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Candace McLean (’04) Always Works Hard to Help Children in Need

Candace McLean (’04) Always Works Hard to Help Children in Need

Kirstin Langton, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Alumni Spotlight, Showcase

Helping others is one of the best deeds that one can do. Candace McLean, who graduated from Central in 2004, works to do whatever she can to help children in need. During high school, McLean was only an average student, as she did not enjoy education and learning at the time. After starting college,...

Central Alumnus, Chuck Flora, Reflects on his Successful High School Career

Central Alumnus, Chuck Flora, Reflects on his Successful High School Career

Abby Young, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


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Every student at Central contributes to the school's overall success and atmosphere in their own way. Few students, however, go above and beyond the expected standards. Alumnus Charles "Chuck" Flora is an exceptional example of a student who went beyond the norm to enhance Central overall. Flora began...

Central Alumnus Alan Hulgan (’65) Regards Engineering Retirement as ‘The Best Job’ He Has Ever Had

Central Alumnus Alan Hulgan (’65) Regards Engineering Retirement as ‘The Best Job’ He Has Ever Had

Preston Fore, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019


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For many, high school will consist of some of the most memorable aspects of a student's life. Class of 1965 Alumnus Alan Hulgan believes in this sentiment, certain that Central prepared him greatly for monumental life experiences following high school. "I entered Chattanooga State in the fall of 1965...

Cliff Morgan (’96) Continues A Legacy Beyond Baseball

Cliff Morgan (’96) Continues A Legacy Beyond Baseball

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

March 27, 2019


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Central High School has a long-standing tradition of producing outstanding athletes, Cliff Morgan is no exception. Before graduating in 1996, Morgan created an impressive list of baseball accomplishments. He was an all-district, all-region, and all-state player for three years. During his junior year,...

Ezra Reynolds Prevails as a Computer Technician

Ezra Reynolds Prevails as a Computer Technician

Kiersten Helmholtz, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


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As adolescents reach adulthood, there is one recurring question that they receive: what are your career interests? For some students, such a question  yields a simple answer, however, other students would not be able to come up with an answer because their school does not offer courses that interest...

Alumni Spotlight: Stephen Barham Prospers as an Attorney

Alumni Spotlight: Stephen Barham Prospers as an Attorney

Jack Graham and DayOnna Carson

January 30, 2019


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Central High School has produced many successful and remarkable people. This is no exception with Stephen Barham of the graduating class of 1991. He went from studying about his country and its laws from the history classroom to being a part of the court system, and applying America's laws to clients...

Central Alum Paula Holmberg Cherishes Her Time Spent in High School

Central Alum Paula Holmberg Cherishes Her Time Spent in High School

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

January 24, 2019


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Central High's alumni are a major part of the culture of the school. Many of them have a great love and respect for Central and have also decided to send their kids through it; Paula Holmberg is just one example of this. She graduated in 1990, and ranked 18 out of 320 students. At the time Holmberg...

Former Student and Track Runner Christopher Smith Succeeds in Business After Graduating Central

Former Student and Track Runner Christopher Smith Succeeds in Business After Graduating Central

Baylee Ellis, Video Editor

January 24, 2019


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Central Alum Christopher Smith graduated high school as part of the class of 1999. During his time at Central, Smith participated in both track and cross country, along with his involvement in the ROTC program. Right after graduation, he decided to join the army in which he participated in for nine yea...

Real Estate Appraiser Mark Hinson Opens Up About His Experience at Central

Real Estate Appraiser Mark Hinson Opens Up About His Experience at Central

Airicka Richardson and DayOnna Carson

January 15, 2019


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High school is often regarded as a place of self discovery and the development of meaningful friendships among adolescents. This has also applied to alumni Mark Hinson, who graduated from Central in 1977. “[My experience at Central] was really good. I enjoyed it and still have friends that I made...

Class of 1969 Mr. Central and Chattanooga Hall of Fame Nominee Larry McGill Looks Back On Many Accomplishments

Class of 1969 Mr. Central and Chattanooga Hall of Fame Nominee Larry McGill Looks Back On Many Accomplishments

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


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Class of 1969 graduate, Larry McGill, left quite an impression while attending Central. Additionally, he got many supporters outside of school and throughout the community. McGill attended Central all four years, and was involved in many sports including basketball, baseball, and golf. McGill was also...

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