The Texas Standard, Volume 28, Number 2, March-April 1954 Page: 20
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NAMES w NEWS
MRS. NANNIE BELLE AYCOX
ELECTED FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT
OF THE TEACHERS STATE
ASSOCIATION FOR 1954
Mrs. Nanie Belle Aycox was named
First Vice-President of the Teachers
State Association in the "vote by mail"
election held in February. Mrs. Aycox
received 1127 of the 2557 ballots cast
for this particular office. Haymon L.
King received 851 and D. M. White 579.
Others officers elected were William
Batts, Crockett, Second Vice-President;
W. K. Hicks, Sr., Texarkana, Third Vice-
President; Fred Batts, Waco, Fourth
Vice-President; Louis T. Morgan, Mart,
Fifth Vice-President; J. H. Clouser, Gal-
veston, Sixth Vice-President; Mrs. Hazel
Harvey Peace, Fort Worth, Secretary-
Treasurer; Mrs. M. O. Sledge, Houston,
Assistant Secretary; Miss Mabel Kilpat-
rick, Houston, Departmental Secretary.
* * *
EDUCATORS ATTEND NATIONAL
Among members of our Association
attending the Convention of the Amer-
ican Association of School Administra-
tors in Atlantic City were: Dr. R. O'Hara
Lanier, president of Texas Southern Uni-
versity; Dr. I. B. Bryant, principal of
Booker T. Washington School, Houston;
W. L. D. Johnson, Jr., principal of B. H.
Grimes Elementary School, Houston;
George Lacy, principal, Lamar Elemen-
tary School, Port Arthur, and Leslie J.
Attending the National Association of
Secondary School Principals in Mil-
waukee were: Joseph Jones, principal of
Burnett High School, Terrell; A. G. Hil-
liard, principal, Emmett Scott High
School, Tyler; K. McMillan, principal,
James E. Guinn Junior High School, Fort
Worth; Everett T. Gee, principal, George
W. Carver School, Sweeney; John E. Cod-
well, principal, Phyllis Wheatley Senior
High School, Houston; William S. Hol-
land, principal, Jack Yates High School,
Houston; I. B. Bryant, principal, Booker
T. Washington High School, Houston;
Theodore R. Chatham, principal, E. O.
Smith Junior High School, Houston;
B. S. McMillan, principal, Burrus Junior
High School, Houston, and J. J. Wilson,
principal, A. J. Moore High School,
A workshop on State Association prob-
lems was held at the Moore High School,
Waco, on Saturday, March 6. Those
present and filling registration forms
were: Mrs. Effie M. Wilson, Longview;
Mrs. Victoria M. Davis, Carthage; Mrs.
Alberta R. Bastanes, Buffalo; Mrs. Conie
V. Perry, Karnack; Mrs. Allie Polk Char-
les, Liberty; David Daniels, Grand
Prairie; Leroy W. Chatman, Jr., Somer-
ville; Thomas Butler, Alto; LT. S. Morgan,
Franklin; Robert L. Gregory, Jr., Fort
Worth; Mrs. William M. Batts, Crockett;
Mrs. Nanie Belle Aycox, Houston; O. J.
Thomas, T. R. Solomon, Prairie View;
Walter H. Harrison, Murlean Johnson,
Mrs. Mary Heads Carter, L. N. Walton,
Dallas; William Malcolm Batts, Crockett;
C. L. Wilburn, R. E. Bevis, Lafayette F.
Chaney, W. S. Collins, J. S. Henry, Mrs.
Lola Wiley Hicks, Fred D. Batts, W. R.
Gerald, Mrs. Ollie A. Posey, Loretta
Young, J. J. Wilson, Waco; Mrs. Velma
Scott Washington, Granger; Leslie J.
Presidents of the six District Associ-
ations met in Austin in January to dis-
cuss plans for coordinating the work of
their Associations with that of the State
organization. President J. J. Wilson con-
sidered the meeting successful in its
approach to providing a unified program
of action. The district presidents and
the organization they represented were:
J. L. Everhart, East Texas Teachers As-
sociation; R. E. Bevis, Central Texas
Teachers Association; D. M. White,
South Texas Teachers Association; B. E.
Dade, North Texas Teachers Association,
and J. H. Henderson, Southeast Texas
J. H. Clouser President
R. Haller Vice-President
Mrs. F. Keats Recording Secretary
Mrs. F. Jackson Financial Secretary
Mrs. V. J. Dezon Treasurer
C. W. Moore Chairman, Program Com.
A. W. McDonald Parliamentarian
F. Windom Chaplain
James M. Henry, 76, former principal
of the Colored Schools of Mineola, died
January 7 at Hawkins where he had
made his home since his retirement.
W. Marion Davis, principal of the
Junior-Senior High School at Baytown,
January 30 at his home. Mr. Davis at
the time of his death was serving as
chairman of the Secondary Principals
Department of TSAT.
P. H. Holden, 71, retired principal of
Burrus Junior High School, Houston,
February 22, in Memorial Hospital. Mr.
Holden was well known for his activities
as an educational and civic leader.
Miss Mamie McCoy, Fort Worth, re-
tired. Miss McCoy taught for more than
forty years at old I. M. Terrell High
School now known as Carver Junior
The following completes the list of
100 per cent schools for 1953-54:
QUITAQUE: Fred Douglas, School; Mrs.
Lena M. Simpson, Principal.
VICTORIA: F. W. Gross High School,
D. M. Marshall, Principal.
WACO: J. H. Hines Elementary School,
Fred D. Batts, Principal.
Moore High School, J. J. Wilson, Prin-
North Seventh Street Elementary
School, Mrs. Lola Wiley Hicks, Prin-
South Waco Elementary School, R. E.
WAELDER: Ralph J. Bunche School,
Travis Collins, Principal.
WASKOM: Central High School, J. I.
WEST: Dunbar High School, M. O. Rob-
WHARTON: Wharton Training School,
C. W. Dawon, Principal.
WIERGATE: Wiergate Colored School,
L. A. Simmons, Principal.
WINNSBORO: Dunbar Elementary
School, Oscar H. Robinson, Principal.
WORTHAM: Wortham High School,
Thad J. Davis, Principal.
YOAKUM: Asberry High School, R. B.
WILLIAM H. HARRISON
Supervisor of Dallas County Schools
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