John_FosterJohn Foster served as Superintendent of Henderson County Schools from 1953-1970, a period which marked the largest growth in facilities and student population due to the Baby Boom. His career spanned 43 years. He consolidated the county’s six small high schools into one system and purchased a new administration building. He was a founding trustee of Henderson County Technical Institute now BRCC. “Mr. Foster was one of the most pleasantly persistent men, who tended to be quiet, never aggressive and always treated everyone special.”

2004 Education Hall of Fame