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10 inducted into Cleveland High School's Hall of Fame

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Folks at Cleveland High School recognized some special graduates Friday morning by inducting them into the school's hall of fame. 

The 10 alums make up the fourth induction class for the Blue Raiders. 

They span from the classes of 1969 to 1993 and were nominated by faculty, students and other alums. 

Each inductee was recognized for their life of service, outstanding achievements and community impact. 

Parts of Friday's ceremony even got a little emotional. 

Principal Autumn O'Bryan says this year's class highlights a variety of backgrounds. 

"We have everything from a man who designs military to a man who just redesigned his urban area in Nashville and has done this tremendous work with the music and the arts and a lieutenant colonel. So, we've got a lot of just really great stories," she said.

The 4th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees include: 

  • Danny Abshire, Class of 1975, Co-Founder, Newton Running
  • Deborah Burnette, Class of 1969, Captain, United States Navy
  • Wendy (Clevenger) Cory, Class of 1988, Associate Professor, College of Charleston
  • Caleb Crye, Class of 1993, Executive Director, Crye Precision Designs and Manufacturers
  • Greg Davis, Class of 1969, Educator, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Texas
  • Lee Fretwell, Class of 1982, Lt. Colonel, United States Army
  • Gregory Hicks, Class of 1992, Owner, Impressions Catering
  • Alan Lacy, Class of 1971, Former CEO, Sear Roebuck and Co.
  • James McKissic, Class of 1990, Director, Office of Multi-Cultural Affairs, Chattanooga
  • Aubrey Preston, Class of 1977, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
  • Kevin Tucker, Class of 1993, Co-Founder, Collide Creative, LLC
  • Brandon West, Class of 1993, Physician's Assistant, Medical Volunteer

To nominate a Cleveland High School graduate into the hall of fame, click HERE

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