Category Archives: Honors


Mrs. Henrietta Hatton Clark (1914-2021)

Mrs. Henrietta Hatton Clark founded the Henderson Institute Graduates and Former Students Association in 1986. Mrs. Clark and Mrs. Ruth Burt, both former Board Members, reached out to the State Board of Education with a request for ownership of the Henderson Institute Library Science Building located on the former Henderson Institute High School campus. The…
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Ms. Andrea Harris (1950-2021)

Andrea Harris, 1966 graduate of Henderson Institute dedicated her life to helping Vance County residents overcome barriers to economic parity. At the young age of 23, Ms. Harris was the youngest in the nation to lead a Community Action Organization created to fight poverty across three rural counties. Serving in this capacity Ms. Harris gained…
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