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Published on October 23rd, 2015 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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Richland One to induct six into district’s Hall of Fame

Six new members will be inducted into the Richland One Hall of Fame in February, school district officials announced at a news conference.

The Richland One Hall of Fame was created to recognize alumni of Richland One schools and other persons throughout the district’s history who have made significant contributions to Richland One, their communities, their professions and society as a whole. Induction into the Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed upon individuals by the Richland One Board of School Commissioners. Sixty-four persons have been inducted since the Hall of Fame was established in 2004.

The Richland One Hall of Fame Induction Gala will be held the evening of Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Additional information about the gala will be announced later.

The six members of the 2015 Richland One Hall of Fame induction class are:

  • Raymond Bynoe, a 1971 graduate of A.C. Flora High School who is a trauma surgeon and an associate professor with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery;
  • Jean Margaret Smith Card, a 1982 graduate of Dreher High School who is the senior vice president for public affairs and administration for the Kids & Family Group, a division of Viacom Media Networks;
  • Yvonne E. Donald, a 1975 graduate of C.A. Johnson High School who serves as deputy director of the James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation in Columbia;
  • Charles “Charlie” William Fetner, a 1947 graduate of Columbia High School who served as a councilman for the City of Forest Acres from 1977 until his death in 2013;
  • Gerald Floyd, a native of Lake City, South Carolina who taught English, speech and dramatics at A.C. Flora High School and taught English at Dreher High School, retiring in 2003 after 43 years in the district; and
  • Harold White, a 1958 graduate of C.A. Johnson High School whose 44-year career in teaching and coaching included 36 years at the University of South Carolina, where he was the university’s first African-American coach.

For more information about the Richland One Hall of Fame, go to www.richlandone.org or contact Karen York in the Richland One Office of Communications at (803) 231-7504.

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