Shirley Rollins Brown
Mr. Ray has previously served as Treasurer and Director of Business under Thelma Smith and Judge John P. Davis. His goal is to continue the legacy of Hilliard High School.
Louis E. Ray graduated from Hilliard in 1959 and married Joyce Widemon. Together the Rays have five children. He was employed by Celanese in 1971 and promoted to maintenance engineering in 1985; received the Bay City Plant Quality Award in 1987. He attended numerous classes on Rotating Equipment at Texas A&M, the University of Houston, Bently Nevada, and I.R.D. Vibration Monitoring Schools. In 1993, he was certified as a Level 3 Vibration Analyst by the Vibration Institute, Houston Chapter. He was a Senior Rotating Equipment Specialist I when he retired in 2004. Louis Ray is a member and trustee of Mother Zion Missionary Baptist Church. His hobbies are golf and family genealogy.
Seretha Brown Griggs
Seretha Brown Griggs is the daughter of the late Rev. Cassious H. Brown (Class of 1928) and Rosa Allen Brown (Class of 1929). She graduated from Hilliard High School in 1966 and set off to further her education at Huston-Tillotson University. There she received her Bachelor of Art Degree in Mathematics and Kinesiology. Upon graduating, she pursued a degree from Prairie View A&M University in Elementary Education, earning her Masters of Education. She decided that teaching was her purpose in life, so she is currently a teacher at Hightower High School in Missouri City, Texas. She is an active member of the Mother Zion Baptist Church where she serves as the Sunday school pianist and sings in the choir. She has one daughter, Jane, two sons, Randolph and Lorenzo, and several grandchildren.