Phyllis L. Wilson

Phyllis Wilson taught second grade for 30 years, from 1963-93, mostly at Bruce Drysdale starting in 1966. She first taught at Flat Rock Elementary for a year, then Hillandale for two more years. She was Bruce Drysdale’s teacher of the year twice. She has served...

John Floyd Whitmire

John Whitmire coached Edneyville High basketball, as a highlight of a teaching and coaching career that thrived in 1965-84 and that he still carries on over a span of 48 years. Whitmire led the Edneyville boys to two conference titles and their best AA finish ever,...

Mary Valentine Mims

Mary Valentine Mims taught home economics in the all-black Ninth Avenue School from 1948 to 1965, then at integrated Hendersonville High School until her retirement in 1985. Her teaching career spanned 37 years. Ninth Avenue dedicated one of its yearbooks to her. The...