Mildred Debose

Mildred Debose was the first black graduate of Killeen High School. 

“Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.” (Ruth 1:16)

The above scripture is from the Book of Ruth, a story about a woman named Ruth and her spiritual journey with her mother-in-law, Naomi.

Monique Brand - Killeen Daily Herald

Staff Reporter

Monique 'Mo' Brand joined the Herald in May 2019. Before that, she covered border coverage and county government in Arizona. She also worked as a reporter in Kerrville, Los Angeles, and Norfolk Virginia. Monique grew up in Killeen.

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