UHEF & Uni News


Dec, 2015

Massive Emerson Middle School modernization project dedicated

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[Posted December 16, 2015] One of Uni’s main feeder schools, Emerson Middle School, has been under construction for almost two years, receiving its first major improvement work since 1940! Pictured above: Emerson principal Dimone Watson (Photos courtesy Howard Fine/UHEF) The project was formally dedicated on November 18, in the new gymnasium, which rises above Selby Avenue. Board of Education President Steve Zimmer, who dedicated Uni’s new field and track on October 18, presided over the ceremony. (www.utahcnacenters.com) The Emerson facilities improvement program included: New gymnasium, with a basketball court, dance […]



Oct, 2015

Uni field and track dedication ceremony: Transcript

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[Posted October 25, 2015] For the record, here’s a transcript of the remarks given at the October 22 dedication of the new Uni field and track, with many additional photographs courtesy of UHEF Co-President Ivan Finkle: Steve Zimmer President, LAUSD Board of Education Good afternoon, everybody. I’ve got my Wildcat hat and I do so much appreciate being here, getting the chance to emcee this dedication. I want to add to what Lorena said: Thank you to our amazing students, Color Guard, Cheer, Band. Thank you so much for being […]



Oct, 2015

Happy crowd cheers dedication of Kampmann Stadium and Patton Track

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[Posted October 22, 2015] In the presence of politicians, school officials and one of Uni’s two Olympic medal winners, the school’s new football field and all-weather track were dedicated on Thursday afternoon. Pictured above: The official ribbon-cutting ceremony, with (from left) LAUSD Board President Steve Zimmer, Coach Dick Kampmann and Uni Principal Eric Davidson (Photo courtesy Ivan Finkle/UHEF) The facilities were named for two Uni legends and will henceforth be known as “Richard Kampmann Stadium” after the legendary Uni cross-country and track & field coach, and “Mel Patton Track,” after […]