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Brammer Named Keynote Speaker at BSC Founder's Day Dinner

Mary Frances Brammer, Title I Facilitator at Bluefield Middle School, will deliver the keynote address at Bluefield State College's Founder's Day Dinner, October 17 at the BSC Student Union. She has been named the Mercer County "Reading Teacher of the Year," and the Chapter I "Regional Teacher of the Year." She has been recognized by the southern Highlands Interagency Planning and Placement Committee of Mercer County in appreciation "for outstanding performance as an Alternative School Teacher." She was named the Mercer County Education Association's "Outstanding Black Educator" for 1995. Her numerous volunteer activities include in-school coordination for the Educational Talent Search Program, and she received special recognition for her involvement in a community project "In Our Own Backyard," that linked BSC, the City of Bluefield and the Northside community in programs of improvement. A 1964 BSC graduate and career educator, Brammer and her husband, former Bluefield mayor Rudolph Brammer, will also ride in the grand marshall's car during the BSC Homecoming parade, October 18 beginning at 6 p.m.