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Central Alumnus Erin Lucas Ruminates On Her Time at Central

Central Alumnus Erin Lucas Ruminates On Her Time at Central

Sam Helmholtz, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


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The majority of students at some point during their school career have wondered at least once what their Algebra class could possibly translate into in the real world. Central alumnus Erin Lucas is a shining example of how the principles taught in math class are utilized in life. Lucas is an informatics...

Former Student Robert Ellis Continues to Persevere in the Information Technology Department

Former Student Robert Ellis Continues to Persevere in the Information Technology Department

Bailey Brantingham, Video Editor

November 4, 2018


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Many people believe that when it comes to your dreams, giving up is not an option. This statement hits close to home for Central attendee Robert Ellis. Robert Ellis started attending Central in 1990, just as scared as the other freshmen. He had the dream of becoming a marine biologist or biological...

Alumni Spotlight: Shelby Glover Moves From Central High School to City Hall

Alumni Spotlight: Shelby Glover Moves From Central High School to City Hall

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


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Central High School has produced many remarkable alumni that took on the jobs of lawyers, doctors, and various other professions. Shelby Glover, a class of 2013 graduate, is no exception, as she now works in local government. After high school, Glover went on to attend the University of Tennessee...

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: Melony Martin Continues to Show School Spirit As Band Booster President

Kaylee York, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


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It seems like year after year, Central loses it's best students. However, some come back to do good for the school, or they go on to do bigger and better things. Melony Martin, who graduated in 1993, is a prime example of this. Two years after graduating from Central, she got married. Her job back...

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...

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