The 2015 Hall of Fame inductees for the Aftican American Education Archive and History Hall of Fame have been announced. The honorees are Black educators who have made significant contributions to Dallas County education for African Americans. Included among them is Dr. Marva Dixon, co author of the book 101 Best Ways to Improve Your Grades Faster.
Other inductees include: Living — Ruby Abe1, Marie Barree, Dr. Marva Dixon, Evelyn Dickerson, Mary Lester, Dr. Thalia Matherson, Verna Mitchell, Betty Perkins, Charlie M. Smith and Dr. Joyce Teal; and Deceased – John Hightower, Cleveland Jackson and Nathaniel Williams. Ms. Marjorie Craft will be honored with a special Trailblazer Award.
On Saturday, April 18th at 12:00 Noon, the 2015 African American Education Archives and History Hall of Fame Program and Lunchon will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 800 N. Main Street, Duncanville, Texas. Tickets are $50 each.
Co-Honorary Chairpersons and Co-Emcees for the 2015 Hall of Fame Program are trailblazing journalists Norma Adams Wade, a columnist with The Dallas Morning News and Bob Ray Sanders, an Associate Editor and Senior Columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
For more information about this event, and how you may support and attend the 2015 Hall of Fame Program, please call Mr. Melvin Traylor at 214-376-9673, Ms. Gwen Brantley at 972-298-6980 or Dr. Roscoe C. Smith at 972-741-8213.