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Donald Stevenson

Donald Stevenson trained in Field Artillery at Ft. Sill, OK. In July 1967, he would be deployed to Vietnam with the 1st Brigade, 101st Abn Div. Stevenson would serve as Artillery Forward Observer, Battery Fire Direction Officer, Battery Executive…

Marc Stevenson

Marc Stevenson served in the United States Army from 1986 to 1988. He attended Special Weapons Assembly School in Ft. Sill, OK. Later he would go on to serve with M-753 Artillery as a Atomic Projectile Technician in Augsburg, Germany.

For his…

Sara Egelston Akers

Sara Egelston Akers is the founder of Plano Children’s Theatre, now known as the North Texas Performing Arts. NTPA is the largest children’s theatre in the county, and one of the first to allow students with disabilities to participate in modified…

Rebecca Egelston Caso

Rebecca Egelston Caso is a Plano real estate agent with over 25 years of community engagement.

She has received the Citizen of the Year and Distinguished Leader Award from the Plano Chamber of Commerce and was named to the Top Ten Women of Collin…

Iola Lee Davis Malvern

Iola Lee Davis was born in McKinney, Texas, on January 28, 1927, to Lonnie and Artishia Young Davis. She grew up in the era of segregation, attending McKinney’s E.S. Doty School and was Valedictorian of her graduating class.

When she began her…

Helen Gibbard Hall

Helen Gibbard Hall served as a third-grade teacher at Fanny Finch Elementary School. After her retirement, she and her husband Capt. Roy Hall, wrote a book on the history of Collin County. After Roy's death in 1970, Helen continued to research local…

Judy Gay

Judy Gay has been a prominent supporter of the McKinney Public Library System for many years.

In 2008, the John and Judy Gay Library was named in honor of the couples’ service to the community.

Mrs. Gay taught English and creative writing at…

Bertha Bailey

Bertha Bailey was a well-loved cornerstone of the educational system in McKinney. Mrs. Bailey served MISD for 30 years before her passing with many students considering her as a second mother.

During her career, she was responsible for creating a…