NEWS BRIEF: Agnes Scott College honors its first Black graduate from class of ‘71

Edna Lowe Smith honored at Agnes Scott

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Photo credit: Courtesy Agnes Scott College
Edna Lowe Swift
Agnes Scott College in Decatur held a ceremony last week for Edna Lowe Swift, its first Black graduate. Swift, 72, graduated 50 years ago after majoring in Spanish and became a teacher for Atlanta Public Schools. She also has a lounge on campus named after her. Swift’s daughter and granddaughter are both Agnes Scott alumnae as well. apnews.com