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Rachel Holladay Slate Endowment

During the November board meeting, Joe Slate presented a $20,000 donation to Hartselle City Schools to Rachel Holladay Slate Endowment establish the Rachel Holladay Slate Endowment to benefit the Hartselle High School band program. Rachel H. Slate began the first band at Morgan County High School in 1947-48.

On behalf of the band, Mr. Key presented Mr. Slate with a framed token of appreciation. A memorial tile will also be placed at the Wall of Honor outside the HHS auditorium in her memory. Pictured with Mr. Key and Dr. Jones are Joe Slate (l) and his son, Marc Slate (r).