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The 2019 Battle Creek Central High School Hall of Fame InducteesThe Battle Creek Central High School Hall of Fame Board is honored to be celebrating their 15-year anniversary by: recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of another group of worthy individuals; and awarding 15 scholarships to BCCHS graduating seniors. To date, 186 individuals have been acknowledged with Hall of Fame honors since 2004; and over 45 scholarships awarded since 2007.The ceremonies will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019 atThe Commons of Central High School with the social time at 5 pm and dinner at 6 pm. Tickets are $35 each – pre-sale only as there will be no tickets available at the door. Ticket sale deadline is April 1, 2019. For more information, please contact: Fred Jones at (269) 968-8601 or Karolynn Ferguson at (269) 968-4029.These individuals have made exceptional contributions to society and exhibited outstanding leadership, a level of competence/ integrity, and service to her/his field or community/country through academics, the arts, or athletics.Ganheart, Cecily A. Clark MD, FACOG(2000 grad) HS: salutatorian, attended the Battle Creek Area Mathematics and Science Cen- ter, and participated in manyextracurricular activities. Completed medical school at MSU and residency training in OBGYN at Hurley Medical Center/MSU, and studied in Cuscu, Peru, where she administered gynological care to poor Peruvian women. She subspecialized in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at MedStar George- town Univ. Hospital/Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC and is now Dir. of Telehealth& Outreach for Midwest Perinatal Associates in Overland Park, KS and volunteers at Ele’s Place, a healing center for grieving children and teens.Gray, Marcus J.(1955 grad): Attended USAFI and self/directed courses:4 years USAF, 1964 elected 1st Black American County Clerk in the U.S.; President MICounty Clerks Association; President National Association of County Clerks, President of MI United County Officers Association; Legislative Committee Chairperson (10 yrs.) for MI and National Associations of County Clerks; Elected County Clerk of the Year for MI and the Nation; President BC Council of Churches; President BC Urban League; Executive Board CAA Chairperson, Region V, Economic Development Comm.; Ex- ecutive V/P Corporate and Governmental Affairs MMBDC; Regional Advocate/Administrator (A) U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Region V MI, IN, OH, MN, WI, IL.Hart, Brenda L.(staff 1992-2005): Grad. Univ. of Mich & WMU; employed Detroit Public Schools & BCPS as English instructor. Coor- dinator for Battle Creek areaMSU student/teaching program. With merger of BCPS & Springfield Public Schools, assigned as counselor for Springfield Middle & High School. With closure of SHS, assigned to Northwestern Junior High School as counselor. From 1992 until retirement worked as counselor & counseling department head at BCCHS. Employed as KCC adjunct academic advisor in retirement. Member or officer of several community organizations including BCCF, Kellogg Community College Foundation, Pace Program, McCurdy-Scofield Scholarship Program, and Washington Heights Community Ministries.Brigham Sr., Edward M.(late 1870s grad & staff): U ofM 1878-1879 & 1890-1891; 1871 BCCHS mus. room student volunteer; BCCHS geology teacher & mus. room curator;1934 founder/first director of Kingman Mus. and worked with Leila Y. Post Montgomery who pur- chased land for the Mus.; partnered with U of M, Hillsdale College, Albion College & the Smithsonian Mus. of Natural History for expeditions to the Phil- ippines, Central & South America, the American Southwest & Hawaiian Islands; travelling lecturer; studied the South American bird-of-prey the hoatzin & in 1919 published “The Hoatzin – Only Survivor of an Ancient Order of Four-Footed Birds”, published in U.S. and France; founding memberof the Midwest Mus. Conference of the American Assoc. of Mus.; died 1944 and buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in BC.Brigham Jr., Edward M.(1921 grad): 1925 Grad. Albion College; 1931 helped band over 300 birds for research for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey; mid-1930’s ass’t. curator at Kingman Mus.; 1943 second dir. of Kingman Mus.; 1951 oversaw purchase of 46 stillborn human fetal specimens from the Cook Cnty. Med. Mus. still on exhibit; 1952 inducted as honorary member of the Mid- west Mus. Conference of the American Assoc. of Museums; 1953 elected president of MI Audubon Soc. for three terms & founder of state camp-out program for naturalists in 1958; 1964 George Award recipient; 1980 received Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from Albion College; died 1984 & buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in BC.8 SCENE 4403 I EDUCATION ISSUE

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