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Reuben Justice, Among First African American Central Graduates, Speaks to History Classes

Reuben Justice, Among First African American Central Graduates, Speaks to History Classes

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Central's classes have taken efforts this February to celebrate and honor black history month; art classes have experienced the history of African American face jugs, and history classes have had the opportunity to hear the experiences of one of the first African Americans to graduate from Central Hig...

Marjorie Ogle Reflects on Teaching for 36 Years at Central High School

Marjorie Ogle Reflects on Teaching for 36 Years at Central High School

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

"Miss Ogle, gave me a harder time than any teacher. I didn't understand at the time, but, as life revealed itself over the years, I realized she did it because she cared. I still strive every day to be a better writer. I couldn't have had a better teacher." -- Terri White, 1982 alumna

Alumni Spotlight: Tonia Martin (‘92) Assists Students with College Enrollment through Software Development

Alumni Spotlight: Tonia Martin (‘92) Assists Students with College Enrollment through Software Development

Jack Graham, Videographer

February 14, 2020

Over the years, Central High School has seen many students graduate. Many of these graduates have gone on to do things that have helped so many people. This is no exception with Central Graduate Tonia Martin. Having graduated in 1992, Mrs. Martin worked hard and studied diligently to keep her grades hi...

Alumni Spotlight: Kyndall Vaughn Now an English Teacher at Ooltewah

Alumni Spotlight: Kyndall Vaughn Now an English Teacher at Ooltewah

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Part of Central's goal when educating its students is to put them on a path towards success in whichever career they choose. Central is proud of the many students who have graduated and continued their education to become employed in impactful professions. One of Central's alumna was influenced by the...

Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Wnuk Shares How Being a Central Graduate has Impacted Her Life

Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Wnuk Shares How Being a Central Graduate has Impacted Her Life

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

Here at Central, the staff values students that graduate with a favorable career in mind. It is meaningful for incoming graduates to go down a career path that is both beneficial and unique to their skill sets. This is also the mindset of Central's Class of 2015 Alumna Kelly Wnuk, who values students...

Vance and Charlynne Fry (’54) Leave a Lasting Legacy of Service at Central High School

Vance and Charlynne Fry (’54) Leave a Lasting Legacy of Service at Central High School

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Central High School is blessed to have many alumni who continue to support students in various ways. Alumni Admiral Vance Fry and Charlynne Harris Fry were very involved students at Central, and they continue to find ways to be involved in their community and former high school. Charlynne and Vance...

Recent Central Graduate Flor Ramirez (’12) Excels as a Hair Stylist

Recent Central Graduate Flor Ramirez (’12) Excels as a Hair Stylist

Jack Graham, Videographer

October 28, 2019

Throughout its history, Central High School has produced numerous intelligent people that go on to succeed in the world; this is no exception to Central Alumna Flor Ramirez. A 2012 graduate, Ramirez enjoyed her time at Central, from the different classes that she took to the different groups she was...

Alumni Spotlight: Jadyn Snakenberg (’16) Returns to Central With Pride as a Student Teacher

Alumni Spotlight: Jadyn Snakenberg (’16) Returns to Central With Pride as a Student Teacher

Bailey Brantingham, Head Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Central is proud to produce successful students and give them a fun high school experience that makes them want to stay as long as they can. One of these students, Jadyn Snakenberg, graduated with the class of 2016 and has gained her Pounder Pride once again as she returns to Central as a student teacher. "My...

Alumni Spotlight: Harvard Graduate Richard “Ricky” Cooke (’62) Continues to Exhibit Valor and Supportiveness

Alumni Spotlight: Harvard Graduate Richard “Ricky” Cooke (’62) Continues to Exhibit Valor and Supportiveness

Cassandra Castillo, Copy Editor

October 3, 2019

Those who have fond memories of high school are usually students who were actively participating in extracurricular activities on campus. Central has had many alumni who have received many opportunities to do what they enjoy after graduating high school; this includes Class of 1962 Alumnus Richard Cooke. Cooke...

Jerry Summers (Class of ’59) Reflects on Time at Central Before His 53 Year Long Career as a Lawyer

Jerry Summers (Class of ’59) Reflects on Time at Central Before His 53 Year Long Career as a Lawyer

DayOnna Carson, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2019

Most everyone attributes their high school years as a time of transformative growth and self discovery. Over all the years that Central has been around, a multitude of students have went on to become successful, active members of members of society. That is no different for alumnus Jerry Summers. "Central...

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