2018 LCHS Hall of Fame class to be honored Friday during Lincoln-Boyle game

Published 11:58 am Thursday, January 25, 2018

The latest class of the Lincoln County High School Patriot Club Hall of Fame includes former athletes, a former educator and administrator and a community supporter.

The 2018 Hall of Fame Class, the fifth class to be inducted, includes five individuals with Kenny Mac Smith, Danny Godbey, Phyllis Cooley (posthumously), David Francis and Maurice Napier agreed upon unanimously by the selection committee.

A special ceremony to honor the five new Hall of Fame inductees will be held Friday night at LCHS prior to the Lincoln-Boyle basketball doubleheader and they will be introduced between the girls and boys games. 

Criteria to be considered for induction into the Hall of Fame included:

– Demonstrating outstanding success in academics, athletics or leadership while enrolled at LCHS.

– Demonstrating a recognizable degree of proficiency in these areas after graduating from LCHS.

– Making an outstanding contribution to the students and staff of LCHS as a teacher, coach, administrator, or as a supportive member of the community.

– Must be out of high school a minimum of 10 years.

– May be either living or dead.

The previous Hall of Fame classes were:

2014 – Jack Portwood (posthumously), Lloyd McGuffey (posthumously), Nancy Leedy, Bill Ed Leedy, Ann Booth, and Jonathan Smith.

2015 – Jack Denny Johnson, John Kolasa, Jeremy Simpson, Short Saufley, Donald Wooldridge, and Tim Estes.

2016 – Roger Meek, Cassandra McWorter, Larry Phillips, Shannon Hatter, Dorris Kelsor (posthumously), and Stuart Underwood.

2017 – Henry Baughman, Jim Baughman, Bruce Edgington, Karen Hatter, Cal Smith (posthumously) and Jason Todd.