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The Central Digest

ALUMNI BRICKS: MEMORIES MADE OF STONE-- The Central Alumni Association is continuing their alumni brick fundraiser event.

Alumni Bricks: Memories Made of Stone

Kaitlyn Morales, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

Central High School is lucky to have a strong network of alumni dedicated to making our school the best. That network is the Chattanooga Central Alumni and Supporters Association (CCASA). One of the many...

Cassidy On Call: Central Alumnus, Cassidy Simms (18) Helps Save Lives

Cassidy On Call: Central Alumnus, Cassidy Simms (’18) Helps Save Lives

Meryl Turner, Staff writer April 19, 2022

Cassidy Simms is a proud alumnus of Central High School. She was a Purple Pounder all four years and graduated in 2018. For the entirety of her time at Central, she was a softball player as well as a...

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: JOSHUA RAY (94) CELEBRATES HIS FIRST YEAR OF TEACHING -- Joshua Ray pictured in his senior year of high school to now.

Alumni Spotlight: Joshua Ray (’94) Celebrates His First Year of Teaching

Meryl Turner, Staff Writer February 11, 2022
Joshua Ray graduated from Central High School in 1994. Looking back on those four years, his best memory was...
JAMES BAXTER CLASS OF (77)- Central High School graduate James Baxter works in the healthcare industry

Alumni Spotlight: James Baxter (’77) Says Central Prepared Him for His Future

Amber Burchfield, Staff Writer January 27, 2022

Central class of 1977 graduate James Baxter said his time at Central High School and the activities he was involved with helped him prepare for his future. After finishing high school, Baxter left Central ...

PRODUCING THE NEWS -- Savannah Smith (17) is a producer for WVLT news in Knoxville. She was the editor of the Central Digest in 2016-17.

Former Editor-in-Chief Savannah Smith (’17) Now a Producer for WVLT-TV in Knoxville

Karleigh Schwarzl, Editor-In-Chief January 21, 2022

Savannah Smith is a graduate of the Central High School, class of 2017.  Smith was heavily involved during her four years at Central. She was a part of the concert band where she played trumpet and the...

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: JOSH SIZEMORE (18) MARCHES ON WITH PRIDE OF THE SOUTHLAND MARCHING BAND -- Josh Sizemore during the march to Neyland Stadium.

Alumni Spotlight: Josh Sizemore (’18) Marches on with Pride of the Southland Marching Band

MacKenzie Farner , Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Central class of 2018 graduate Josh Sizemore reflects on his time at Central, the activities he was involved in, his accomplishments during his time at Central, and his steady transition into college life...

CENTRAL ALUMNI ERIC STITTS DESCRIBES THE LASTING IMPACT CENTRAL HAS ON HIS LIFE -- Eric Stitts stands in front of First Baptist Daytona Beach where he currently serves as Senior Pastor.

Central Alumni Eric Stitts Describes the Lasting Impact Central Has on His Life

Sarah Katheron Latham, Copy Editor November 24, 2021

High School is to be used as a launching pad to whatever students are called to be. This education and community helps students to reach their fullest potential and change the world.  These statements...

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: TANNER ROBINSON, ONE OF THE FIRST STAN THE POUNDER MEN -- Tanner Robinson pictured above.

Alumni Spotlight: Tanner Robinson (’13), One of Central’s First ‘Stan the Pounder Man’

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Tanner Robinson graduated from Central High in 2013. Looking back at his four years here at Central, most would say he had a great high school experience. One of his biggest accomplishments at Central...

JARED EDDY COACHING AT A CROSS COUNTRY MEET

Alumni Spotlight: 2017 Mr. Central, Jared Eddy, Shares His Experience at Central

Kendra Jones, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

Central class of 2017 and Mr. Central, Jared Eddy, reflects on his time at Central, including the activities he was involved in, accomplishments he made, and his transition from high school to his career...

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: STEPHEN HORTEN (71) RECALLS HIS TIME AT CENTRAL -- Hortens Senior photo.

Alumni Spotlight: Stephen Horten (’71) Recalls His Time At Central

Landon Cook, Staff Writer October 7, 2021

Central High School shows recognition to the generations before, especially the ones who were a part of something special. One distinguished alumni in specific, Stephen Horten, part of the Class of 1971,...

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