Alvin Cullum Research Paper

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Sergeant Alvin Cullum York left a solid and long lasting legacy on Tennessee and the Unites States. He wanted to remember as a man who helps to improve the education in Tennessee, bring better roads to his town, and help his fellow man (Birdwell, 2001). York wanted to provide educational opportunities for mountain children of Tennessee. Alvin C. York Instituted founded in 1926 as a private agricultural high school. After the depression of 1937, the school became public and continued to serve under the control of the State Board of Education. On September 2, 1964, Sergeant Alvin C. York died. He buried with full military honors in Pall Mall cemetery, Tennessee (Birdwell, 2001)

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