In the mid-1990s, Lillian “Jean” Clark Robinson, the Lincoln Recreation Center’s former supervisor, commissioned a mural in the original gymnasium to honor iconic black leaders. The faces and stories illustrated in the simple mural serve to inspire us all. Continue reading Lincoln Center’s beautiful mural continues to inspire
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Feb. 27. The meeting can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will start at about 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6. Continue reading Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Feb. 27)
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (about 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch. Continue reading 5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
By Lance Jackson, Lincoln Recreation Center Supervisor
In Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, he said “the world will little note, nor long remember, what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us, the living, rather to be dedicated here to unfinished work…”
Lincoln’s eloquent words were about the battlefield, but they could apply to the legacy of the College Station school that once bore his name. It’s fitting to reflect on that heritage as we observe African-American History Month.
From 1941-65, the Lincoln School educated children from elementary grades through high school. The development and history of the Lincoln Recreation Center mirror the achievements of the many students who walked those hallways.