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Henretta Band, W&M Class of 1954

Henretta Trent Band arrived at William & Mary in 1950. During her time at William & Mary, she was a member of the Baptist Student Union, German House, and Delta Delta Delta. She additionally participated in the Biology Club, Backdrop Club, and Orchesis. Band also spent a year abroad through a program with Exeter University.

Jean Bruce, W&M Class of 1949

Jean Bruce arrived at William & Mary in 1945. During her time at William & Mary, she participated in Kappa Kappa Gamma, the Student Association, the Women’s Student Cooperative Government Association’s Judicial Committee, the YMCA, and German Club. She was also chair of the Honor Council, served as a President’s Aide, and was a member of the Mortar Board.

Warren W. Buck III

Warren W. Buck III arrived at William & Mary in 1968 after receiving his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at Morgan State University. During his time at William & Mary he became a member of Omnicron Delta Kappa and was the founding president of the Black Students Organization.

Ann Buckles, W&M Class of 1951

Ann Buckles arrived at William & Mary in 1949. During her time at the College, she acted in a series of plays and joined Pi Beta Phi.

Judy Che-Castaldo, W&M Class of 2004

Judy Che-Castaldo arrived at William & Mary in 2000. During here time at the College, she worked as a research assistant in the Biology department, participated in the Chinese Student Organization, volunteered at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, and tutored English as a second language to international students.

Stephanie Chu, W&M Law Class of 1992

Stephanie Chu arrived at William & Mary Law School in 1989, after graduating from Duke University. During her time at the College, she clerked, volunteered with CASA as a special court-appointed advocate, and coordinated and participated in a study abroad program in Madrid.

Jill Ellis, W&M Class of 1988

Jill Ellis arrived at William & Mary in 1984. During her time at William & Mary, she played women’s soccer, wrote for the Flat Hat, and participated in the College Reading Program. She was the first in her family to attend university.

Fran Engoron, W&M Class of 1970

Fran Engoron arrived at William & Mary in 1966. During her time at William & Mary, she participated in the Colonial Echo and intramurals. She was also involved in the Newman Society, Alpha Kappa Delta sociology honor society, the Catholic Student Association, and Gamma Phi Beta.

Michael Engs, W&M Class of 1969

Michael Engs arrived at William & Mary in 1967 after transferring from Christopher Newport College, now University, where he had been the first African American student at the institution. During his two years at William & Mary, Engs was a member of the ROTC, the first African American to do so at the college, and participated in intramural sports. He also worked as a historical interpreter for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation during his time as a student.

Judy Ewell, W&M Professor Emerita of History

During her 30-plus years at William & Mary, Ewell fought on behalf of equal pay for women, contributed to the development of the international studies curriculum, and received the Thomas Jefferson Award and the Commonwealth of Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award.

Nancy Kurtz Falck

During her time at William & Mary, Nancy participated in W&M Choir, Kappa Kappa Gamma, the Student Association, and Women Student’s Cooperative Government Association. Falck also served as President’s Aide and was a member of Mortar Board.

Steffanie Garrett, W&M Law Class of 1991

Stephanie Garrett arrived at William & Mary Law School in 1988, after graduating from Smith College with a Bachelor of Arts in French and Government. During her time at the College, Garrett participated in student government and served as the Editor-in-Chief of the law school’s newspaper, “The Advocate.”

Earl Granger, III, W&M Class of 1992

Earl T. Granger III arrived at William & Mary in 1988. During his time at William & Mary he participated in theatre, was a President’s Aide, an Admissions tour guide, and served as the President of the Black Students Organization. 

Nancy Gunn, W&M Class of 1988

Nancy Gunn arrived at William & Mary in 1984. While at the College, she was heavily involved in the theatre department and acted in several plays.

Glenne Hines Harding, W&M Class of 1965

Arriving at William & Mary in 1961, Glenne participated in Kappa Delta, the Panhellenic Council, the Psychology Club, Orchestra, the Canterbury Club, Dorm Council, W&M Theater, and the Pep Club.

Kathryn Healy, W&M Class of 2007

Kathryn Healy arrived at William & Mary in 2003. While at the College, Healy studied abroad in Spain and became a sister of Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Carolyn Hines, W&M Class of 1972, 1978

Carolyn Hines arrived at William & Mary in 1970, earning a Master of Education and a Doctorate of Education by 1978. During her time at William & Mary she participated in the Black Students Organization, the Graduate Student Association, W&M Theater, and Delta Sigma Theta. She also served as a Board of Visitors Liaison and was involved with the Williamsburg Area Women’s Center.

Janet Brown Strafer, Karen Ely, & Lynn Briley, W&M Class of 1971

Janet Brown Strafer arrived at William & Mary in 1967 as part of the first cohort of African Americans in Residence.

Thomas Johnson, Jr., W&M Class of 1992

Thomas L. Johnson, Jr. arrived at William & Mary in 1988. During his time at William & Mary he participated in Ebony Expressions, the Black Students Organization, and was a member and president of Alpha Phi Alpha.

Sophie Lee, W&M Class of 1990

Sophie Lee arrived at William & Mary in 1986. During her time at William & Mary, she participated in Pi Beta Phi and Study Abroad.