played on the 1965 state championship team,
which was the first title won by Odessa Permian.
The PHS graduate represents the 11th
Congressional District of Texas, consisting of 36
counties in Central and West Texas including
Midland, Odessa and San Angelo. After
playing defensive end for the Permian football
team, Conaway went on to Texas A&M - Commerce
and graduated there in 1970
with a BBA degree in Accounting. After serving in the Army at
Fort Hood, the congressman returned to the Permian
Basin with Price Waterhouse and settled in
Midland where he later worked with George W.
Bush as the Chief Financial Officer for Bush
Exploration. In 1995, then-Governor Bush
appointed Conaway to the Texas State Board of
Public Accountancy. The Permian alumni was the first freshman member
of Congress to win the Ronald Reagan Award for
showing exemplary leadership in communicating
the message of Social Security reform with their
Conaway currently serves on the
House Agriculture, Armed Services, and Budget
Committees. As a member of the Armed Services
Committee he supports the goals of the Global
War on Terror and the men and women in the armed
forces. On the Agriculture Committee Mike works
to protect the interests of rural America and
the American farmer in the upcoming 2007 Farm
MojoLand's Terry Alan recently
sat down with Congressman Mike Conaway as he
reminisced through the 1965-66 season and what
it was like playing during that time. In
this exclusive look back, we
will highlight and post the session in segments.
We are proud of celebrate his accomplishments
and are sure you will find the talks informative
||Preparation for the state game
against San Antonio Lee.
||Spring workouts under Coach Gene
||Permian -vs- San Angelo... Burning
the Angry Orange.
||Influences and Lessons Learned.
||Advise and message for the student.
thanks to Congressman Conaway
the time to sit and "talk a
little Mojo history".