Thursday, February 22, 2024

Hall of Fame 2005

Sue Walters Ashby- Class of 1981

  • Actress: The Young and the Restless,  Dear John, Melrose Place, CSI, JAG                                                                        
  • Various Movies including:  Elvis and Me
  • Miss Teenage America



Brencia Bienville, Class of 1998  

  • Registered Nurse at Crawford Long Hospital
  • Cheerleader for the Atlanta Falcons
  • Cheerleader for Spelman



Kathy Baker Brannon, Class of 1972   

  • CEO/City Manager for the city of Chamblee
  • Past President of Women in Municipal Government
  • Board of Trustees-GA Municipal Association



John Casper, Class of 1961  

  • NASA Astronaut
  • 4 Space Flights on Endeavour (2), Atlantis, Columbia
  • 825 Hours in Space



Ken Davis, Class of 1960            

  • President of the Virtual Wall-Vietnam Memorial
  • Commander US Navy
  • Mayor of Taccoa



Dr. Rosalind Wright Picard, Class of 1980  

  • Professor at M.I.T-Media Arts and Science
  • Author of Affective Computing         
  • Founder and Director of Affective Computing
  • Research Group at M.I.T.



Dr. Martha Reichrath, Former Principal of CHS   

  • Credited with saving CHS from closing
  • Implemented the Magnet Program for High Achievers
  • Led CHS in being recognized as a National and
  • Georgia Blue Ribbon School of Excellence



Steve Wallace, Class of 1982  

  • 11 years in NFL
  • 3 super bowl rings with the San Francisco 49ers
  • 4 All-Madden Teams
  • SEC All-Conference Lineman of the Year (Auburn)





The Smith Family “First Family of Chamblee High School”
M.E. “Prof” Smith 
  • Devoted 43 years to CHS
  • Superintendent-Principal-33 years
  • First Boys and Girls Basketball Coach
  • First Baseball and Track Coach
  • Led CHS to its first accreditation
  • Chamblee MARTA Station dedicated in his honor



Inez Smith- Teacher and Cafeteria Manager at CHS  
  • Shown with M.E. “Prof” Smith



“Mr. Harold” Smith  

  • 43 years of devoted service to CHS
  •  Counselor-Teacher-Coach
  • National Counselor of the Year
  • Started Vocational Education at CHS
  • First Football Coach
  • Chamblee MARTA Station dedicated in his honor



“Ms. Elisabeth” Smith, Counselor-Teacher for 31 years in DeKalb County  

  • Shown here with “Mr. Harold” Smith

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