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
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