Hall of Fame

Chetham County School District is proud to announce the launch of Chetham County School Hall.

Twelve prominent Cheetah County teachers are being invited to the opening room.

First Class Members (in alphabetical order) –

Christine Bell: Christine Bell began her career in 1947 at the School of Neptune in the Chetham County School District. She later taught at Fai Trice School and Bethel School. When Bethel School closed, it opened in 1968 and joined the staff at West Chetham Elementary School. A.D. Until her retirement in 1993, she taught elementary education at WCES for 25 years. Bell was an elementary school teacher who deeply loved his student. She was always dressed, her hair was done, she was wearing lipstick and she was ready to challenge every student every day. Her exciting, unique voice brought the room into a story or lesson of the hour. She knew she was walking around the room with a wooden backpack. If she did not pay attention to the tone of her voice, they quickly learned that she was working on the palm of her hand. Teach your student to love, respect, and respect everyone.

Brenda Boite: Brenda Boite started her career in 1962 at Chetham County School District, teaching English at Katam County Central High School. At the age of 46, she taught the first class of art at CCCHS, reviewed and taught CCCHS teachers, and established an English and math two enrollment program to help students transfer credit to most colleges. Boite attended Chetham County Schools and spent most of her career at CCCHS until her retirement in 2008. Boite, who is known for her English teaching, always wanted the best from her students. Your student’s “majority” appreciates your high standards and expectations. This is one of the reasons why many CCCHS graduates have good grammar and strong literary background. To this day, many of your former students proudly say – hands down – Boite was a favorite high school teacher.

Mike Davidson: Mike Davidson started teaching in 1973 in Everton County. A year later he became a teacher and trainer at Pegram Elementary School and joined the Chetham County School District. After five years at PES, he resigned. Opened in 1979, he moved to Harps Junior High School. He taught middle school math and physical education at Harps. A.D. In 1998, he was appointed Assistant Principal of Harpet High School. Until his retirement in 2008. HMS Gymnasium has been named in his honor. Mr. D, as he was called, was admired by countless students for his incredible desire to teach, his amazing sense of humor, and his unparalleled ability in classroom storytelling and entertainment. Any student who is eligible for a D class can tell you that, although they have learned a lot, they have, above all, found one of the most fun, funny and exciting teachers the district has ever known.

Francis Hall: Frances Hall started her career in 1966 as an assistant at East Chetham Elementary School in the Chetham County School District. He started at the 42-year-old Hall College in 1967 – the same year her son became a college student and her youngest daughter began first grade. After earning her degree, She began teaching at ECES in 1971 and later retired in 2007 at both Shomamo Middle School and Ashland Elementary School. In Tennessee. Her life has been a blessing to the people of Chetham County for generations. She touched countless individuals through her historic teaching and zealous service to the Lord. During her 41 years as a teacher, learning has always been fun for her student, and she knows she stands at her desk and dances for her student. She brings out the best in your student and wants you to enjoy learning all the time.

Gary Hines: Gary Hins began his career in 1967 as a teacher at Kingston Spring Elementary School in the Chetham County School District, and six years later he became the principal. When Harpat Junior High School opened in 1979, he was named principal. Hens took over as principal when he was a junior high school student in 1985. Where he remained until his retirement in 1999. It is said that if a principal is able to make a retirement plan, he will be Hens. Many administrators and teachers have led him to him for years. Hins was a kind man who spent countless hours in sports and school events. Known for his ingenuity, he does everything for the students and the teachers.

Mike LockerMike Locker started his career in 1971 in the Chetham County School District. During his career he taught at both Sycomor Junior High School and Chetham County Central High School. Loved and respected agricultural teacher Locker taught for 31 years. He served as the district overseer for eight years until his retirement in 2010. He has been a bus driver for 40 years and has coached several CCCHS freshman girls basketball teams. Years. Locker loved school, life and farming. He was kind, helpful, helpful, funny and respectful. In addition, it had a profound effect not only on those enrolled in agricultural education but also on every student enrolled through CCCHS. As a career director, he always puts teachers and students first in his decisions that will help them succeed in life.

Cordol Major: Cordell Major began his career in 1959 at the Chetham County School District, where he served as principal of the Trice School until 1965. As a principal, he coached men’s and women’s basketball teams. A.D. In 1965 he moved to Chetham County Central High School, where he taught agriculture, ornamental gardening, and science. At CCCHS, he is the future chairman of American Farmers and is proud to see his students succeed in competitions such as soil judging, parliamentary practice, agriculture, landscaping and more. A.D. He retired from CCCS in 1996. He also coached league baseball teams in the community for many years, teaching the players not only the skills of the game but also the life skills.

Viva Lee Remer: Viva Lee Remmer began her career in 1941 in the Robertson County School District, where she taught for five years. She joined the Chetham County School District in 1946 and taught at Pinnock School until 1957. When East Chetham Elementary School opened in 1957, she joined the school staff until she retired in 1980. Eight years. At an early age, she felt God’s call to be a teacher. Those who know Raymer have learned to respect and love her for her commitment, courage, and genuine interest in them. Many of your students came to school hungry for love, and she gave her life and energy to have a positive impact on their lives. In a letter written before her death, Raymer described her 41 years in class as “very good.”

Dr. Alvin Rose: Dr. Alvin Rose began his career in 1969 by teaching history at Chetham County Central High School in the Katam County School District. He taught at CCCHS for seven years, then served as assistant principal for one year. A.D. In 1976 he was appointed CCCHS Principal – a position he served for 13 years. In 1989, Dr. Rose was appointed Woreda High School Superintendent. A.D. He served there until his retirement in 2010. In terms of education, Chetham County has always held a high position. Over the years, he has served as a great counselor to his students and colleagues. His organizational skills, knowledge, friendship, and great smile inspired everyone in the district. Dr. Rose has left his mark in Katam County, and his impact will continue for generations to come.

Jimmy stack: Jimmy Steak began his career in 1971 at the Chetham County School District, teaching at Ashland City Elementary School, Exciting Vision Elementary School, and Katam County Central High School. He coached primarily at CCCHS Algebra and served as Cuban football coach from 1986-1990, leading the team to two state qualifiers. Stack was elected superintendent of both schools in 1992 and 1996; In 2000, he was the first director of a school. During his time as Superintendent, he oversaw the largest building program in county history as four schools were built and / or renovated. The cluster system was developed during their tenure. Stack was a member of the Tennessee School Superintendents’ Association and was appointed by his peers to serve on the TOSS Board of Directors until his retirement in 2001.

Faye Shiaron: Fay Shearon began her career as a private kindergarten teacher. She In 1962, she joined the Chetham County School District. At CCCHS, she became a senior English teacher and taught home economics and speed-reading. She was the first golfer at CCCHS, sharing her passion for the sport with students and helping to make the golf program a success. A.D. After her retirement in 1991, she worked with students who left home. Throughout her career, many students and teachers have turned to her for advice and wisdom on school and personal matters. Many students say that their success in life was due to her encouragement, influence, and interactions with them in the classroom. In addition to being a special teacher, she has participated in many events in the Cheetah County community.

Carrie Street: In 1926, Carry Street, a native of Chetham County, began teaching at Harpt Valley School in Dixon County. She then taught at Chetham County Community Schools, Dog Creek and Chapmansborough. She taught at Kingston Spring Primary School in the 1940s, where she served as principal for over 20 years. She later taught and served as a teacher at Pegram Elementary School from 1962 to May 1973. Unmarried Street has helped shape the lives of many young people in South Chetham County. She knows she runs a strict school. Students, teachers, and parents honored her ability to lead both Kingston Springs and Pegram schools. Under the direction of the stars, they knew that things were in good hands. She inspired many young people and teachers to be more successful and influenced all who had the opportunity to learn and work with her. She is known to help provide food for needy students, provide board teachers at her home, and even raise two adopted sons.

The Hall of Fame honors individuals who have made a significant impact and who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of education in Chetham County.

“The first class of the Hall of Fame is a gold standard for teachers,” said Dr. Kathy Beck, director of Katam County Schools. “Individual members affected the lives of countless students and colleagues. Their influence continues to influence past, present, and future students.

A committee has been set up to select the hall, and candidates for next year’s class are being accepted by June 30, 2022.

Eligibility requirements for candidates include:

• Retired from CCSD for at least 5 years at a time.

• They must have distinguished themselves by showing exceptional leadership, character, and success while at CCCC for at least 20 years.

• Candidates after death will be accepted.

• Candidate’s brief biography (days of service and positions held).

• A brief narrative of the candidate’s significant academic contribution.

• Candidate forms with the required information are available below –

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