Thursday, February 22, 2024

Hall of Fame 2018

Adrienne Alexander, Class of 1996

B.Attorney and business strategist – representing clients in corporate, advertising and technology sectors, along with music sports, television and motion picture industries

Strategic Counsel and Creative Liaison, Proctor & Gamble’s My Black is Beautiful consumer awareness platform

Oversaw brand development and corporate sponsorship for Indy Racing League

Independent television producer of BET’s Mancave

B.S. in Marketing – Florida A&M University; M.B.A. – Florida A&M University; J.D. – Georgetown University Law Center

 Chamblee High School-  Senior Class President, Basketball Cheerleading, National Honor Society, Band, Beta Club, French Club, Student Council


Jean Coleman, Staff


Chamblee Charter High School Administrative Assistant,   2005 – 2016

 Founder and Executive Director, “Chamblee Cares” – non-profit for mental wellness and prevention of suicides, 2016 – present

 Chamblee High School parent volunteer, 1993 – 2001

 Instrumental in bringing High School Fast Pitch Softball to the State of Georgia

 Mentor, friend, and confidante to faculty, staff, and students

 B.S. in Network Management and Communications – DeVry University



Dr. Sathya Silva, Class of 2004

Senior Human Performance Investigator, National Transportation Safety Board – Office of Aviation Safety, 2016 – present

 Pilot and Flight Instructor

 NASA – Data Processing Flight Controller for Space Shuttle, 2005

Authored and published many papers on Aeronautics and Astronautics

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Award to MIT, 2013

B.S. in Aerospace Engineering – Georgia Institute of Technology; Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics – Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D in Aeronautics and Astronautics – Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Chamblee High School- German Club, National Honor Society, Soccer, Beta Club



Jay Stewart, Class of 1983

Renown “Boss Clown” for Ringling Bros. Greatest Show on Earth

 Performed as a stooge in The Three Stooges, Live! , MGM Grand at Las Vegas

 Writer, producer and performer for: The Walt Disney World Theme Park, The McDonald’s Corporation, The Big Apple Circus, and Feld Inc. (producers of The Greatest Show on Earth)

 Clown Coach for Circus Smirkus, Vermont’s International Award Winning Youth Circus

 Supervisor and Dr. Mhrahfhauer Clown for The Laughter League, a team of variety artists and clowns at Boston Children’s Hospital.

 B.A. in Speech and Theatre – West Georgia College; Master in Theatre – Wake Forest University

 Chamblee High School- Blue and Gold Newspaper (Editor), Spanish Club




Colonel (retired) Garland H Williams, PhD, Class of 1977

Colonel (ret), United States Army, 28 years

 Garrison Commander of US Army Garrison – Japan

 Military Advisor, Assistant Secretary of Army – Pentagon

 Assistant Professor – United States Military Academy

 Published 2 books – Engineering Peace and Perspectives on Leadership

 International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame, 2015

 B.A. in Pre-Law/Journalism – Auburn University; Master of Arts in Political Science – Duke University; Doctorate of Philosophy in Political Science – Duke University

 Chamblee High School- Student Council, Tennis, Beta Club, National Honor Society




Coach Ed Winterstein, Faculty


Teacher, Coach, Mentor, 1968 to present

Longest Active Wrestling Coach in the State of Georgia, 1968 – present

National Wrestling Hall of Fame, 2005

DeKalb Schools Trailblazer Award, 2018

Gene Collier Award, Georgia Wrestling Officials Association

Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Coach of the Year

DeKalb County Coach of the Year, 5 times

Dunwoody High School Hall of Fame, 2011

B.S. in History – Appalachian State University