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Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Board Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees

Marybeth McLain, community contributor • Sep 3, 2013 at 10:17 AM

KINGSPORT – The Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Board announced the Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2013: Eddie Durham, Barbara Goodlett, Beryl Shipley, Vince Staten, Dickie Warren and Bruce Wilder.

The 2013 Induction Ceremony will be held Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center in the Junior Ballroom. The ceremony is open to the public but seating is limited. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 the day of the event; lunch is provided.

"During the many years of existence of Dobyns-Bennett the school has graduated many students who continued their growth to extremely high levels of achievement and have made major contributions to society,” said D-B Alumni Association Past President Bill Lee. “The accomplishments of those in the Hall of Fame and the six new inductees are very impressive and I urge you to learn about these incredible men and women from Kingsport.”

The D-B Alumni Association Hall of Fame was established in 2009 and all inductees (photos and biographies) can be found online at D-B Alumni Association & Reunions on k12k.com.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Linc Jarvis, D-B Alumni Association President at (423) 246-6176 or Bill Lee at (423) 288.5400.

The Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association seeks to unite DBHS alumni and to keep them informed of community and school news. The mission is to support D-B so the various activities of their environment in which the school functions, will be improved and to keep thousands of graduates engaged in those activities. For more information, visit D-B Alumni Association & Reunions on k12k.com.

Kingsport City Schools is a public school system located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school and an alternative school; with total enrollment reaching 6,500 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused … World Class.

For more information on Kingsport City Schools (KCS), visit k12k.com, listen live on, WCSK 90.3 FM, The Voice of KCS, watch KCS Today on Charter Channel 16 at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook, Kingsport City Schools and on Twitter, @KptSchools.

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