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  • Tags: Women of Collin County

Loreta Hickey

Loreta Hickey worked for the Plano Independent School District forty years. She served the district as a teacher, Vocational Education Supervisor, Director of Career Education and Interim Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum. In 2002, Mrs.…

Dr. Geré Feltus

Dr. Geré Feltus made local history in 2021 as the first Black woman to be elected to serve on the McKinney City Council.

Dr. Feltus is an active citizen of McKinney where she has served on the Board of Directors for the McKinney Economic…

Joyce Kelley Comstock

Joyce Kelley Comstock was an early pioneer of special education in Frisco ISD. She made up the entire special education department at Frisco High School in the mid-80s.

Mrs. Comstock retired from FISD after 45 years in education and enjoyed a…

Mary Muriel Boals

Mary Muriel Boals moved to Frisco in 1942, at which time she began teaching English at Frisco High School. During this time, she was also sponsor of the senior class, which included being responsible for senior day activities and graduation.


Polly Tadlock

Polly Tadlock taught in Frisco schools from 1968 to 1989, working at both Acker and Rogers elementary schools. Mrs. Tadlock was known for following her students as they entered adulthood, Polly tried to be there for her students at the various…

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…