Our Tributes
The following page was created to pay tribute to those individuals in our lived who have paved the way. Please let them know how special they are by honoring them and submitting your own tribute.

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To Dr. Gloria R. Scott

posted May 31, 2014, 11:41 AM by Texas Techies   [ updated May 31, 2014, 11:43 AM ]

From: Evon English

Thank you for teaching me so much my dear soror. 

I appreciate all you have done for the community as a whole and look forward to working even more closely with you in the upcoming year. 

All God's best to you!!

National Juneteenth Observance History Clubs

posted May 31, 2014, 11:39 AM by Texas Techies

http://www.nationaljuneteenth.com/Juneteenth_National.html
FROM: Ben Haith

We are proud to announce the establishment of Juneteenth History Clubs nation-wide. 

Each club will have Savings & Investment Clubs within it's organization that will help African Americans to move out of poverty. Isn't it about time.

Mission:
Juneteenth Independence Day will be recognized as the National Holiday of Reconciliation and Healing on June 19 in order to complete the cycle of Freedom. July 4th and June 19.

Goals:
Holiday campaign:
Pass Bill in the US Congress to recognize Juneteenth, June 19th as a national holiday. 
To promote initiatives that create opportunities for individuals and families to improve their lives.

MSGT Anthony H. Carter - 20 years of service

posted May 31, 2014, 11:33 AM by Texas Techies   [ updated May 31, 2014, 11:46 AM ]

MSGT Anthony H. Carter, 

Thank for your twenty years of service in the US Air Force.You defended American from the Vietnam Era to 1992.  

Your served as a X-Ray Technician, X-Ray Instructor, Master Instructor, Nuclear Medicine Technologist and Superintendent  of Radiology was with great pride and loyalty to America.  

MSGT Carter served America as a loving husband, devoted father and upstanding citizen.  

Thank you for your service. 

Your Loving Wife,
~Hannah, and Daughters, Angela Carter Fulbright,
Monica Carter Clark and Kirstine Carter

To the late Dr. Will B. Scott

posted Jun 20, 2009, 8:31 AM by Texas Techies

From: Gloria R. Scott
 
To the late Dr. Will B. Scott, whose tenacity and belief in the potential of young African Americans to succeed led him to foster high level baccalaureate, masters and doctoral education for more than 2,000 students during his 39 years of professorship and administrative leadership in HBCUs, Predominantly White Universities, U. S. Government and Professional Associations, and his specific focus on youth and adults from Corpus Christi area - including production of A Masters degreed student - Jovonne Williams, from Harvard University.
 
He clearly understood and focused on Education as the ultimate permanent freedom from slavery and the key to achievement.

Honoring Dr. Johnson

posted Jun 8, 2009, 1:30 PM by Texas Techies

As we pay tribute to those who paved the way, we should not forget those who are continuing to make a difference in individual lives.
 
Dr. Geraldine Johnson, you have really and truly touched my life.  You are a great motivator, a great friend, a great mother,a great grandmother and most of all a great gift to my life. Until today i wonder how somone like you can exist! 
 
You are so special to me and so many others! You have lead the way and continues to show us all what persistence and dedication is. Thank you for being you and allowing us to see how a caring heart is so important.
 
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! God bless you!

I Honor You

posted Jun 8, 2009, 1:27 PM by Texas Techies

From an Honorer:
 
How can I honor those who paved the way to freedom, but were put to death and hung on trees as a form of amusement?
How can I honor those who paved the way to unity, but were raped?
How can I honor those who paved the way to victory, but were treated with unspeakable brutality?
How can I honor those who paved the way to success, and shed tears to fill so many rivers?

I honor you through education.

I honor you through dedication.
I honor you through integrity.
I honor you through success.
I honor you through intelligence.
I honor you through unity.
I honor you through wisdom, but most of all, I honor you through love.

Words and actions can never truly honor you the way you deserve to be honored, but since this is what I have to give, I give it all to you with wholeheartedness.

A Tribute to the Black Experience in Church and School

posted Jun 3, 2009, 7:47 PM by Texas Techies   [ updated Jun 3, 2009, 7:55 PM ]

From: Katie Givens Palmer
 
I was born in 1951 in Salisbury, NC and was reared in a family of nine children by my father and mother. I am standing tall and still rising because of these two institutions.
 
In church, at the Thomas St. Church of Christ, in Salisbury, NC I went from BOB to MRE.
 
I learned the BOB-Books of the Bible at the age of 10 and today I have a MRE Masters of Religious Education degree from Shaw University Divinity School. My thirst for learing more and more about God, Christ, the church and how we should strtive to live started here at church. We were brought to Sunday school and church services by my parents, Thelma and Robert Givens.  Thanks to them and the teachers at church, I was grounded in the basics and continued to build as time passed.
 
My school- Monroe Elmentary and Price Jr. Sr. High Schools are the focus of this tribute. Growing up and being educated in segregated schools with inadequate substandard text books and libraries, did not stop the dedicated and determined teachers wwho taught us to read the line and above and between. I remember being told, read everything your hands touch and this has been part of the driving force for me today. I would to name some of my teachers who sacrificed for us to succeed no matter the odds.
 
Thanks to: My Parents-Thelma and Robert Givens and my teachers Mrs. Gibson, Mrs. Johbnson, Mrs. Whittington, Mrs.Finger, Mrs. Smoot, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Odell Watson, Mrs. Moore and Mrs. Verbal.
 
I thank God for each of you being in my life.

Honor those who've paved the way

posted May 23, 2009, 5:37 PM by Texas Techies

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