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Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Siscro McCarty

 
 
Siscro McCarty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, May 14, 2020
1. Siscro McCarty Marker
Inscription.  
Mr. Siscro McCarty was an educator who came to Lincoln Parish in the 1960s. He earned his way through the ranks until he became Assistant Principal.of Ruston High School, Principal of Ruston Junior High School & finally, Supervisor of Student Services for the Lincoln Parish School Board. Before his untimely death, he was in the process of launching a drug awareness program. for students. He saw an urgency to that task for the children. He said, "Because they are leaders of tomorrow, they must not have refried brains." He was a strong churchman and had attained the highest degree of Masonry. His legacy lives on in the many people he touched.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 32° 32.275′ N, 92° 42.822′ W. Marker is in Grambling, Louisiana, in Lincoln Parish. Marker is on Legends Avenue (Highway 149) 0.3 miles south of Interstate 20, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grambling LA 71245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vernell J. Delafosse (here, next to this marker); Dr. Alice Brown Smith (here,
Siscro McCarty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, May 14, 2020
2. Siscro McCarty Marker
next to this marker); Dr. Earl Lester Cole (here, next to this marker); Dr. Leon Whittaker (here, next to this marker); Arthur D. Smith, Sr. (here, next to this marker); Dr. Joseph Johnson (here, next to this marker); Thomas Morehead (here, next to this marker); Henry Louis Dyer (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grambling.
 
More about this marker. Located in the Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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