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In celebration of Black History Month, the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture showcases some significant individuals within our community. The features will appear in the Times Record News each Sunday in February.

Margie J. Reese, For the Times Record News

Demrick Davis learned the hard way to turn a tough lesson into a force for motivation.

The Hirschi High School alum enlisted in the Army immediately after graduation, and after his three years of service came back home to Wichita Falls.  Like many other ambitious teenagers, Demrick dreamed of making his community stronger by investing time and energy to advance that ideal.