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R-H sets 2020 hall of fame class, festivities

Randolph-Henry High School recently announced the 10-member 2020 class of its athletic hall of fame and the plans to honor the inductees.

The April 24 press release noted the 2020 inductees include athlete Michael Adams, of the class of 1982; athlete Kendall Carwile, of the class of 1999; athlete/coach Joe Freeland, of the class of 1976; athlete Charles Harding, of the class of 1959; athlete Jerome Jackson, of the class of 1996; contributor Laverne Long, of the class of 1964; athlete Daniel McCraw, of the class of 2002; athlete Michael Parham, of the class of 1964; athlete Wayne Tanner, of the class of 1958; and athlete Safwan Williams, of the class of 1997.

“Randolph-Henry Athletics has brought excellence and pride to our community for over 76 years,” officials said in the release. “The Randolph-Henry Athletic Hall of Fame will continue to ignite our passion for sports, rekindle fond memories and honor our history.”

Inductees will have a social time together Friday, Sept. 18, at 6 p.m. inside the Bankston Field complex prior to the Randolph-Henry varsity football game against visiting Nottoway High School, the release said. Recognition of the inductees will occur at halftime on the football field.

The induction ceremony will take place Saturday, Sept. 19, at 11 a.m. at the Central Middle School Cafe, beginning with a catered lunch followed by the ceremony, officials noted in the release. Tickets will go on sale July 1 in the Randolph-Henry High School main office. Ticket sales will end Sept. 6, and tickets are required to attend. Space is limited for this special event. A sellout is expected.

For more information, contact Randolph-Henry Director of Athletics and Assistant Principal Christopher Holt at holtc@ccps.k12.va.us.