John played under legendary Coach Merrill Gainer where he helped guide the Beavers to an undefeated season and a state championship in 1962. John returned a punt for a 62 yard touchdown in the championship game. He was named to All County, All Conference and All State. John continued playing at Concord College where an injury ended his career. He became the first student in history to become principal and athletic director at Bluefield where he remained until retirement in 1997.
Please welcome back from the Class of 1963 John Disibbio!
*Presenting the award is Marine Sgt Gossett.
Chuck played in the Graham/Bluefield rivalry game his junior and senior years. As a junior they went on to win a state title. In his senior year, Chuck intercepted a pass, recovered a fumble, had numerous tackles, caught 3 passes and scored a PAT in route to defeating Bluefield 14-0. After college, he then served as an Assistant Football Coach for 10 years. Chuck became a teacher for 20 years at the intermediate and middle schools and then became principal at Graham Intermediate for 13 years. Help us welcome home from the Class of 1964….Chuck Louthan.
*Presenting the award is Marine Sgt Taylor