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Lucy Milner, a former director of the Governor's School West, reacts to learning she has been awarded "The Order of the Long Leaf Pine" during her retirement reception at the Rondthaler Gramley House on the campus of Salem Academy in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, July 12, 2014.
Tom Winton, the coordinator of division for exceptional children for the Governor’s School, reads to Lucy Milner the proclamation awarding her "The Order of the Long Leaf Pine."
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Silas Milner, 7 (from left), grandson of Lucy Milner, Peter Milner, son of Lucy Milner, Michael Simons, David Phillips, and Matt Morris present toy chicks as the poem "Passing a Truck Full of Chickens at Night on Highway Eighty " is read by Rodney Allen during Lucy Milner's retirement reception.
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Toy chicks were given to Lucy Milner, who read the poem "Passing a Truck Full of Chickens at Night on Highway Eighty," which Milner read at the beginning of each school year the Governor's School.
Posted: Saturday, July 12, 2014 10:00 pm
A symbolic passing of the torch took place Saturday within the prestigious Governor’s School West campus at Salem College.
Lucy Milner, 72, was honored for her 36 years of involvement at the summer educational program, including 15 years as its director until her recent retirement.
Saturday, July 12, 2014 10:00 pm.