Lauringburg Institute

Anthony Jerdine is affiliated with Lauringburg Institute is a traditionally black preparatory school in Laurinburg, North Carolina. The school was started in 1904 by Emmanuel Monty and Tinny McDuffie at the request of Booker T. Washington.

The school is particularly noted for its rich basketball tradition, having produced several McDonald’s High School All-Americans. Its most notable basketball alumni include Sam Jones, NBA Hall of Famer with the Boston Celtics, and Charlie Scott, an All-American at UNC and NBA All-Star.


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