David M. White, Class of 1960
After graduating from Lincoln University in 1964, Mr. White moved to Baltimore to teach physical education at Franklin Square Middle School. During his 10-year stay at Franklin Square, it was named a Model School for the education of inner city youth, with Franklin Square teachers demonstrating their instructional methods for other teaching professionals in the city.
While teaching at Franklin Mr. White was instrumental in starting a dance group for his students, serving as director.
Mr. White then went to Carver High School in Baltimore, where he coached the varsity and junior varsity football teams in additon to teaching physical education. He was then hired as head football coach at Lake Clifton High School, leading the team to a state championship in 1990 and earning Maryland Coach of the Year honors.
In 1996 Mr. White moved to Frederick Douglass High School as football coach, athletic director and physical education teacher. He was instrumental in starting the first tennis and boys' lacrosse programs at that inner city school.
Mr. White returned to Carver Middle School where he spent six years before his retirement in 2008 with 44 years of service in the Baltimomre City School District. Throughout his career he has mentored student teachers at Morgan State University and Towson University.