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Gussie Nell Davis

Gussie Nell Davis is best known for creating a "first" for Texas and the nation when Kilgore College hired her in 1940 to organize a group of girls to perform at half-time college football games. Her efforts produced the Kilgore College Rangerettes,…

Judith Ann Harlow

Judith Ann Lindsey Harlow was a life-long Anna resident. She began school in Anna at the age of 6 in 1941 and graduated from Anna High School in 1953.

Mrs. Harlow was the first secretary of Anna ISD and worked for the school district for 27 years.…

Paula Ross

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When not working as an interior designer Paula Ross dedicated her time to keeping the history of the City of Allen alive. Mrs. Ross is president of the Allen Heritage Guild, a member of both the Collin County Historical Commission and the Allen Arts…

Eileen Tollett

Dr. Eileen Tollett moved to Allen in 1969 after marrying her husband. She immediately volunteered for the fledgling library when it was in the Woodmen of the World building on Main Street.

In 1975 Dr. Tollett began serving on the library board,…

Amanda Dunbar

Amanda Dunbar moved to Allen when she was 12 years old and quickly became a child prodigy artist. Ms. Dunbar began oil painting under the tutelage of Mr. Ferguson at Ford Middle School. By the end of two summers she had created close to 100…

Sue Wilson Stafford

Sue Wilson Stafford was a longtime Frisco ISD teacher and advocate for those in need. She taught at the elementary, middle school and high school levels and served as the district’s Migrant Education Coordinator from 1983-94.

At the time of her…

Ruth Marie Borchardt

Ruth McCormick Borchardt was born in 1906 in an area that is now part of The Colony. After living in West Texas for 12 years, Mrs. Borchardt and her family moved back to the Frisco area in 1918. She attended school in Frisco, graduating from Frisco…

Reba Cobb-Carroll

Reba Cobb-Carroll was born and raised in Frisco. When her children started elementary school, Reba joined the Frisco Parent Teacher Association, serving as vice president and president for two years each.

She began her career in FISD as secretary…