Class of 1950 - 1959

Bio: Joshua Elijah Bryant enlisted in the US Army after high school and later went on to receive his B.S. & M.E. degrees from Southern University.


He started his career in education at J.S. Clark Junior High and then he moved to the Bossier Parish School System where he became the first black teacher at Airline High School, Principal of Butler Elementary School, Principal of Benton Elementary/Junior High, Director of Student Servers and Assistant Superintendent of Bossier Parish School System.

Our History
Joshua Elijah Bryant

Class of 1955

BTW Residence: Hollywood

School Activities: Booster Club, Drama Club; Best Dressed Girl (1957-1958)


Bio: Occupation: Retired. Purchasing Manager, Pennzoil Corporation (Atlas Refinery, Shreveport, LA; Buyer, Sanmina Corporation , Applied Materials Corporation of Austin, TX and Buyer, Vicor Corporation (formerly Freedom Power Systems , Inc) of Cedar Park, TX. Reside in: Dallas, TX Metro. 

Class of 1958

Johnnie Ware-Barnes