Tag: Distinguished Alumni Award


James T. Williams Jr., Greensboro, N.C.

James T. Williams Jr., Greensboro, N.C.

Wake Forest Magazine


As a standout tackle on Wake Forest’s football team in the early 1960s, James T. “Jim” Williams (’62, JD ’66, P ’89, ’92) once considered pursuing a career in the NFL until Professor of History Forrest Clonts (1920) encouraged him to attend law school. Williams, who was a first generation college student, said he was […]

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Norman B. Kellum Jr., Trent Woods, N.C.

Norman B. Kellum Jr., Trent Woods, N.C.

Wake Forest Magazine


After four people were critically injured following a shooting in Greenville, N.C., last summer, Norman B. Kellum Jr. (’59, JD ’65, P ’96) established a relief fund called “Greenville Strong,” for those victims and the victims of future acts of random violence. When two local high schools won state football titles, Kellum and his law […]

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