Archive for the ‘Biographies’ Category

John Edward ”The Moose” Monroe

Vanguard Legacy Honors Born In Logan, WV To Wilbur Randolph & Mary Monroe Grad. Logan Hs (1972) All State In Football & Basketball Held Record In Rushing Yards, Touchdowns, & Tackles Received Athletic Scholarship To Bluefield State Grad., Bsc (1976) Known By Team Mates As “The Moose” & “Big John” Broke Records In Rushing & […]

Gregory V. Monroe, Sr.

Vanguard Legacy Honors Born In Logan, WV To Wilbur Randolph & Mary Monroe Grad. Logan HS (1976) Excelled In Football & Wrestling Received Many Scholarships Offers (Used Football, Military & Academic Scholarships For College) Ba, Board Of Regents, Assoc. Industrial Technology, Assoc. Computer Science, Wvsu ~ Joined Army As 2nd Lt Holding Many Top Positions […]

Consuella Kinnemore Woods

Lifetime Achievement Award Greatest Of The Great Academic Born In Mccomas, Wv To Floyd & Alma Kinnemore Grad.Valedictorian, Bluestone Hs  (1964) Bs, Elem. Ed.,Bsc(1967) Ma, Admin., Lynchburg College (1984) Additional Grad Work, Uva Teacher, Prince William Cty (1967-68) & Bedford Cty Schools (1969-84) Prin. Bedford Cty & Lynchburg City College Asst. Prof., Randolf Coll. 1st […]

Samuel H. Davis, Sr.

Lifetime Achievement Award Greatest Of The Great Academic Born In Coopers, Vv To Henry & Minnie Davis Grad. Of Bramwell Hs Bs, Account. & Bus. Admin., Wvsc (1964) 12 Coll. Credit Hrs (Pers. Mgmt. & Bus. Org. & Mgmt. Coal Miner (24 Yrs) Employed, Worker‛S Comp. Fund (1954) Appt. Dir., Coalworkers‛ Pneumconiosis Fund (1973) Appt. […]

Harry Carlie Adderton, Jr.

Lifetime Achievement Award Greatest Of The Great Sports Born In Bishop, Wv To Ella Mae & Harry Carlie Adderton, Sr. Grad. Excelsior Hs (1964) Letter In Football (Quarterback) & Basketball (1963 & 64) Pitcher For Little League & Pony League Attended Bsc From 1964-66 Worked For City Of Tazewell, Va (1964-66) Worked For Chrysler Motor […]

Thomas E. Bloom

Lifetime Achievement Award Greatest Of The Great Sports Born In Weirton, Wv To Thomas & Virginia Bloom Attended Dunbarweirton Until Closing (1955) Grad. Weir Hs (1959) Team Capt., Weir High Team State Champ. Football Team(1957), Selected To All Oh Valley & Wv All State Football Teams (1958) Mbr Wv State Champ Baseball Team (1959) & […]

Mary Johnson Smith

First black selected by the Mercer County Board of Education (1945) to be a school nurse.  

Wilbur Randolph Monroe

HS Bulldogs 1947-48 & 1948-49 State Football Champ First football team in Logan Co., WV to win back to back state championship titles First and only county school in WV to win back to back state championship football titles

Sheilah Elizabeth Higginbotham Brown

Born In Tazewell, Va To Mr. & Mrs. James A Higginbotham Grad.Salutatorian, Tazewell Cty Hs (1958) Outstanding Student Award, Betty Crocker Homemaking Award Bs,Soc. Studies & Phys. Ed., Bsc (1964) Grad.Work, Wvu & College Of Grad. Studies, Institute, Wv Dean‛S List, Mbr,Beta Omicron Chap., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorotity Inc. Mbr Last Faculty, Excelsior Hs (1964-65) […]

Phyllis T. Brown

Born In Charleston, Wv To Elmira Taylor Worthy & Augustus W. Taylor Valedictorian, Bolling (1959) ~ Ms. Bolling 57-58 ~ Bs, Elem. Ed., Bsc (1963) 18 Hrs Toward Masters, Wvu (1964-65) Taught In Wv, Charleston (1963-68) 1st Black Teacher At Springhill Lake Elem.. School, Prince George‛S County, Greenbelt, Md.(1968-71) Eagle Ave. Elem (2yrs) Wright Denny […]