Central High School inducted four new members to the Central High School Hall of Fame. Inductees were introduced and honored at the football game last Friday night. These new inductees are Mr. Kelly Edwards, Mr. W. S. Harman, Mr. Floyd Lewis, and Ms. LaTosha Parham.
The first inductee was Ms. LaTosha Parham, who graduated from Central High School in 1990. She was a four year letterman in girls basketball, lettered one year in track, was Miss Central High School 1990, a member of the Beta and French Club, and an honor graduate. Mrs. Mr. Jared Griffis Principal Central High School chs.carrollcountyschools.com 113 Central Road Carrollton, GA 30116 Phone: 770.834.3386 Fax: 770.832.0103 Facebook.com/centralhighlions Submitted by Linda Morris Twitter@Central_Lions Public Information Officer Parham went on to attend the University of West Georgia on a full athletic and academic scholarship where she earned degrees in Biology and Nursing. She has been a registered nurse for seventeen years and is currently the nurse manager at Tanner Medical Center.
The second inductee was Mr. Kelly Edwards, who graduated from Central High School in 1997. During high school, he played football, basketball, and baseball. For three consecutive years, he was named the Most Valuable Defensive lineman in football, Most Valuable Offensive player in baseball and to the All Area football and baseball teams. Edwards was named honorable mention on the All-State football team. He also served as the senior class president. Mr. Edwards was offered athletic scholarships in football and baseball. He chose to pursue baseball and played at Middle Georgia Junior College. After Middle Georgia, Mr. Edwards returned home to play baseball for the University of West Georgia. Mr. Edwards was a teacher and coach at Central High School for ten years before moving into administration. He currently serves as Assistant Principal at Central High.
The third inductee was Mr. Floyd Lewis, a 1990 graduate of Central High School. He played on Central’s 1986 and 1987 AA State Championship football teams. During his senior year, Floyd was on the All-County football team, honorable mention All-State football player, and was selected to play in the Georgia-Florida high school all-star football game. In 1990, Mr. Lewis signed a letter of intent for a football scholarship to attend the University of Georgia. Following college, Mr. Lewis began to pursue a career in law enforcement. He has worked for the Carroll County, Athens-Clarke County, and Douglas County Sheriff’s Offices.
The final inductee of the evening was Mr. W. S. Harman. After earning a degree from the University of Georgia in Vocational Agriculture, Mr. Harman embarked on a 35 year career in education. His first position was a vocational agriculture teacher in Plains, Georgia. In 1964, Mr. Harman returned to Carroll County as the Central High School vocational agriculture teacher. During Mr. Harman’s tenure at Central HS, the Young Farmer’s Program was started. He held this position for nine years before becoming principal of Central Primary. He later became Assistant Superintendent of Carroll County Schools. Mr. Harman was a driving force in the development and construction of the vocational high school and Carroll County’s agricultural education center.
Each year Central High School selects outstanding members of the Central family for induction into the Central High School Hall of Fame.