Chowan University Presents Awards at Annual Rouson Lecture
Dr. Warren Milteer, Assistant Professor of history at the University of South Carolina, headlined the Reverend George T. and Luvenia B. Rouson Memorial Lecture with a presentation about free people of color in Hertford County, and received the Rouson Memorial Lecture Award. Katie Vaughan Parker received the Minnie Wood Perkins Award. She is a tireless community servant who continues to donate her time and money to community projects. From Left: Reverend Roger Myrick, grandson of the Rouson’s; Berna Stephens, Murfreesboro Town Council member; Katie Vaughan Parker, Minnie Wood Perkins Award Recipient; Hal Thomas, Mayor; and Dr. Milteer, guest lecturer.