Randolph-Macon College honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 16,
2012 in Blackwell Auditorium, R-MC Center for the Performing Arts.
Dr. Jamelle Wilson, Superintendent of Hanover County Public Schools, was the guest
speaker. Wilson has served as superintendent of Schools in Hanover County since
July 1, 2011. Prior to serving as superintendent, she served as assistant superintendent
for Instructional Leadership, principal, assistant principal, curriculum specialist,
and classroom teacher in Hanover County Public Schools. She also served as a principal
with Caroline County Public Schools.
Wilson is a graduate of Spotsylvania County Public Schools and completed her undergraduate
studies at the University of Virginia. She also earned a master’s degree in teaching
from the University of Virginia; a master’s degree in English with a concentration
in writing and rhetoric from Virginia Commonwealth University; and a doctorate in
education with a concentration in administration and supervision from the University
Randolph-Macon College holds an annual celebration in honor of Dr. King. Previous
speakers include entrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila Johnson, The Honorable Dwight
C. Jones, The Honorable Douglas L. Wilder, R-MC Religious Studies Professor Rev.
Jerry Ross and Civil Rights Leader Wyatt T. Walker.