Listen to some short audio interviews with some very significant people! Tucson Unified continues to grow by "standing on the shoulders of giants."
We're celebrating our #TUSD150 year history through storytelling with people and families about their careers and TUSD schools, buildings and sites dedicated in their honor.
Do you know a TUSD Pillar? Please send the name of the location and the contact information for the honoree to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We're happy to present audio interviews with the honorees below. For closed captioning, please click the person's name.
Dr. David Ashcraft, Educator - The David Ashcraft Center for the Performing Arts, Sahuaro High School
Dr. Laura Banks-Reed, Educator - Banks Elementary School
Georgia Brousseau, Educator - Author of Bridging Three Centuries, a history of TUSD
Georgia Brousseau passed away in August 2018. We were honored to have recorded this segment with her the year before.
Dr. Mary Belle McCorkle, Educator and former governing board member - Mary Belle McCorkle Academy of Excellence K-8
Marsha Moon, Gold Star Mother
Betty Reichlein - Educational Materials Center
Dr. Tom Scarborough, Educator - Tom Scarborough Library at Cholla High School
Jim Tallmadge, Chess coach extraordinaire - Tallmadge Hall at Sam Hughes Elementary
Meg Tully, UHS teacher and member of the Tully family - Tully Elementary School