Eunice C. Warrior
Eunice C. Warrior graduated from Connors in 1975. She received her Bachelor of Science in elementary education in 1987, her Master’s in Public School Administration in 1996, and her Principal’s Certificate in 1999. She has also completed numerous additional classes in math, science, arts, language, and curriculum development.
Warrior taught in Checotah public schools for 13 years taking part in many extracurricular activities to encourage students in academic excellence. She founded the Guardian Angles Learning Center (GALC) in Checotah – a spiritual and educational resource for the community. All services of GALC are free but donations are accepted. At GALC Eunice and her volunteers tutor children after school and conduct computer training classes for adults during the day. The GALC also includes the Women of Action Ministries which promotes self-esteem, marriage, family, and community involvement. Eunice and her daughter also provided beauty shop services to elderly people and children who are unable to pay. She also makes special presentations to schools, daycare homes, nursing homes, and other centers. The teaching of GLAC includes how to be a better parent and Self-esteem through Culture Leads to Academic Excellence. They also tutor math for Connors Veterans Upward Bound Program. Warrior says her greatest resource is those who volunteer to help. Her stated goal is “to positively affect the education of people of all ages encouraging them to strive for a life with standards of living second to none.” She is a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, a member of the Mt Olive Baptist Church, and a director of Victorious Women Fellowship in Checotah.