John and Beatrice fell in love against a backdrop of racial tension, when America was on the precipice of change. Listen as John and Bea reminisce about a life lived in Alexandria as we wrap up our Black History Month series.
Category: Alumni Profile
Listen Up: T.C. Williams Alum Tracy Young Becomes the First Female to Win a Grammy in the Remix Category
Tracy Young, a groundbreaking talent, gives credit to the diversity of T.C. Williams for teaching her about the world.
He Can’t Stop Winning: T.C. Alum Noah Lyles Named U.S. Athlete of the Year for Second Year Running
Just the boost the Titan needs as he counts down to the Olympic Games in July in Tokyo, Japan.
A Harrowing Journey Led a Child to ACPS. Years Later He Returned as a Teacher Using His Story to Inspire Others
Onelio Mencho-Aguilar tells his T.C. Williams International Academy students, “If I can succeed, so can you.”
Want to Know How Our College Freshmen Are Settling in to Life Away From Alexandria? Read On…
In the second of our “letters home” series, in partnership with the T.C. Williams High School College and Career Center, our newly graduated Titans give us their impressions of life away from home.
Arriving in America: Overcoming Challenges and Adversity
During last month’s Hispanic Heritage Celebration, we spoke with successful ACPS alumni about the challenges of adjusting to a new way of life. We asked first and second-generation Americans how they overcame adversity. Hear three of their stories.
The Making of Noah Lyles: How T.C. Williams Athletic Coaches Kept Him On Track
Last month Noah Lyles, class of 2016 Titan, became the 200m world champion. Now he and his brother Josephus are aiming for Olympic Gold. T.C. Williams Coach Mike Hughes gives us their origin story.
Letters Home: Checking in with Our College Freshmen
In the first in our “Letters Home” series, newly graduated T.C. Titan Sophia Parker gives us her impressions of life away from home.
Bringing Home the Gold
Fresh off the plane from Doha, Qatar, after becoming World 200 meter champion, Noah Lyles and his brother Josephus stopped by their former high school, T.C. Williams, to bring Noah’s gold medal back to the place where it all started for them.
Athletes Representing T.C. Williams Past, Present and Future Inducted into the Hall of Fame
Trailblazing athletes, who set the stage for the desegregation of Alexandria City Public Schools, were recognized for the pivotal role they played in our history on Thursday night during a jubilant 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame event.
Titans On Top of the World: Noah Lyles Races to Victory to Become the 200m World Champion
Celebrations as the former T.C. Williams athletic star places first in the World Track and Field Championships.
Against All Odds: Kevin Credits ACPS Staff With Helping Turn His Life Around
Kevin Perry’s early years were challenging, but he got the support he needed in our schools and never gave up on his dreams.
ACPS Athletic Hall of Famer Tynita Butts Reaches New Heights
ACPS Athletic Hall of Famer and T.C. Williams alumnus Tynita Butts has qualified to compete in the high jump for Team USA at the World Athletics Championship in Qatar this fall.
T.C. Alum Noah Lyles becomes fourth-fastest man in history Over 200 Meters
A few years ago, Noah Lyles was training on the Parker Gray Memorial Field at T.C. Williams High School. This week, he became the fourth-fastest man in history over 200 meters.
Farewell to Titan Great Petey Jones
T.C. Williams’ 1971 Titan football champion Petey Jones passed Monday.