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Dr. Roy Hugh McLeod

The Road from Jamaica to Blackburn College and a Career in Higher Ed

Dr. Roy Hugh McLeod ’61 came to Blackburn College from his home in Jamaica, where he’d heard about Blackburn from alumni who were also natives of the island. In fact, Jamaicans Gloria (DaCosta) Moncrieffe ’55 and Pearlie (Panton) Mennel ‘55 were among the first women of color to attend Blackburn, as did Cecil Henry ‘60.

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