Charlotte Spears

Synopses of five finalist names for renaming Grady

As the end of the renaming process for Grady High School nears, the Grady Name Change Committee narrowed the list of potential names down to five at the meeting last week. The Southerner put together a summary of each of the 5 potential names for community members to read before submitting their vote

Proposed name Ida B. Wells honors influential historical figure
Midtown name references Grady’s neighborhood locale
Dr. Thomas E. Adger name proposal pays tribute to Grady’s first African American principal
Name Piedmont High School recognizes Grady’s location
Proposed Freedom High School name references ideals of the city