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Chattanooga Central History Archives Team (CCHAT) Discovers Central Book of Honor

The Lookout Chapter of the National Honor Society of 1933 started manually publishing this Book of Honor “to trace the achievements of past students of Central since its organization in 1907.” Their goal was for future members of the Society to continue researching classes prior to 1933 and record honors recipients of future classes, thus inspiring students to attain more and still greater honors for Alma Mater.

Dedication of Book of Honor read: To the past students of Central, who by their zeal and industry have won honors for Alma Mater, and to students of the future, whom we challenge to the fullest and best use of their mental endowment and God-given talents that through their character, scholarship, leadership, and service they may richly live and devotedly serve Alma Mater, we the Lookout Chapter of the National Honor Society dedicate this Book of Honor.  Subsequent National Honor Society Classes continued this tradition through 1967.

Click on the link in the header to read this book.


Graduated from Central in 1965. Had the honor of being Mr. Central 1965. Started on the Central Basketball Team for three years and was a member of the Track Team in my senior year. Shared command with Bryant Millsaps of the Central JROTC unit in my senior year. Other activites at Central are documented in the 1963 -1965 Champions. Received an athletic scholarship and played Division I College Basketball for four years. When I graduated from Auburn in 1969, I was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Army Adjutant General Corps and served 25 years on active duty, retiring in 1994. Some of the military awards I earned include the Legion of Merit, one Meritorious Service Medal for Achievement, six Meritorious Service Medals for Service, Joint Service Medal for Achievement, two Army Commendations Medals, and Viet Nam Service Medal. After retirement in 1994, I became a Real Estate Broker until my second retirement in 2010. I am passionate about Central History and am pleased to be Administrator of this Blog/Site.

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