Both graduates of Frisco High School, the Vaughns married in 1955. Sammy served as secretary to the superintendent of schools from 1960 to 1972. She later worked for GNB Technologies until her retirement in1996.
Community service and involvement were instilled in her at a young age. Her father Sam Lane, who served as President Woodrow Wilson’s driver during World War I, returned home to serve as a school board trustee in the late 30s, early 40s. He served as Mayor of Frisco in the mid-1940s.
Jimmy Vaughn worked for Texas Instruments, retiring in 1993. He followed in his father-in-law’s footsteps and also served on the FISD Board of Trustees while he had children in Frisco schools from 1974 through 1977.
The Vaughn family has been an active part of Frisco’s development. Their two sons graduated from FHS and Blake and his wife Edie work for FISD – she in athletics and he as Director of Maintenance. Blake also served on the School board in the 1980s.
Sammy is still an active supporter of FISD and in the community. Jimmy passed away in February of 2014.