Recently, the Top Ladies and Top Teens Prairie View Chapter along with the Houston, Humble, Missouri City, Spring Cypress and Suburban Bayou City Chapters worshipped at Jones Memorial United Methodist Church; for what was designated as United Negro College Fund Sunday.
Dr. Thomas Freeman is a distinguished professor emeritus of Texas Southern University, who has dedicated scores of service in educating and coaching students from around the world. He is a former professor of psychology and philosophy at: Morehouse College, Virginia Union University, Houston Community College, Rice University and Texas Southern University.
Oveta Lois Hunter was born on May 3, 1924 to the late Jerry and Alberta Randle in Houston, Texas. She was raised in the Third Ward community until the untimely death of her mother at an early age. After her mother’s death the family moved to the Acres Home community.
Joseph O. Goffney II, the son of Joseph Goffney and Dr. LaTonya M. Goffney, passed away on the evening of Wednesday, March 6 surrounded by his family and loved ones. Joe Junior, as he was affectionately called, was a senior at the Lane School in Aldine ISD.
Typical married couples live a lifetime either building or attempting to build a successful empire for themselves and their offspring. Though some fall short of completing the task, ordinary human behavior has the tendency to motivate people to pursue a sense of security for those closest to them, who they will one day leave behind.
This past weekend the Acres Homes Chamber celebrated the career of Roy and Shirley Malonson. I have worked with Mr. Malonson for over 15 years he is the person most responsible for our presence in the community. He promoted the notion of a significant presence in the community that led to the purchase of land.
What a wonderful celebration of Mr. Roy Douglas and Mrs. Shirley Ann Malonson who have truly been supporters of all students, champions of magnet programs, drum majors of equal access and quality education and champions for Aldine ISD!
Lady Doris Ernestine Gardener Ratliff is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. She is the daughter of the Late Ernest Sr. & Rena Gardener and the oldest of seven children. Doris graduated from summer High School in St. Louis and continued her studies at Forest Park Community College in St. Louis.
John Wooden once said, "A good coach can change a game. A great coach can change a life." With a phenomenal athletic coaching record which includes: 203 wins, 101 losses and one tie; Coach Charles Brown's legacy is one which places him on a platform to compete with some of the world's greatest coaches.
Recently, the Prairie View Chapter of Top Ladies and Top Teens stepped it up a notch for “Heart Month”, as the organization honored the First Ladies of area churches. By honoring both the First Ladies and Heart Month, the Top Ladies and Top Teens were able to fulfill three of its five thrust namely, the Status of Women, Community Partnerships and Senior Citizens through the Go Red event.