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2018 Hall of Honor inductees announced

LENOIR, NC (April 12, 2018)…The Caldwell County Schools will present the 16th Annual Hall of Honor induction ceremony on Friday, April 27, 6:00 pm at the JE Broyhill Civic Center in celebration of Caldwell County graduates who have made significant personal and professional contributions to their community.

The 2018 Hall of Honor inductees are Robert O. (Bob) Floyd, Jr., Gregory Paul Knight, and Cecil E. (Sonny) Viverette, Jr. Posthumous award will be presented to the family of Mary Hood Thompson.

Tickets are now on sale for $20 each at the Education Center until April 23. The Education Center is located at 1914 Hickory Blvd., SW, Lenoir.

Each year a 15-member selection committee representing communities in each high school district accept and review nominations for the Hall of Honor. A nominee must meet one of the following criteria to be considered as a candidate for the Hall of Honor: 1) be a graduate of a Caldwell County Schools, 2) while attending Caldwell County Schools was admitted to the NC School of Mathematics and Science or the NC School of the Arts and received a high school diploma from that institution, or 3)ended his/her secondary education as a Caldwell County Schools student, did not receive a high school diploma, but did receive a post-secondary degree from an institution of higher learning.

Nomination forms are available year-round at the Education Center. The program began in 2003, and since then, 76 Caldwell County graduates have been esteemed by their families, colleagues and friends as inductees in the Caldwell County Schools Hall of Honor.