Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Speaker and Court of Queen Named for 1933 Founders' Day, Greensboro College

The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, N.C., April 3, 1933

Shaw to Deliver Address for G.C. College May 5th

Miss Mary Hix to be Member of Court of Queen on Founders’ Day

Greensboro, April 1—Dr. S.B. Turrentine announced today that Thomas J. Shaw, superior court judge of Greensboro, has accepted an invitation to deliver the address on the occasion of Founders’ and Benefactors’ Day at Greensboro College.

Judge Shaw was born in Montgomery County March 5, 1861. His father, the late Peter C. Shaw, was an educator who served as principal of a number of schools in the state, and Judge Shaw received his secondary school training in the schools of the various localities to which his father’s professional duties called him. He received his legal training in the law school of Dick and Dillard at Greensboro. Judge Shaw has served on the superior court bench since 1913.

Founders’ and Benefactors’ Day will be observed on May 6. A special feature of the occasion this year will be the observance of home coming day and the exercises in connection with the coronation of the May Queen, Miss Emma Blanche Warren of Snow Hill. The court of the queen will consist of the following: Misses Tommie Louise Mitchell of Kinston, a junior, who will be the queen’s maid of honor; Susan Exum of Snow Hill and Elizabeth Campen of Zebulon, senior attendants; Miss Imogene Boyles of Thomasville and Louise Taylor of Greenville, junior attendants; Mary Ellen Milard of Greensboro and Freda Strong of Stanford, sophomore attendants; and Mary Hix of North Wilkesboro and Elizabeth Lodge of Hickory, Va., freshman attendants.

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