Katherine Perkins, class of 1932

Katherine Perkins was born in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. After attending school in East Providence, she entered Pembroke College in 1928, taking the trolley car to campus for her classes. She worked in the East Providence Library and as a social worker before becoming a French teacher at East Providence High School, where she taught for 35 years. Perkins died on November 27, 2005 at age 94.