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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: CANDACE MCLEAN -- Candace McLean at a Central High School dance among her friends.

Candace McLean (’04) Always Works Hard to Help Children in Need

Kirstin Langton, Staff Writer April 12, 2019

Helping others is one of the best deeds that one can do. Candace McLean, who graduated from Central in 2004, works to do whatever she can to help children in need. During high school, McLean was only an...

CENTRAL ALUMNUS, CHUCK FLORA, REFLECTS ON HIS SUCCESSFUL HIGH SCHOOL CAREER -- Class of 1971 graduate, Chuck Flora, is proud of his hard work at Central that led him to the fulfilling life he enjoys now.

Central Alumnus, Chuck Flora, Reflects on his Successful High School Career

Abby Young, Staff Writer April 4, 2019

Every student at Central contributes to the school's overall success and atmosphere in their own way. Few students, however, go above and beyond the expected standards. Alumnus Charles "Chuck" Flora is...

ALAN HULGAN (65) IS NOW RECENTLY A RETIRED ENGINEER -- Hulan reminisces about his time at Central High School.

Central Alumnus Alan Hulgan (’65) Regards Engineering Retirement as ‘The Best Job’ He Has Ever Had

Preston Fore, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2019

For many, high school will consist of some of the most memorable aspects of a student's life. Class of 1965 Alumnus Alan Hulgan believes in this sentiment, certain that Central prepared him greatly for...

CLIFF MORGAN (96) CONTINUES A LEGACY BEYOND BASEBALL-- Morgan (left) stand with his daughter Tatum Morgan(Center) and Wife (Stacy)

Cliff Morgan (’96) Continues A Legacy Beyond Baseball

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist March 27, 2019

Central High School has a long-standing tradition of producing outstanding athletes, Cliff Morgan is no exception. Before graduating in 1996, Morgan created an impressive list of baseball accomplishments....

EZRA REYNOLDS PREVAILS AS A COMPUTER TECHNICIAN -- Ezra Reynolds made it his goal to pursue engineering or programming after graduating from Central.

Ezra Reynolds Prevails as a Computer Technician

Kiersten Helmholtz, Staff Writer March 26, 2019

As adolescents reach adulthood, there is one recurring question that they receive: what are your career interests? For some students, such a question  yields a simple answer, however, other students would...

STEPHEN BARHAM PROSPERS AS A COURTROOM ATTORNEY -- Central graduate Stephen Barham still appreciates his fond memories of Central as he practices as a lawyer and helps  maintain the website of his law agency.

Alumni Spotlight: Stephen Barham Prospers as an Attorney

Jack Graham and DayOnna Carson January 30, 2019

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...

CENTRAL ALUM PAULA HOLMBERG REFLECTS ON HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCES -- After graduation, Paula Holmberg pursued a degree in radiology and is currently employed at Parkridge Hospital.

Central Alum Paula Holmberg Cherishes Her Time Spent in High School

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer January 24, 2019

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...

FORMER TRACK MEMBER CHRISTOPHER SMITH SUCCEEDS IN BUSINESS -- Central Alum, Christopher Smith, pursues a career in business after participating in the U.S. Army for nine years.

Former Student and Track Runner Christopher Smith Succeeds in Business After Graduating Central

Baylee Ellis, Video Editor January 24, 2019

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...

REAL ESTATE APPRAISER MARK HINSON OPENS UP ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCE AT CENTRAL -- Alumni Mark Hinson regards his memories at Central very highly. The 1997 graduate has continued his success in the real estate field.

Real Estate Appraiser Mark Hinson Opens Up About His Experience at Central

Airicka Richardson and DayOnna Carson January 15, 2019

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...

CLASS OF 1969 MR. CENTRAL AND CHATTANOOGA HALL OF FAME NOMINEE LARRY MCGILL LOOKS BACK ON MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS-- Alumni Larry Mcgill, reminisces on time at Central High.

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

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...