Saber & Sash Society
What is the Saber & Sash Society?
Any Ross Volunteers that donate $25,000 or more will be considered a member of the Saber & Sash Society. The donor may make the donation over a 5 year period, but no previous donations will be considered. The donation may not be made using a credit card.
Benefits of the Saber & Sash Society
- Saber and Sash Society members will receive an RV Senior with Red Sash statue.
- Society members will be invited to all RVA social events, including Life Member events.
Interested in becoming a Saber & Sash Society Member? Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Saber & Sash Society Members:
Ron & Jeanne Lueck '64
Ron and Jeanne Lueck are from College Station. Ron received his degree in Agricultural Economics with a business option in 1964. While at A&M, Ron was member of Squadron 1, the Ross Volunteer Tree Platoon, Commanded the Third Group, and was a Duncan Dining Hall waiter and Head Waiter his senior year.
After graduation, Ron served 6 years in the United States Air Force serving as an instructor pilot. Ron was a pilot for American Airlines for 32 years and retired as a respected fleet manager. Ron and Jeanne have given generously to Texas A&M through the Association of Former Students, 12th Man Foundation, Corps of Cadets Association where he is a Hollingsworth 1876 Endowed Member, and a Ross Volunteer Life Member. Most importantly, Ron and Jeanne started this level of giving for the Saber & Sash Society. Ron was the first Executive Administrator of the RVA.
Stanton Bell '54
Stanton Bell is from San Antonio, TX and graduated with a degree in Business Administration in 1954. While at Texas A&M, he served as Corps Adjutant, Executive Officer of the Ross Volunteers and Commander of the Firing Squad for Silver Taps, Muster and other events. He was a Distinguished Student and Distinguished Military Student and was involved with groups including the Student Senate and MSC Council.
After graduation, he served in the 24th Infantry Division in Korea and was selected as aide de camp to the Commanding General.
Bell is president and CEO of Bell Hydrogas, a propane company serving San Antonio and six counties. He has been a vice president and director of Mission Gas Company and has also served as director of Compass Bank and the Valero Texas Open Golf Tournament.
Stanton is a Distinguished Alumnus and a generous donor to Texas A & M University and a large benefactor to the RVA. Stanton served 5 years as Captain of the 12th Man Foundation's Champions Council, created and funded the annual Ross Volunteer Spirit Award, is involved with the San Antonio A&M Club, and has sponsored A&M functions. He is a President's Endowed Scholarship donor, Sul Ross Scholarship donor and a member of the Texas A&M Foundation's Legacy Society. Stanton's Father was Stanton Bell '29. He has a daughter and son.