addison groundbreakingAlumni of Lucy Addison High School – which closed in 1973 with the end of the segregated schools era in Roanoke – were on hand today for a groundbreaking ceremony … by this fall a steering committee hopes to raise more than 100-thousand dollars to construct a “Monument Wall” … honoring those connected to the school.  The monument wall will list the names of former Addison students, faculty and staff members … it will be located in front of what is now Lucy Addison Middle School … a benefit Jazz concert will be held there tomorrow night. Lewis Claytor – class of 1960 – is on the steering committee:

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