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Betty Romeo Wingfield graduated Longwood in 1949, she was a senior the year that White Hall burned down and she talks about knocking on students doors to evacuate them, and helping to move transcripts and other vital records out of the Rotunda in case it caught on fire. Betty was a physical education major, and was a member of the Athletic Association earning her blue blazer, and participated on a number of athletics teams.
Her daughters Lynn and Susan both also attended Longwood. Lynn enrolled in 1974 and after changing majors from Mathematics to Business Administration she graduated in 1979. She was a member of Alpha Phi Fraternity, and talks about the strong friendships she formed at Longwood. Susan attended for two years earning prerequisites to attend UVA's nursing program which she graduated from in 1980. She was also a member of Alpha Phi Fraternity.
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Longwood University, "Betty Wingfield '49, Lynn Wingfield '79 & Susan Wingfield '80" (2019). Lancer Voices – Oral Histories. 14.