Notable Alumni

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.