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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest


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,...

JAMES WALKER IS HAMILTON COUNTYS NEWEST SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER -- James Walker is sworn in as the newest member of the Hamilton County School Board.

Central Graduate, James Walker (’84) Is Hamilton County’s Newest School Board Member

Tyson Dean, Staff Writer September 27, 2021

Hamilton County has a school board that overflows with people who want nothing but the best for the students that attend Hamilton County Schools. Former Chattanooga Central graduate, James Walker, dives...

Nine New Members Inducted into Centrals Sports Hall of Fame

Nine New Members Inducted into Central’s Sports Hall of Fame

Justin Ramirez, Staff Writer September 22, 2021

Central High School's Sports Hall of Fame added nine new members to its long list of distinguished athletes after its induction Friday, Sept. 17. The respective inductees and their families enjoyed a barbecue...

FORMER DIGEST EDITOR ALLIE NEDEAU ANASTAS IS NOW AN EDUCATOR -- Anastas, with her fellow teachers, is ready for a field day at Jasper Elementary School.

Former Digest Editor Allie Nedeau Anastas is Now an Educator

Sarah Katheron Latham, Copy Editor September 20, 2021

Chattanooga Central High School Alumni are currently all around the world making a positive impact.  One of those valued alumni is Allie Nedeau Anastas.  The 2016 graduate after serving on the Central...

WALT BRALEY (13) CONTINUES HIS CAREER IN COMMUNICATION YEARS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL -- Walt Braley is excited with his career and whats to come.

Alumni Spotlight: Walt Braley (’13) Continues His Career in Communication Years After High School

Logan Stegmaier, Videographer September 20, 2021

It has been several of years since Central Alumnus and previous Homecoming King Walt Braley graduated from Central High School. In that time, Braley accomplished much. Similar to many other students, Central...

DUTCH FIELDS OF HONOR FOUNDATION HONORS CENTRAL GRADUATE AND WWII VETERAN -- Portraits and newspaper clippings of Lieutenant Crockett include his senior pictures and military portrait.

Dutch Fields of Honor Foundation Honors Central Graduate and WWII Hero James Crockett

Sarah Katheron Latham, Copy Editor September 14, 2021

A Central High School alum who graduated in 1941 and volunteered to fight in World War II has been honored by a Dutch non-profit organization. With help from Buffy Hoge, president of the Central High Alumni...

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: DOUGLAS WILLIAMS (77) ENTERS THE DISTINGUISHED HALL OF FAME -- Dr. Williams gives the class of 2021 advice on things to remember in life after graduation.

Alumni Spotlight: Douglass Williams (’77) Enters the Distinguished Hall of Fame

Haroun Ghazi, Staff Writer May 17, 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021 Class Night was held in Central's gym. During the award's ceremony, 7 distinguished Alumni were inducted into the Distinguished Hall of Fame of Central Alumni and Supporters: Dr. Douglas...

JAMES GILBERT SHOWS CENTRAL SPIRIT (79) -- This is an image of James Gilberts Family

Alumni Spotlight: James Gilbert (’79) was Involved with Digest, JROTC and Football

Logan Stegmaier, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Central High School has always created an environment of teaching and community involvement over the many years since the school was established. Many different students with various backgrounds have attended...

SUSAN KENDALL, CLASS OF 1978 -- Alumna Susan Kendall pictured during her time at Central.

Alumni Spotlight: Susan Kendall (’78) Carries School Spirit Even After Retirement

Bailey Brantingham, Editor March 25, 2021

Throughout the decades, there have been many Central alumni who can say they truly represented their school. Among these, Susan Kendall, class of 1978, has shown a true dedication to Central even after...

JAMES WALKER CONTINUES TO SUPPORT CENTRAL -- James Walker (top row, left) pictured with Principal Phil Iannarone and members of Centrals Alumni Association.

Alumni Spotlight: James Walker (’84) Continues to Serve Community and Central

Luke Keown, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

Central High has produced many students that have gone on to leave a legacy in the Harrison community; few have had such a positive impact as 1984 graduate James Walker. During his time at Central,...