The Anniversary Story

In 2018-19, we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the arrival of 24 young women as students at William & Mary. Some were daughters of local faculty members. Others came from as far away as Lynchburg, Roanoke, and the Eastern Shore. It is important to remember their names:

Twenty-four women enrolled at W&M in the fall of 1918.Lilian Baines
Martha Barksdale
Florence Bridges
Lucille Brown
Alice Burke
Janet Coleman
Ruth Conkey
Catherine Dennis
Winnifred Goodwin
Mary Haile
Emily Hall
Florence Harris
Ruth Harris
Elizabeth Lee
Margaret Lee
Evelyn Palmer
Alice Person
Gladys Powers
Edna Reid
Laura Reid
Celeste Ross
Elizabeth Scott
Margaret Thornton
Marie Wilkins