Naming of Ragsdale High’s Media Center Open for Comment

The community has 30 days to comment on a proposal to name the Ragsdale High media center after former principal T.G. Madison.

Madison served as the principal at Ragsdale for 20 years and worked for the school system continuously for 37 years.

“Mr. Madison was a positive influence on thousands of students during his 20 years as principal at Ragsdale High School,” writes nominator Mickey Peeler. “He was respected by the students and known to be stern but fair. The betterment of the students was always his priority.”

The nomination includes letters of support from North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory; the Town of Jamestown’s Mayor, Keith Volz, and town council members; Dennis Carroll, provost and vice president for High Point University Academic Affairs; and Rev. Jim Watford, Jamestown United Methodist Church.

The community is invited to comment on the nomination until July 23 via email to or via courier or U.S. Mail to Western Region Office, GCS Attn: Naming of Ragsdale High’s Media Center, 900 English Road, High Point, NC, 27262.