Friday, March 10, 2006
Tennis star visits school
Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
Tennis coach Benny Sims gives a Black History Month motivational talk at Dunbar Elementary School in Beaumont on Friday, Feb. 24, 2006. Sims graduated from Dunbar when it was a junior high school. He was the first African-American to participate in a major pro tennis tour. He currently coaches international tennis star Chandra Rubin.
International tennis star Chandra Rubin gives a motivational talk at Dunbar Elementary School in Beaumont. Rubin was ranked No. 6 in the world, and has reached the 4th round of all four Grand Slam Tournaments.
Read more about Chandra Rubin here.
Images are part of the Charlton-Pollard series.