J.C. Price School had a reputation for preparing its students well for life and numerous Price alumni went on to accomplish a great deal and to make noteworthy contributions to society.
Note: The list below is by no means all-inclusive. Rather, it is meant to be a representative sample. We anticipate adding more names as we receive additional information. Contact us.
- Blackwell, Randolph
Became Director of Minority Business Enterpries for President Carter.
- Blair, Jr., Ezell
Participated in the Greensboro Sit-Ins, becoming one of the “Greensboro Four.”
- Bradley, Dr. Josephine Boyd
Became the first black student to attend Greensboro High School, now Grimsley.
- Fairley, Charles
Became the city’s first black postman from Warnersville.
- Goolsby, Leon
Became principal of Gillespie Educational Center.
- Hairston, Otis
Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church and NAACP leader in the 1950s.
- Higgins, Bennie
Became the principal of Smith High School.
- McAden, Charles
Became the first black member of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce.
- Morehead, David
Became the first Educational Director of the Hayes-Taylor YMCA.
- Morrow, Calvin
Became the principal of Peeler Elementary School.
- Yourse, Wiley
Became the principal of Jonesboro School.