The longtime mayor of Cleveland, TN was honored at Cleveland High School. Mayor Emeritus Tom Rowland, who served for the past 27 years, says he is proud of having the JROTC training room named in his honor. Rowland is a US Air Force veteran, and retired as a Colonel from the Tennessee State Guard. Cleveland High principal Autumn O'Bryan and current mayor Kevin Brooks were among those honoring Rowland.  Prior to his political career, Rowland was a Cleveland radio station owner, newsman, and air personality.