Posts from February 2020

Posts from February 2020

Black History Moment

Karl Webster “Pee Wee” Barnes was the first African American athlete to walk on and play football at The Georgia Institute of Technology!!! He graduated with a degree in Industrial Management and went on to attend the prestigious University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Karl has also served on the Georgia Tech Foundation, Alumni Association, Athletic…

Black History Month Moment

Dr. Kaneta Rose Lott Cuffie is a pediatric dentist and a nationally recognized speaker. She has close to 40 years experience as a dental professional and mentor to young dentists. Kaneta was also one of the first to integrate Bishop Toolen High School, a prestigious all girls Catholic high school in Mobile, Alabama where she graduated with honors before going on to…

Black History Month Moment

Dr. Joseph (Pete) H. Silver, Sr. developed a $36 million PREP Program for the University System of Georgia to get middle school students ready for college. This program was one of several that led to the creation of the National Gear Up for the United States Department of Education. Pete was the first African American to receive tenure at Kennesaw State University and…

Celebrating Teen of the Year

Introducing the 2020 St. Anthony of Padua Teen of the Year, Jared Williams. Jared is a senior at St. Pius High School. He’s an altar server, member of the Jr. Knights of St. Peter Claver, Teen Ministry and Jr. Knights Chess club. He is an active member of the St. Pius X Student Athletic Council and he regularly participates in sandwich making at the Cathedral of…