Amber Menefee was born December 11, 1984. She was raised in Andrews, Texas, where she graduated from Andrew’s High School in 2003. She was a member of choir, a cheerleader, voted class favorite, a member of the varsity girls basketball, volleyball and track teams. She graduated from South Plains College with an Associate of Arts degree in December 2005, where she was on the Dean’s Honor Roll, carried a 3.42 GPA and was a member of Phi Theta Kappa International and National Honor Society. She was currently attending Texas Tech University where she was majoring in early childhood education. She attended the Andrews Church of Christ.
Tragically, on February 11, 2006, a promising life came to an end. Twenty-one-year-old Texas Tech student Amber Menefee died when her car collided with a SUV that was traveling the wrong way on the West Loop in Lubbock. The driver of the other vehicle, 20-year old Erin Reagan, had a blood alcohol level of 0.147, nearly double the legal limit, at the time of her arrest. Erin was indicted on intoxication manslaughter, a second degree felony, punishable by up to 20 years in prison.
Link to Amber Menefee Memorial
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