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

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 might become lonely. However, Mrs. Blabon fell back with the same old friends she made during...

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

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 student who juggled dual enrollment classes on top of all of his other classes and electives. Though,...

Former Central Student Nikki Henegar Smith Reminisces on 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 enjoyed high school, especially the social aspect of it. "Some of my favorite memories of...

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

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 at Southeastern Spine, which has been open since 2012. "Some kids you just know are going to...

Powerlifting Event at the Grit House is a Success

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 were members of the Grit House. Owner Nathan King was happy to use his facilities for this event as...

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

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 years after they have graduated. One of these alums is Eric Dill, who graduated from Central in 1999....

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, students couldn't wait for it to be published! It was a weekly event," stated Mr. David Wilson. The...

Heather Randolph – A Softball Legend in Many Halls of Fame

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 her time at Central, Heather played basketball, volleyball, and softball. In her senior year,...

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

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 classic rock station, 107.5 WABX . "I was a late-comer to radio," explained Mashburn. "Many...

Central Graduate Married Into Funeral Home Business

Central Graduate Married Into Funeral Home Business

Brooke Mathews, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015

Central High grad of 1974 Terry Lynn Williamson has worked at Williamson and Sons Funeral Home since 1993. Though it is an interesting job, she never imagined it as her permanent career. "I married into the field. My husband, Chuck, is one of the three generations that has carried on the business....

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