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West Forsyth Opening Athletic Hall of Fame

West ForsythSeptember 12, 2023 – West Forsyth High School will spend this weekend celebrating the induction of the first class in its athletic hall of fame.

14 West Forsyth alumni and staff will be included in the first class of the hall of fame, with backgrounds in sports including basketball, football, baseball, volleyball, cross country, swimming, and more, and accolades reaching the collegiate, professional, and even Olympic levels. These athletes and support personnel will be recognized on Friday, September 15 during West Forsyth’s football game against Mount Tabor High School. Then, they will also enjoy a banquet at the Simpson Gym on Saturday, September 16 at noon.

The following inductees will be part of the inaugural class:

  • Tyrone Anthony, Football
  • James Coghill, Athletic Trainer
  • Norma Jean Harbin, Athletic Director
  • Mendy McKenzie Pack, Softball
  • Durwood Pack, Athletic Director
  • Chris Paul, Basketball (Represented by Family and Friends)
  • Jerry Peoples, Principal
  • Titcus Pettigrew, Football
  • Laquanda Barksdale Quick, Basketball and Volleyball
  • Jerry Wayne Smith, Football, Basketball, and Baseball
  • Julie Smith Dover, Cross Country, Swimming, and Track
  • Tab Thacker, Football, Baseball, Track, and Wrestling (Posthumous)
  • Jeff Thompson, Track and Cross Country Coach
  • Erik Walker, Baseball (Posthumous)

Congratulations to the inaugural class of the West Forsyth High School Athletic Hall of Fame!

Jake Browning
(336) 727-8213 Ext. 70545