To Save A Failing Student, This Dean Offered Not Just Help — But 'Family'

 

July 22, 20164:46 AM ET                  

 

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"I went to the first College tour , it changed my life ,I think every child should be exposed to this type of experience! Keep doing what you do Mr. Walton I love you , you continue to inspire me and will always be one of the reasons I "Keep It Real" your favorite phrase from 22 years ago How could I ever forget lol.".......Sherria Hanberry

"I fully support striving for higher education and my former Junior High School teacher, Mr. Carlos A. Walton has been instrumental in educating students such as myself along with those in our community with the aim of raising up young future leaders"...........Kai Martin Beautifullady

To know Carlos A. Walton is to love him this man is beyond amazing. Walton was my 7th grade dean in M.S.61 who become a great second dad to me and till this day he is still in my life. This man is so amazing once he believes in you trust me your destined to be great and not only that you gain an amazing person behind you in your life forever he's always there to push you through whatever you put your mind too😬😬 I Love You Walton ...........Willine Desir

Carlos A. Walton WAS THE BEST TEACHER/ROLE MODELS I HAD IN JR HIGHSCHOOL(MS390) HE MADE SURE WE WAS PROUD TO BE BLACK MEN....  Rel EL Dios

I know many that contribute and it's much appreciated, but I don't know another brother doing this for the community. I mean years of uplifting, motivating, teaching and preparing the youth for the future. I was Blessed to learn from this man and witness his work......Jomo Bartholomew

2008    Shakiya Monet                     Howard University

2015    Asha Duniani                        North Carolina A&T

2013    Jayln Smith                          Georgia State

2008    Tye Jordan                           Virginia State University

2013    Zae'Lyn Simone Knight        Lincoln University

2007    Cassandra Smith                  John Jay

2012    Joseph Perez                       Morehouse

2013    Rudy Durant                        Clark Atlanta

2014    Bilal Blake                            Morehouse

2012    Ahmir Blake                         Howard University

2007    Renee Dixon                        Clark Atlanta

2010    Tevin Smith                          Morgan State

2007    Steven Brunson                   Penn State

2015    Nadira Blake                       Clark Atlanta

2003    Autumn Banks                     North Carolina A&T

2011    Jeni Ford                             Morgan State University

2007    Angela Staton                     Johnson C Smith University

2010    Shawna Miller                     Clark Atlanta University

2009    Dominique Frazier              North Carolina A&T

2017    Kymani Joachim                 Morehouse

2014    Isiah Miller                          Essex College

2007    Akua Aboagye                    Virginia State

2014    Daniel Brown                      Lincoln University

2014    Nathaniel Bishop                Morehouse

2014    Joseph Parker                    Morehouse/Brown

2007    William Star                        Virginia State University

2013    Kasheema Harvey               Virginia State University

2013    Akeem Pierce                     Morehouse College

2002    Mia Hall                              Hampton University

2013    Kareem Maxwell                Morehouse

2009    Celeste Hippolyte              Dickson College

2003    Antoine Washington          Georgia Tech

1998    Asadullah Saed                  Hampton University

2001    Jamal Orr                          Morehouse

1997    Tyron Greaves                    Sunny SCC

2007    Vickie Williams                   Clark Atlanta

2009    Kristian Winfield                Hampton University

2003    Nychele Sweet                  University of Buffalo

2008    Taquan Pugh                      Norfolk State University

2002    GiaVanni Smith                  Norfolk State University

2013    Akila Duniania                   Georgia State

2010    Darian St. John                 Morehouse College

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