fellow Red Raiders at 6:30 p.m. for dinner and presentation of the 2018 WARR Scholarship. A drawing will be held for a travel voucher.

The keynote speaker for the evening will be Kristina Butts, chief of staff for the Office of the Chancellor for Texas Tech University. Butts initially joined the TTU System in April 2016 as the director of strategic initiatives. Butts serves on the Chancellor’s executive cabinet, working closely with Chancellor Robert Duncan in developing policy initiatives, identifying strategic priorities and executing plans to achieve the Chancellor’s goals.

She also coordinates and manages all operations of the Chancellor’s office, including communication between the Chancellor, Vice Chancellors and the executive officers of the component institutions.

During her time as director of strategic initiatives, Butts coordinated federal affairs priorities for the system’s institutions among other responsibilities. Butts also currently serves as the chairwoman of the Texas Tech Alumni Association National Board of Directors.

Jim Douglass, TTAA vice president of development for the alumni association will also speak during the event.

The chapter is also holding a drawing for a $1,500 travel voucher. Tickets are $20 and all proceeds go to the scholarship fund for future Red Raiders from the Winters area. To purchase tickets contact Gary Kemp, Jonna Busher, Deb Pritchard or visit The Attic or J&T Hardware in Winters.