Saturday, February 25, 2012

Sam Tasby Middle School annual community brunch

Mr. Sam Tasby and guests

Students,  parents, school partners and community supporters gathered today to honor an humble citizen of high distinction.    The 4th Annual Community Brunch entitled, Mr. Sam Tasby -- An Honorable Citizen was held in the Sam Tasby Middle School cafeteria.  The place was packed.

Tasby family members, including some of Mr. Tasby's children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren were also present to celebrate the occasion.  The 90 year old icon was surrounded with love and respect.

Students showed their hospitality training with friendly greetings and service.  How impressive they all were.

The outstanding program included an international tribute, Nepalese dancers, Burmese guitar players,  drummers, mime performers, and singers. In addition, the Bethune Elementary School twirlers and the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center Vision Step Team displayed their talents in honor of Mr. Tasby.  Pastor Michael Greene was guest speaker.

Sam Tasby Nepalese Dancers
Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Pauline Medrano and Dallas City Council member Ann Margolin, along with former Dallas ISD Trustee Se-Gwen Tyler, who assisted with planning, were also present.  

Ms. Adrian Henderson is Tasby Middle School principal.

Again this year, continuing the tradition of hosting an enjoyable Community Brunch,  planning  committee and partners completed another fitting tribute.

Mr. Sam Tasby waved approval and radiated smiles.