Geraldine Courtney

Class of 1950 is a graduate of Virginia State College (VSU) and Columbia University. She began her professional career as a teacher at her former grade school, Aberdeen Elementary. She later became an Assistant Principal and a Principal.

She was appointed Hampton’s first Director of Elementary Education. She was a Critic Teacher at Hampton University.

 She was nominated by her peers and was selected Virginia’s National Distinguished Principal by members of the National Principals Association.

She was recognized as an Outstanding Educator by the Commonwealth of Virginia General Assembly. 

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