Marian Knight Douglas

2021 Hall of Fame Inductee

Security Officer. Active in sports at Topeka High, Marian Knight (1950) was a cheerleader for the school’s black basketball squad, the Ramblers, before integration of teams in 1949. She worked for ten years at the Kansas Neurological Institute prior to being hired by USD 501. Upon acquiring a certificate from the Topeka Police Academy, Mrs. Douglas became a security officer at Topeka High (1979 – 2017).