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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...

Central Alum Brent Goldberg becomes CBO of Hamilton County Schools

Central Alum Brent Goldberg becomes CBO of Hamilton County Schools

Jake Johns, Copy Editor

January 10, 2019


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Throughout the years, Central High School has been home to many talented musicians, doctors, and even business professionals. Brent Goldberg, a graduate of the class of 1995, is no exception. As the current Chief Business Officer, Christie Jordan, prepares for retirement, Goldberg continues to anticipate...

Former Student and JROTC Battalion Executive Officer Kevin Martin Excels in Law Field

Former Student and JROTC Battalion Executive Officer Kevin Martin Excels in Law Field

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019


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Central has equipped countless students for their future education and careers. Kevin Martin is a great example of a student who has fulfilled his educational and occupational dreams. Martin, who graduated in 1992, received multiple post-high school educational degrees and currently works as a lawyer. At...

Morgan Lynch (’12) Now is Elementary Exceptional Education Teacher

Morgan Lynch (’12) Now is Elementary Exceptional Education Teacher

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

December 23, 2018


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Morgan Lynch graduated with the class of 2012 wanting to continue her education in college. Lynch is now an exceptional education teacher at Soddy Daisy Elementary, and she loves her job. Central High School gave her tools like independence and discipline, which have carried into her career. During...

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...

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