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Thanks to Murray, Grady true to its name

Thanks to Murray, Grady true to its name

Dear Dr. Murray, We’ve been giving you a lot of headaches lately. Southerner reporters have always been into hard-hitting, investigative stories, but for the past two years, and particularly the last few issues, we’ve been especially hard on the school and system. We’ve raised questions about the actions or inaction of school and system officials. We’ve looked into alleged criminal […]

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Murray earns national award for his exemplary leadership as principal

Murray earns national award for his exemplary leadership as principal

By Sarah Beth McKay Known around campus as the administrator always willing to listen and ready to help, principal Dr. Vincent Murray has finally received the recognition he deserves. On Sept. 27 at a reception in New York City, The McGraw-Hill Companies presented him with the Howard W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in education for his exemplary leadership at Grady. “I […]

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Dr. Murray juggles concerns of the Grady community

Dr. Murray juggles concerns of the Grady community

Megan Cramer Feature Editor (1995) Walking into Dr. Vincent Murray’s office, one might see a cluttered haven of papers, books, and more papers. Towering stacks of papers are on the table behind his desk, and stray stacks lie haphazardly all over the room, forcing the principal to climb his way to and from his desk like a mountain climber scaling […]

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Dr. Murray slips into active role as new principal

Dr. Murray slips into active role as new principal

By Martin Young Staff Writer (1991)   When Dr. Thomas Adger, Grady’s principal for 19 years, quietly slipped away from Grady, Dr. Vincent Murray almost as silently slipped into his place. “So which one is Dr. Murray?” Many students are still having trouble recognizing him, while few are confident enough to approach him by name. But Dr. Murray’s plan is […]

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