2020 Branch Elections

In our September general meeting the following members were elected to form a Nominating Committee per our bylaws and the NAACP Election Manual.

Freda Powell
Jerri Glover
Hobert Brown
Kay Pechin
Mildred Darton


If you would like to be considered for a position as an officer of the branch or a member of the Executive Committee, your Consent Form must be received no later than September 26th to the branch secretary, Maxine Rabb-Brandon, either by email or by mail to the branch (address on the form). To be eligible, you must have been a member of the branch in good standing since May 1st of 2020.

Thank You Enterprise Rent-a-Car

Thank you to Amarillo Enterprise Rent-a-Car

The Amarillo Branch NAACP would like to thank Enterprise Rent-a-Car for their support with a generous donation of $1000.

Representing Enterprise Rent-a-Car is Area Rental Manager, Tim Foster and Branch Manager David Garcia.

Representing Amarillo NAACP is President Floyd Anthony, Treasurer Freda Powell and Executive Committee Member, Jerri Glover.

August General Meeting

Please join us for our Monthly meeting. This is open to members and non members. You must register in advance using the link below.

THIS MEETING DATE HAS CHANGED.

The general meeting will actually be on the 15th.
If you have already registered, please re-register. We apologize for the inconvenience.

When: Aug 15, 2020 01:00 PM CDT

Register in advance for this meeting:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

2020 NAACP National Scholarships — Announcement

We are very pleased to announce that applications for the following NAACP scholarships are open:

1-   The Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship

·     Applicant must be a current member of the NAACP

·     Scholarship amount: twenty (20) to forty (40) scholarships available. Maximum scholarship amount is $2,000.00.

2-   The Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship for male students

·     Applicant must be a male majoring in one of the following fields: Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematical Sciences.

·     NAACP membership and participation are highly desirable.

·     Scholarship amount: twenty (20) to forty (40) Scholarships available.

·     Maximum scholarship award is $3,000.00.

3-   The James Weldon Johnson Scholarship of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

·  Applicant must be a current member of the NAACP

·     Applicant must compose a 500-750 word essay that addresses how the life and legacy of James Weldon Johnson has impacted them, OR

·     Compose an 500 – 750 word analysis of “Lift Every Voice and Sing”,

·     Scholarship amount: seven (7) scholarships worth $3,000 each, available annually.

·     One (1) recipient per NAACP region

The scholarship application forms are available at: Logon Page – Grant Lifecycle Manager

Congratulations To Our 2020 Scholars!

This was a challenging year for everyone and it is with special pride we recognize the achievements of our 2020 Scholarship Recipients. May your journey take you even farther than you imagine, and may your work help make a better world for all.

The Amarillo Branch NAACP would like to congratulate our 2020 scholars

Nicholas Jaquez
Caprock High School
Billy Detrick Scholarship

Nazaya Gilbreath
Tascosa High School
Billy Detrick Scholarship

A’Nyah Flint
Caprock High School
Billy Detrick Scholarship

Raquel Guest
Tascosa High School

Kailah Hill-Hardy
Caprock High School

Trinitie Travis
Tascosa High School

Grant Holland
Amarillo High School
Minh Do
Amarillo High School

Hong Nguyen
Palo Duro High School

Esperanza Rodriguez
Palo Duro High School

Thank you to Amarillo College for providing scholarships for the 2020 -2021 school years. Amarillo College has been a staunch supporter of academic achievement in our community for over 90 years.

Amarillo College Scholarship Recipients 2020 – 2021

Jasmine Lozano
Caprock High School

Ayleen Rodriguez
Caprock High School

Shelbie Frazier
Caprock High School

Jonathan Mays
Caprock High School

April Guzman
Caprock High School

Kira Martinez
Caprock High School

Osyris Padilla
Caprock High School

Lesly Herrera
Caprock High School

Nicholas Simpson
Caprock High School

Valeria Varela
Caprock High School

Misty Becerra
Caprock High School

Antonio Rosales
Palo Duro High School

Francisco Cueto
Palo Duro High School

Bryan Perez
Palo Duro High School

Mathew Reyes
Palo Duro High School

Alyisha Polley
Tascosa High School

Sui Cin
Tascosa High School

Jaqueline Deanda
Tascosa High School

Nilda Blanco
Tascosa High School

Biak Nung
Tascosa High School

Anthony Perez
Tascosa High School