Anita Dixon

Class of 1984

Eight years after graduating from Donnelly, Anita Dixon founded Passage Unlimited, the Kansas City area’s first full-time Heritage Tour company. She has also consulted on the development of tourism for the states of Missouri and Kansas. The Lady of Freedom Monument Foundation (LFMF) is the organization she began in 2002 after working to pass H.R. 1635, The National Network to Freedom Act which preserves the sites and history of the Underground Railroad.

“At the time I needed it most, Donnelly was a nurturing place, concerned about where every student was going. Donnelly helped me plant my feet and find my way.” 

Anita Dixon was inducted in 2014.