Dorothy and Freddie Nichols

1987 Special Service Award

This year our Special Services Award goes to a husband and wife team, Dorothy and Freddie Nichols, for their outstanding dedication to the Northwestern Community High School Booster Club. As devoted members of the Booster Club, Mrs. Nichols serves as secretary and Mr. Nichols, a former vice-president, serves as treasurer. They have both received Northwestern’s Booster Club Outstanding Service Member Award.

Dorothy, a former Teacher-Aide for Jefferson and Stevenson Elementary Schools is presently employed at Whaley Children’s Center, and Freddie, a retired General Motors employee and presently a active member of the 659 Retiree Chapter, are the parents of two children and devoted members of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

Other Community and Civic involvement includes the following:


Big Sister for the past 22 years

Financial Secretary for Usher Board at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church

Former member of Local 659 Women’s Bowling League

Vacation Bible School worker

Mt. Carmel Activity Center worker

Received Certificate of Appreciation from the Flint Olympian Games Committee


Member of Local 659 1964 Baseball Team

Former member of Local 659 City Champion Bowling Team

Big Brother for the past 25 years

Volunteer van driver for church senior citizens

Neighborhood Crime Watch member

Mason of King David Lodge AF & AM

Assistant Director of Mt. Carmel Activity Center

N.A.A.C.P. Member

National Urban League Member

Northwestern Community Council Member

Received Certificate of Appreciation from the Flint Olympian Games Committee