2003 Hall of Fame

2003 Hall of Fame

C. Fred Jervis

Fred_JervisFred Jervis was an educator for 47 years, principal and math teacher from 1931-1956. He “raised the bar for learning. He expected the best of his students.” He had a “thirst for knowledge, a true love for work, and a heartfelt awareness of the worth of the individual.” “He loved every minute of teaching.”

2003 Education Hall of Fame

Charles Byrd

Charles_ByrdCharles Byrd served as Superintendent of Hendersonville City School from 1984-1993. He was North Carolina Superintendent of the Year in 1992. A man of honor, ethics and moral courage. He initiated year-round education and before-school and after-school child care in elementary schools. “He made people want to work for him.” “He supported staff, made sure they had the tools necessary.”

2003 Education Hall of Fame

Mary Frazier Kellog Bell

Mary_BellMary Frazier Kellog Bell was the first woman to ever serve on the Henderson County School Board – 1955-1972. She looked after the interest of school children. She pioneered elementary P.E. in 1965 and outdoor education in 1974. Ms. Bell influenced children with her appreciation and understanding of nature.

2003 Education Hall of Fame

Robert “R.G.” Anders

Robert_AndersRobert “R.G” Anders served as Superintendent from 1921-1953. A man of vision, a leader, and never a dictator. The “Superintendent on Horseback.” He oversaw the consolidation of over 50 schools into six districts and ten high schools.

 

 

2003 Education Hall of Fame