Teen Services celebrates Women’s History Month with this month’s video interview! Special guest Principal Melvlyn “Sissy” Lowe talks about what inspired her to become an educator. She reflects upon her pioneering career in north Texas with humor and honesty. She shares tips for women just starting out in the workplace, as well as reflections on some of the historical challenges for working women. She is interviewed by Baille, an 18-year old in DeSoto, Texas.
Principal Lowe has been in education for over 35 years. She was the first African-American female head coach in Cedar Hill ISD, and the first African-American Principal in DeSoto ISD. Some of the honors she has received include being selected to the DeSoto ISD Hall of Fame, the South Dallas Trailblazers Award, and a PTA Lifetime membership award.
For more information, call the DeSoto Public Library at 972-230-9663, or visit the website at www.desotolibrary.info.