• Elaine Thorpe Cox: 
‘I just wanted to be accepted as another human being.’
  • Harold Knowles: 
‘It was worth the price.’
  • Marilyn Holifield: 'The power of the inner spirit can triumph today.'
  • Phillip Hadley: 
He gave up football for academics.
  • Melodee Thompson: ‘I enjoy being around people who aren’t like me.’
  • Keith Neyland
: He was first to play varsity football and basketball.
  • Mahlon C. Rhaney, Jr.
: ‘My folks taught us we were as good as anybody.’
  • C.B. ‘Rick’ Williams: 
‘My friends – and family – made life worth living.’