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The Central Digest

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

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...

CENTRAL ALUM BRENT GOLDBERG BECOMES CBO OF HAMILTON COUNTY SCHOOLS -- Class of 95 Brent Goldberg becomes the new CBO of Hamilton County Schools, replacing Christie Jordan.

Central Alum Brent Goldberg becomes CBO of Hamilton County Schools

Jake Johns, Copy Editor January 10, 2019

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...

CENTRAL ALUMNUS AND JROTC BATTALION EXECUTIVE OFFICER KEVIN MARTIN EXCELS IN LAW FIELD -- Kevin Martin, a former student and JROTC member. Kevin currently works as a lawyer for FirstView, LLC.

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

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer January 10, 2019

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...

CENTRAL ALUMNUS MORGAN LYNCH NOW SODDY DAISY EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION TEACHER --- (Left to right) Hannah Walker (18) was supported by Morgan Lynch (12) at Centrals 2018 graduation.

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

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer December 23, 2018

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...

CENTRAL ALUMNUS ERIN LUCAS RUMINATES ON HER TIME AT CENTRAL -- Alumnus Erin Lucas (mid left) and her husband, Mike Lucas, (mid right) devote time with their children Mia (far right) and Evan (far left).

Central Alumnus Erin Lucas Ruminates On Her Time at Central

Sam Helmholtz, Staff Writer November 13, 2018

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...

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