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The Central Digest

SIBLING VALEDICTORIANS -- Frances Wilson, along with her brother, Dr. Sandy Wilson, reminisce  on their time at Central High School

Brother-Sister Valedictorians Credit Their Success to Academic Rigor at Central High

Preston Fore, Staff Writer May 3, 2016

Central High School has always encouraged its students to follow their dreams and strive for greatness. Dr. Sandy Wilson, along with his sister, Frances, were nothing less of exceptional throughout their...

MARTHA FAYE BLABON REMEMBERS CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL -- A proud Central graduate, Martha Faye Blabon, reminisces on her time at Central.

From the Merry Mac Club to May Day, Martha Blabon Fondly Remembers Central High School

Hannah Stone, Columnist March 24, 2016

When Central Alumni Martha Faye Blabon retired from her banking job in Florida, she moved back to her beloved home town of Chattanooga, Tennessee. After such a long time away, one would think the new retiree...

JUST AN EVERYDAY ICE CATHEDRAL IN SWEDEN -- During Ryan Adamss year abroad, he discovered this ice cathedral in Kiruna, Sweden.

2010 Central Graduate Ryan Adams Working Towards a P.h.D

Shelby Campbell, Staff Writer March 21, 2016

Central High School has hundreds of accomplished alumni members, including Ryan Adams, a Central graduate who has gone on to do some incredible things. During his time at Central, Adams was an honor...

ALUMNI NIKKI SMITH -- Former Central student flashes back to her high school years.

Former Central Student Nikki Henegar Smith Reminisces on High School Years

Celisia Snakenberg, Staff Writer March 9, 2016

Nikki Henegar Smith graduated from Central High School in 1995 with an Honors Diploma. She did not play any sports, but she was a member of the Student Council, Tri-Hi-Y, and the French Club. Nikki thoroughly...

 CENTRAL ALUM JESSICA SCOTT WORKS AS A PHYSICIANS ASSISTANT -- 02 Alum, Jessica Scott, exceeds all the limits after graduation from Central High School!

Jessica Scott (’02) Went From Softball Star to Physician’s Assistant

Josh Sizemore, Staff Writer March 3, 2016

Central High School prepares its graduates to go into nearly any field in the career world. Jessica Scott is a Central alum who graduated in 2002 and now works as a physician's assistant for Dr. Jay Jolley...

CENTRAL ALUM JOHN GARRISON SHOWS HIS STRENGTH  -- Central alum and powerlifter John Garrison prepares for a lift.

Powerlifting Event at the Grit House is a Success

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer February 22, 2016

The Southern Powerlifting Federation held an event at the Grit House in Cleveland on August 31. Overall, there were 42 competitors at this event from the Chattanooga and Knoxville area, seven of which...

TRANSFORMATION -- (Left) Eric Dills senior picture in the 1999 yearbook; (right) Eric with his wife, Julie, on a recent youth ski trip.

Eric Dill, Class of ’99, Still Has an Impact on the Harrison-Ooltewah Area

Jadyn Snakenberg, Copy Editor January 29, 2016

Central High School impacts its students in ways few other high schools do. Alumni are proud to be a part of the history and tradition of such a great school, and many of them continue to serve Central...

David Wilson (’66) Edited the Digest, Worked 40 Years in Credit Union

Allie Nedeau, Editor-in-Chief January 8, 2016

Alumni, David Wilson served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Central Digest in 1966. The Central Digest was originally an actual newspaper that was published on a weekly basis. "The Digest was very popular,...

IVE GOT IT! IVE GOT IT! -- Central ALum, Heather Randolph, shows major enthusiasm in her pitch.

Heather Randolph – A Softball Legend in Many Halls of Fame

Samantha Scott, Staff Writer January 6, 2016

Central High School is still a part of Heather Randolph's family. The 1992 graduate was an extremely successful athlete in high school and continues to proudly represent Central alumni today. Throughout...

DODGER IN THE STUDIO -- Patrick Mashburn, 94 Alum, spends his days at the studio  in Evansville, Indiana.

Patrick Mashburn (’94) Entertains as ‘Dodger’ of Evansville’s Classic Rock Station, 107.5 WABX

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer November 9, 2015

Patrick Mashburn is a Central Class of '94 graduate who makes a living entertaining thousands of people every day. Many know him as "Dodger," the idiosyncratic radio personality of the Evansville, Indiana...

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