Thelma Edgar

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Thelma Edgar earned a scholarship at Jackson State University where she got her degree in 1940. Later, when the war broke out, she moved Glen Cove to be closer to her family. She took the job of the male coach at the local high school. She coached both male and female sports including football and basketball. She often acted as a guidance counselor to many of her students, helping them through tough times.