Ruby Rivers was a teacher who taught 20 years and promoted brotherhood in the critical early phases of integration. She was a Title I teacher and teacher’s aide. Serving as state representative for NCAE-ESP, the state’s association for teachers and support personnel, district representative, as well as, vice president, she lobbied for improved salaries and work conditions. She was a devoted housewife and mother and set high standards for all.
2004 Education Hall of Fame