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THE DISTINGUISHED WILEY H. BATES

HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ROSTER


Distinquished Bates Alumni Application Form


Dr. Jean A. Creek

Class of 1963

Administration & Education, Business & Commerce, Community Service,

Community Activist in A.A.Co.,
Educator, Principal and Administrator in the Baltimore City School System;
Served as President of the Anne Arundel County NAACP; Now an International Business Consultant;

 

Joseph Butler

Class of 1964

Administration & Education, Military Service

Teacher & Assistant Principal in the Anne Arundel County Public School System
Lieutenant Colonel Retired US Army & Decorated Vietnam Veteran

 

Connie Johnson Morris

Class of 1963

Arts & Humanities

Author, Give Yourself Good Credit

 

John Chambers (late)

Class of 1945

Business & Commerce

Owner of Chambers Family Barber Shop: Alderman and the First Black Mayor of Annapolis, MD

 

Howard Fuller

Class of 1951

Business & Commerce

Owners of H&B Fuller Retail Center Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD

 

Betty Fuller

Class of 1954

Business & Commerce

Owners of H&B Fuller Retail Center Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD

 

Charles Hicks, Sr. (late)

Class of 1942

Business & Commerce

Mortician and owner of Hicks Funeral Home

 

Isaac E. Johnson, Sr.

Class of 1943

Business & Commerce

Owner of the Mulberry Mart

 

George Phelps

Class of 1947

Business & Commerce

Civic Leader, Law Enforcement, Owner of Phelps Security Company

 

J. William Swann

Class of 1936 (the first graduating Class of Bates)

Business & Commerce

Freelance Photographer for the Afro-American Newspaper and Bates High School;

 

George Spriggs

Class of 1955

Business & Commerce, Sports & Athletic Achievement

Professional baseball player with the Pittsburgh Pirates,
Owner of Spriggs Construction Company.

 

Reverend Mildred Holliday

Class of 1953

Clergy

Administrator, Teacher, and Preacher

 

Reverend Callie Marita Johnson-Matthews

Class of 1964

Clergy

First female Pastor appointed to serve at the 120 year old Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Annapolis

 

Dr. Eugene Matthews

Class of 1956

Clergy

District Superintendent of the United Methodist Church, Baltimore Washington Conference

 

Louis J. Boston

Class of 1955

Clergy, Military Service

Lieutenant Colonel retired.
Pastor of First Baptist Church of Annapolis

 

Errol E. Brown, Sr.

Class of 1965

Community Service

President and Senior Researcher for the Banneker-Douglas Museum Foundation,Inc., Executive Vice President of the blacks of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc. and Senior Member of the Bates History Team and Redevelopment Project

 

Alma H. Cropper

Class of 1953

Community Service

ast President of the Stanton-Bates Alumni Association, Inc. and present Chairman of the Board of the Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center, Inc.

 

Marquerite Askew Kirkland

Class of 1964

Community Service

A founding member of the “Women of Color Scholarship Program” through the A.A.Co. YWCA, Owner of Rebee’s Soul Food Restaurant in Fort Meade, MD;

 

Mary Ida Hawkins Craig

Class of 1950

Government & Politics

First African American Secretary for A.A.Co. Executive Joe Alton

 

Samuel Gilmer (late)

Class of 1942

Government & Politics

Alderman, City of Annapolis, MD.

 

Harry Brashears

Class of 1956

Industrial Arts & Trades

Owner & Operator of Bud’s Body & Fender Shop Brownswoods

 

Earle Brashears

Class of 1946

Industrial Arts & Trades

First Bates Graduate to become a Mechanic and Inspector at Fort George G. Meade, MD

 

Gilbert Brashears, Jr. (late)

Class of 19__

Industrial Arts & Trades

Owner of Brashears Trucking, Hauling & Excavator; Real Estate Developer who purchased the old Brownswoods 2-room school house and converted it into a modern apartment complex.

 

Mark A. Darden, Jr

Class of 1962

Industrial Arts & Trades

Owner & Operator of C & L Automotive Service, Baltimore, MD; 1st African American Automotive Instructor at North Arundel Vocational Technical Center; Awarded medal from Grumman Aerospace for Innovative Technology Design in 1970

 

John H. Darden, Sr.

Class of 1962

Industrial Arts & Trades

Owner of Darden Automotive, Baltimore, Maryland; Automotive Instructor at Mergenthaler Technical High School and Westside Skills Center, Baltimore,MD;

 
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