Holiman said serving a new generation of kids in the same building where he once taught science class is “a dream come true.” He added as soon as the building is ready, they will have an open house to show the community the progress and encourage people to volunteer. If the schedule holds, that open house will be on Dec. 28.
The renovation of Dunbar school has been very much a labor of love for the former mayor of Mineral Wells. He said he only hopes, with God’s help, the program can achieve its potential and grow.
“We have to crawl before we can walk and we have to walk before we can run,” he said. “I just pray I will be able to see it fully developed before I leave this side of eternity.”