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The Dallas Examiner | 3/20/2014, 3:05 p.m.

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The St. Philip’s School and Community Center, in partnership with Morning Star Family Foundation, will host its annual Morning Star Lecture Series on Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the school’s campus, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Keynote speaker Jennifer C. Stimpson will discuss the importance of innovating teaching and learning in the field of science for students of color. She was the first African American woman to earn a master’s degree in environmental chemistry from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. She is currently a science teacher at The Hockaday School.

The Perot Museum will also offer a free Science Night for children from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Registration is required. For more information and registration, call 214-421-5221, ext. 120 or visit http://www.stphillips 1600.org.


Ten distinguished educators will be inducted into the African American Education Archive and Hall of Fame during a luncheon on April 12 at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 800 N. Main St. in Duncanville.


• Arthur Gilliam

• Dr. Janice Pettis Ingram

• Dr. H. Rhett James

• Jowanda Jordan

• Martha T. Lee

• Lawrence W. Muckelroy

• Colonel Joe D. Sasser

• Dr. C. B. T. Smith

• Robert Thomas

• Dr. George O. Willis

The public can make tax-exempt contributions “in honor of” or “in memory of” any person they choose for a minimum of $25. The names will be included in the luncheon program. The deadline for submitting names is March 25. The deadline to make a reservation for the luncheon is April 3. For more information, call Melvin Taylor at 214-376-9673, Gwen Brantley at 972-298-6980 or Dr. Roscoe C. Smith at 972-741-8213.


The Dallas Metroplex Musicians Association presents its annual Young Musicians Showcase on March 22 at 3 p.m. at the South Dallas Cultural Center, 3400 S. Fitzhugh Ave.

The young performers have studied music for several years and have been winners at local, regional and state solo competitions. Each will perform a classical selection of their choice.

The DMMA promotes the achievements of African American artists in the field of music and assists in the development of the next generation of musicians in the DFW area. The event is free to the public and reservations are not necessary. For more information, call 214-674-7372.