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Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Watts Looks Back on Her Years at Central

Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Watts Looks Back on Her Years at Central

Bryson Eddy, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


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The halls of Central High have produced many hard workers. One of those hard workers is Lisa Watts, a 25-year registered nurse who currently works at Memorial North Park Hospital. Prior to attending Central for her junior and senior years, she attended to Tyner High. "Even though I started going to...

Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer White Continues To Pursue Her Passion After Graduation

Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer White Continues To Pursue Her Passion After Graduation

Amber King, Video Editor/ Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


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Since the construction of the new Central High School in 1969, hundreds of students have walked through its halls.  Every student, however, eventually leaves Central's halls behind and begins a new chapter of life. One graduate, Jennifer White, has her own to tell. After graduating, she went on to...

Alumni Spotlight: Meagan Pritchard Shows How She Got Her “Sweet Beginnings”

Alumni Spotlight: Meagan Pritchard Shows How She Got Her “Sweet Beginnings”

Hannah Walker, Video Editor

May 13, 2018


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Class of 2011 alumna, Meagan Pritchard, has had generous amounts of success after graduating from Central High School. Since her time at Central, she has achieved an associate's degree from Chattanooga State Community College and opened her own 4D ultrasound business called Sweet Beginnings right off...

Former Central JROTC Member, Jeanine White, Now a Colonel at Pentagon

Former Central JROTC Member, Jeanine White, Now a Colonel at Pentagon

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

May 13, 2018


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“My favorite thing about Central was the JROTC program, the comradery, and the friendships forged while active in the Drill Team, Color Guard, Rangers, and Disc and Diamond Club,” stated Jeanine White. Jeanine White graduated in the class of 1989 at Central High School. She found an interest in...

Alumni Spotlight: Sara Walker Continues to Display Success Following High School Graduation

Alumni Spotlight: Sara Walker Continues to Display Success Following High School Graduation

Bailey Brantingham, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Many students are faced with the tough decision of choosing a career. This was no different for Central High School alumna, Sara Walker. Sara Walker attended Central High School in 2007 and graduated with the class of 2011. While in high school, Sara was involved in many different extracurricular...

Alumni Spotlight: Shelley Pritchard Continues to Leave a Positive Impact on Students

Alumni Spotlight: Shelley Pritchard Continues to Leave a Positive Impact on Students

Madi Blackburn, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Ms. Shelley Pritchard, an assistant principal at Signal Mountain Middle/High School, has contributed to the illustrious reputation of Central's alumni in the years following her graduation. Once a Central student who became a Chemistry teacher, Pritchard embodies the true spirit of a Central Pounder. "Central...

Alumni Spotlight: Mrs. Judy Phillips Continues to Show Her Support for Central

Alumni Spotlight: Mrs. Judy Phillips Continues to Show Her Support for Central

Haylee Smith, Columnist

March 22, 2018


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Mrs. Judy Phillips, from the class of 1960, has played a crucial role in Central High School's alumni for many years with an ongoing legacy. As the former secretary for Central's Alumni association, she has always stayed true to her purple pride. "I have served as secretary until January of this year...

Alumni Spotlight: Zach Ames, Muscian, Comedian, Writer

Alumni Spotlight: Zach Ames, Muscian, Comedian, Writer

John Britt, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


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It could be said that a good amount of students dream of going to live in Los Angeles and living the life of an entertainer. However, most people do not ever achieve this goal. The ones that end up doing that have to work hard and be brave enough to handle going to somewhere that they do not know. Zach...

Alumni Spotlight: Ron Lowe Continues to Help Tutor Teens

Alumni Spotlight: Ron Lowe Continues to Help Tutor Teens

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


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Rob Lowe developed a strong desire for learning and knowledge at Central, which introduced him up to tutoring opportunities later on in his life. His educators at Central individually inspired his love for learning and shaped him into what he is today. They gave him the specific tools he needed to succeed...

Alumni Spotlight: Amy Clay Reminisces About Central’s Influence

Alumni Spotlight: Amy Clay Reminisces About Central’s Influence

Sam Helmholtz, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


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The staff at Central High School is hard working and inspiring. It is only natural that some of our alumni follow their example and begin their own teaching career. Amy Clay is one of such alumni that have dedicated their lives to teaching. Now, she is an English teacher at Sequoyah High School. "I...

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