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Laurinburg Institute is a historic African American preparatory school in Laurinburg, North Carolina. The school was founded in 1904 by Emmanuel Monty and Tinny McDuffie at the request of Booker T. Washington.

Laurinburg Institute
Address
125 McGirts Bridge Road

,
28352

United States
Coordinates34°46′59″N 79°27′24″W / 34.783179°N 79.456594°W / 34.783179; -79.456594Coordinates: 34°46′59″N 79°27′24″W / 34.783179°N 79.456594°W / 34.783179; -79.456594
Information
Motto"Words, not deeds"
Established1904
CEEB code342176
Head of schoolF.H. McDuffie, Jr.
Grades9-12
Team nameTigers
Website
Postcard image of Moore Academic Hall at the Laurinburg Institute

The school is particularly noted for its output of highly accomplished alumni, as well as a rich basketball tradition, having produced several All-Americans.

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Antonio Anderson Stats. Basketball-Reference. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  2. ^ Charlie Davis Stats. Basketball-Reference. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  3. ^ Brown, Claude (1980-02-03). "In Love With the Trumpet; Dizzy Author's Query". New York Times. p. BR4. At 16, the future father of bebop entered Laurinburg Institute... In 1935 he left Laurinburg Institute and joined his family at their new home...