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RHS to Host Black History Month Program
RHS to Host Black History Month Program
Ashley Snellenberger
Monday, February 19, 2018

Russellville High School will host their annual Black History Month Program on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the RHS Cafeteria. This year’s theme is “Educate. Equip. Empower.” and will feature guest speaker Dr. Alaric Williams, interim department head and associate professor in the Department of College Student Personnel at Arkansas Tech University.

Dr. Williams joined the faculty at Arkansas Tech in August 2015 after serving seven years as an assistant professor and later associate professor at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. Dr. Williams has an earned doctorate degree in supervision, curriculum & instruction in higher education and a masters degree in counseling/student affairs.

The program will include

  • Welcome-RHS Students
  • United Voices
  • Hey Black Child-Shaleigh Jackson
  • Teacher Video-Introducing the African American teachers in the Russellville School District
  • Guest Speaker Dr. Alaric Williams
  • 123 Victory-New Prospect Missionary Baptist praise dance
  • Negro Mother-Linda Linton
  • Why is Education Important to Me-RHS Students
  • RHS Black History Month Awards-Mr. Lewis
  • Closing

In celebration of Black History Month, students at RHS interviewed African American teachers in the Russellville School District. Check out the video below.