Luis Ardila

Profile Updated: April 12, 2016
Luis Ardila
Residing In: Dallas, TX USA
Spouse/Partner: Vanitha Ardila
Occupation: Director of ten and under tennis- T bar M
Children: Luis (21)
Daniel (14)
Aasha (13)
Landon (11)
Yes! Attending Reunion
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Moved to Indonesia from Borger after 9th grade, where I finished high school. Attended college back in the U.S., studied biology in undergrad, considered and started dentistry but did not feel it was my calling, moved to Dallas where I have been for the last 25 years. I'm currently teaching tennis at one of the largest clubs in Dallas, still play and enjoy the sport, and have four kids who are competitive players, one finishing Rhodes College in a month or so.

What's your favorite memory of BHS?

I left after 9th grade, but being on the tennis team was definitely the highlight of my freshman year. I arrived in Borger from Colombia in 7th grade, spoke no English, but found everyone welcoming and kind. I have great memories of Sandra Judd--forgive me, I don't recall her married name right now--as well as my best friend at the time, Tom Grimmer. I remember many others with great fondness, and would love to hear from anyone who remembers this Colombian from long ago.

Least favorite?

Leaving Borger....

Who did you hang out with in High School?

Mostly tennis team people. Brad Renick, jimmy Abel, etc... As well as those mentioned above.

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Posted on: Sep 25, 2018 at 11:37 PM

I remember you! You moved to Borger the same year I left. I had a huge crush on you. You were so different than anyone I had ever been around.

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Feb 14, 2017 at 12:02 PM

Happy birthday, Tom! Would love to see you anytime you're near Dallas.

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Apr 19, 2016 at 9:45 PM

So great to hear from you, Tom! You look like you're still in running shape to go out there and do a couple of 660s, like we used to in middle school...

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Apr 12, 2016 at 10:14 AM

Posted on: Apr 11, 2016 at 9:59 PM

Christmas card using picture from a family photo taken last August at the outer banks of North Carolina, our yearly getaway spot.
From left to right, Landon (11), Daniel (14, and now two inches taller than me), Vanitha, me, Aasha (13), and our oldest, Luis (21).

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Apr 11, 2016 at 9:35 PM

Thanks for the pictures, Debbie, so great to see my first ever tennis team. I remember how much time I spent on those courts the summer of '76, hoping that I would make the team. Nowadays, my kids roll their eyes when dad brings up "the summer of '76"...
I haven't been back to Borger since '82, but plan on taking the family one day soon.

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Apr 11, 2016 at 3:28 PM

Posted on: Apr 11, 2016 at 3:01 PM

Thank you, Debbie, it's great connecting after all these years. I wish I had a yearbook from my freshman year in Borger to jog the memory a bit. Looks like you're doing great!