2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
Mary Roper Osborne Halverston
Mary Roper Osborne Halverson attended Mount Tabor High School from 1968 to 1971. She was named All County 1970 and 1971 for both Basketball and Volleyball. Additionally, Halverson was Student Government Class Representative and made Scholastic Honor Roll.
Halverson attended Wake Forest University, where she played golf, volleyball, and basketball before graduating in 1976. She was inducted in the WS/FCS Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.
C.J. Harris played men’s Varsity Basketball when he attended Mount Tabor High School, and was named Frank Spencer MVP in 2007, and the CPC Tournament MVP in 2008. He was also named the Carolina Challenge Player of the Year in 2008, was named a NBA Top 100 Invitee, and became the McDonald All American Nominee in 2009.
Other accolades include the NC 4-A State Championship Team and MVP in 2009, AP All State First Team in 2009, Sports Triad News Player of the Year in 2009 and Winston Salem Journal Player of the Year.
Harris graduated from Mount Tabor in 2009 and played basketball at Wake Forest University, where he served as captain three years. He was also named to the ACC All-Freshmen Team and the All-ACC Academic Team. Harris graduated in 2013.
Ken Hayes worked at Mount Tabor High School for sixteen years as a teacher and the Athletic Director. He also coached Track, Football, and Basketball during his tenure here.
Hayes coached for the first Basketball Conference Championship in Mount Tabor history during the 1970-1971 season, and was named WS/FCS Coach of the year during that same year. He also coached during the school's first Conference Wachovia Cup in 1995.
Laura Olson has been a Mount Tabor parent and PTSA board member for ten years, from 2002 to 2012. She helped created the umbrella PTSA board system for the school in 2001, and served as the Executive Board Co-President, Co-Vice President, and Secretary.
Additionally, Olson was an Academic Board Member for 10 years and helped significantly with the Pine Needle Sale. She was the chairperson of the board for six years. Olson also served as a SIT Parent Representative for four years, and was voted Mount Tabor PTSA Volunteer of the Year three times.