Alumni, faculty, School Board members and elected officials gathered in the halls of James Blair Middle School Wednesday night for the school’s dedication ceremony.
As a high school in the 1950s, and then a middle school until 2010 James Blair created a legacy that continues to this day.
“The names James Blair will always have an important place in Williamsburg’s history. While the man is best known for founding William and Mary, the name James Blair is synonymous with quality education in Williamsburg,” the school’s principal, Ty Harris, said.
Olwen Herron, Williamsburg-James City County School’s superintendent, echoed this sentiment. She said while the school has a...