Jerry Bryant

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Jerry Bryant attended Farmersville ISD and later graduated from Farmersville High School. Mrs. Bryant received her Registered Nurse (RN) degree in June of 1948 at McKinney City County Hospital.

Mrs. Bryant served as a Registered Nurse for over 40 years working most notably at Collin Memorial Hospital in McKinney as Supervisor of Surgery until her retirement in 1999. She also was an avid volunteer serving at Prosper High School as School Nurse when needed. From 1967 to 1976, she served as team “doctor” for the Prosper football team.

From 1970-1976, she made local history when she was elected to the Prosper ISD School Board as the first woman to serve on the district’s Board of Trustees. To recognize Mrs. Bryant's commitment to Prosper ISD named a local school the Jerry Bryant Elementary School in 2021.

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McKinney Public Library System , “Jerry Bryant,” McKinney Public Library Digital History, accessed April 15, 2024, https://mckinneylibrary.omeka.net/items/show/877.