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Jane Williard

Jane Willard is a lifelong resident of Celina, and a 7th generation Texas. She has held many roles over her decades of service to her community.

Mrs. Willard currently serves as the appointed member of the NTTA Board of Directors. She was first…

Rita Smith

Rita Gallagher Smith was a dedicated member of the Wylie Community, along with her husband Truett Smith.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Smith were passionate about traveling, and being together.
Even while exploring the world Mr. and Mrs. Smith still stayed…

Judy Rucker

Judy Duvall Rucker graduated from McMurry University and began her teaching career in Abilene, Texas in 1953. She taught in San Angelo ISD from 1966 – 1984 and was voted Elementary Teacher of the Year in 1979. In 1984, she taught 3rd grade in Prosper…

Lois Nelson

Lois Nelson was a long-term supporter and employee of the Princeton Community Library. After dropping out of High School in 1927 to care for her 5 siblings Mrs. Nelson still dreamed of becoming a librarian.

After the death of her husband Mrs.…

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,…

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…