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Welcome Whippets!!!

The Annual All MCTS Reunion 2017

The MCTS Class of 1967

50TH Anniversary Celebration

Theme: “Living Life Like It Is Golden”

Friday, November 24th – 26TH, 2017


Location of Event – Helena II – 1570 St. Stephen Road, Mobile Alabama

Tickets are $40.00 per person


Friday, November 24th, 2017 –  6:00 pm ReceptionBanquet Helena II

7:00 pm Dinner

Saturday, November 25th, 2017 –  10:00 am – MCTSAA Business meeting

Saturday, November 25th 2017 – 11:30 am until…. Cookout and Fellowship

Sunday, November 26th 2017   –  2:00 pm  until- Refreshment and Fellowship


Other Important Items Alumni and Classes Should know:

All financial classes and individuals should have their class $100.00 assessment for eligible nominations and write ups for persons receiving one of the following awards listed below by September 23, 2017:

  1. Arts and Sciences Award
  2. Service to Youth Award
  3. Community Service Award
  4. Hall of Distinction Award
  5. The Class Spirit Award

Please note:  All nominees must be financial.

We encourage all classes to do a Full Page Memorial Ad in memory of your classmates, family members and friends.

All ads and sponsorships must be turned in by October 21, 2017.

The Nomination Committee will be established for all new officer positions and some board members at the Business Meeting on November 25th, 2017.   The election will be held in the Spring of 2018.

2017 Calendar of Events – Save the date activities to place on your calendar.

Save the Date – Bell and Brick Dedication – Letter and Order form


Save the Date – Alabama State versus Tuskegee University

Annual MCTS Ad and Sponsorships order form

Please check out on the Untied States Sports Academy website on the Mobile County Training School Alumni Association Black Oral History interviews and conversations. We have much to be proud on and much to share with the world. I believe our history is extremely important to share with others to know and learn the best of who we are, and what they can become. Check out coaches Horton and Clark as they share their thoughts on the best of Coach Charles T. Rhodes. The Untied States Sports Academy is a great partner in helping us to achieve our mission and vision to the world.

Black sports history link
YouTube page 
Alabama Mosaic

Donate Today to the Million Dollar Legacy Fund.

Mrs. Valena McCants, Honorary Chairperson of the MCTS Million Dollar Legacy Fund.

The goal of the MCTS Million Dollar Legacy Fund is to do the following:

  • Hire a qualified Executive Director to head up the day to day operations for the Alumni and all major fundraising for the future
  • To develop programs and support activities that enhance educational opportunities for the community, grounded on the MCTS campus
  • To research, create and manage an Archive/Museum to house and showcase the many names, yearbooks, pictures, stories, artifacts and history of MCTS Alumni and all our descendants to the world
  • To create an endowment to sustain this legacy for years to com

MCTS Million Dollar Legacy Brochure

MCTS Million Dollar Legacy Fund Pledge Form

Welcome Whippets and Supporters

This website is designed and dedicated to capture both the memories and possibilities of all MCTS (high school) graduates, attendees, faculty, staff and supporters.

Mission Statement
The Mobile County Training School Alumni Association, a non-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization, is dedicated to protecting, preserving, and promoting the history and achievements of the MCTS family, and its descendants, by documenting and recording, for posterity, the accomplishments and experiences of its family by awarding scholarships and publishing the Alumni experience to encourage others.


The Assocaiation is commited to integrity, perseverance, transparency, and resiliency in pursuit of its mission.


Our goal is to share the MCTS Whippets story with the world.

US Senator Cory Booker’s visit to Africatown spurred strong and encouraging words for the environmental justice resistance throughout the greater Mobile region.

Read more by clicking on this link & please forward widely:


The Mobile Environmental Justice Action Coalition was formed in 2013 with the mission to engage and organize with Mobile’s most threatened communities in order to defend the inalienable rights to clean air, water, soil, health, and safety and to take direct action when government fails to do so, ensuring community self-determination.

Ike Kidd – 1959 MCTS Graduate

MCTS Oral History – Volume 1

MCTS Alumni Member – Retired Major Joe Womack (Class of 1968) speaking about Africa Town and it’s rich history.