Marion Woodfork Simmons, BBA, ’83, received national recognition for her local history book, Memories of Union High: An Oasis in Caroline County, Virginia 1903-1969. The book was recognized as a finalist in the African American nonfiction category by the National Indie Excellence Book Awards for 2012. The competition was judged by industry experts, who selected finalists and winners based on overall excellence of presentation.
Simmons is the owner of Woodfork Genealogy, LLC. The company’s mission is to encourage the preservation of family and community histories.