Gibbs Alumni Association to host hall of fame induction ceremony

ST. PETERSBURG –Mon., February 2, members of Gibbs Senior High School and the Gibbs Alumni Association will host its 5th Annual Administrators, Coaches and Athletes Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony.

A total of 14 individuals will be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame during the ceremony.

Gibbs High opened its doors in 1927. The school was named after Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs, an African American who served as Secretary of State in 1868 and State Superintendent of Public Instruction in 1873 during the Reconstruction Era.

Gibbs’ greatest treasure is its heritage and its story of the black community in which it was raised. It was a segregation era high school and became a beloved community symbol. Graduates of Gibbs have continued their educational endeavors by becoming contributing members of society.

The school has a rich history of serving generations of students whose loyalty remains strong many years after they have graduated and gone on with their lives.

The 2015 Gibbs High School Hall of Fame Administrators, Coaches and Athletes

Inductees include:

  • Angela Gray – Basketball
  • Cynthia Gray – Basketball
  • Cynthia Harris – Basketball
  • Debra James – Basketball
  • Yvette Odoms – Basketball
  • Evelyn Roundtree – Basketball
  • Norvell Fuller – Football
  • Clarence Lancaster – Football
  • Pamala Lee – Basketball
  • Benjamin Mayes – Football/Basketball
  • John Mayes – Basketball
  • Ruben Mayes – Football
  • Stephan S. Scruggs – Football
  • Edgar Wilcox – Football/ Basketball

The event will take place at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of Gibbs High School, 850 34th St. S., in St. Petersburg.

For more information about the event, contact Rufus Lewis at (813) 876-9654 or Minson Rubin at (727)866-2651

One Reply to “Gibbs Alumni Association to host hall of fame induction ceremony”

  1. Ronald Butler says:

    Give Pine and Daniel there due.

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