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WFMY News 2, Former Long-Time Employees Honored At International Civil Rights Center and Museum Gala

Sandra Hughes receive the ICRCM Ambassador Award and Shirley Frye received the Lifetime Community Service Award.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The International Civil Rights Center and Museum had it's annual February gala Saturday. Our Taheshah Moise emmced the event.

Former long-time Anchor Sandra Hughes was recognized for her work with the museum.

WFMY News 2 also got the Circle of Civil Rights Champion award for helping the Center. Another former long-time WFMY News 2 employee recieved an award. Community Relations VP and all around Greensboro icon Shirley Frye was also given the Lifetime Community Service Award.

The International Civil Rights Center & Museum is at the sight of the old Woolworth's in downtwon Greensboro. On February 1, 1960 North Carolina A&T students sat down at the white's only lunch counter and ignited a sit-in movement.