Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Accepting 2015 Hall of Fame Nominations


KINGSPORT The Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Board of Directors are accepting nominations for the Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Class of 2015.

Nominees should be Dobyns-Bennett graduates and/or teachers and administrators who had a profound effect on Dobyns-Bennett High School and have had a successful and influential life, not only in regard to Dobyns-Bennett, but‚ with their family, community, career, and others. There are 20 nomination categories to choose from.

Nomination categories for Dobyns-Bennett Graduates include: Academics, administrator/teacher, arts, athletics, business, church and ministerial, entertainment, government services/humanitarian, judicial and legal, literature, medical, military service, news and communications (media), politics, public service and science.

Nomination categories for non-graduates of Dobyns-Bennett include: Administrators, teachers, staff and friends.

2014 Inductees included the following: Dr. Albert Agett, Sr., John Robert Bell, C.B. Boots Duke, Dr. Thomas S. Kress, Bill J. Lee, William Earl Lovelace and S.T. Fess Witt. Click here to learn more about these very impressive Dobyns-Bennett Alumni.

The‚ nomination form is located on the Dobyns-Bennett High School website ( under the D-B Alumni Association & Reunions side tab.

Nomination deadline is Friday, May 15, 2015.

Completed nomination forms may be submitted in the following ways:

  • Mail form to the Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association, P.O. Box 3337, Kingsport, TN 37664.
  • Email form to Linc Jarvis at or Thom Throp at
  • Drop off form at The Jarvis Agency, 205 Cherokee Street, Kingsport, TN 37660.

The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is scheduled for late October.

The Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association seeks to unite DBHS Alumni and to keep them informed of community and school news. Alumni news and information are posted regarding membership, class reunions, bartball schedules, D-B highlights, the Alumni Board and a complete listing of the Hall of Fame Inductees by year with bios and headshots.

For more information regarding the Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame nomination process or the Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association visit, or contact: Linc Jarvis at or call (423) 323.5246 or contact Thom Throp at or call (423) 246.6176.

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