Kay Siewert Williams

Kay Siewert Williams was bookkeeper and secretary for 17 years at East Henderson High, where her husband Tom was basketball coach, starting in 1966 before she was Hendersonville City Schools’ main secretary for then-Supt. Charlie Byrd and Asst. Supt. Dr. Mary Margaret...

Jimmie Reemes

Jimmie Reemes (1951-2004) was a technical whiz, fixing VCRs and other audio-visual equipment in the Nineties to help teachers amplify lessons. The multi-instrumental string musician taught music, in private lessons. “He could easily explain what to do,” said his widow...

Bill Whitmire

Bill Whitmire, 76, coached for 30 years starting in 1963, mainly at Edneyville. He and Tom Pryor were the school’s only coaches for years, with Pryor handling the defense and Whitmire the offense. His quarterbacks included Don Dalton and David Jones, now the school...

Buddy Link

Buddy’s local 32-year football coaching career included leading West Henderson’s first junior varsity from 1963-77, then 16 years in Flat Rock Junior High football which fed East High. He coached such future NFL players as West lineman Mickey Marvin and East back A.J....

Anne Whitmire

Anne Whitmire, as a Balfour Elementary physical education specialist, implemented state model programs in child conditioning and activities starting in 1977. She taught in her final year, 2002-03, in then-new Clear Creek Elementary. She also taught classroom teachers...

Anne Smith

Anne Smith was a remedial reading specialist for 15 of her 21 years teaching elementary school locally. She taught in Mills River for 15 years starting in 1967-68, also in Rosa Edwards and Fletcher. She taught 31 years overall. When reading a story to the class, she...