October 2018

William & Mary Journal Dedication

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Sybil Shainwald ‘48 William & Mary – not only its Law School – can claim many successful lawyers and judges among its alumnae. One of the most influential of these women is Sybil Shainwald. Ms. Shainwald – then Sybil Schwartz — was an exceptional student at William & Mary. She was the President Bryan Scholar and she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She has recalled that coming from New York to the South for school was a “culture shock” for her. “There was prejudice against African Americans and there were few other Jewish students at the school.” When the Flat Hat [...]