FOXWORTHY, Miss Alice S.

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Educator and missionary Alice S. Foxworthy was born in Mount Carmel, KY on December 22, 1852.

Alice attended Stanford Academy in Stanford, KY and later taught there.  She also taught at Catlettsburg High School (KY), East Kentucky Normal School, and Tennessee Female College, whre she was presiding teacher.   

In 1884, Alice became principal of the Nashville College of Young Ladies, a Methodist institution led by Rev. George W. G. Price, and served in this capacity for many years.  During this time, she also pursued graduate work at the Peabody Normal School of Nashville, graduating in 1890.  

She became President of Martin College in Pulaski, TN in early 1894.  The next year, Alice married J.B. Glascock in Mount Carmel, KY.  He passed away just two months later, leaving the new bride a widow.  Within two years, she became Principal of Boscobel College for Young Ladies, a Baptist women's college in Nashville.  By 1909, Alice was living in Flemingsburg, KY and was involved with activities at Chevy Chase College.  Later that year, Alice resided in Washington, D.C.

Alice was very involved with religious activities, serving as a sabbath school teacher and a missionary worker.

She passed away in Mount Carmel, KY on April 29, 1923.



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