Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Accepting 2016 Hall of Fame Nominations

Published: March 8, 2016 at 3:26 p.m.

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Board of Directors is currently accepting nominations for the Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Class of 2016.

Nominees should be Dobyns-Bennett graduates, teachers, or 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 from which to choose.

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: Administrator, teacher, staff and friends.

2015 Inductees included the following: Michael Ainslie, Robyn Jarvis Askew, Dr. Locke Carter, Lois Patrick Young-Dobyns, Anne Pope and Fred Walton. Click here to learn more about these very impressive Dobyns-Bennett Alumni.

The nomination form is located on the Dobyns-Bennett High School website (, Alumni, Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Hall of Fame. Nomination deadline is Friday, May 20, 2016.

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 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11 a.m. located in MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center.

The Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association seeks to unite DBHS Alumni and keep them informed of community and school news. Alumni news and information are posted regarding membership, class reunions, football 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 (423) 246.6176 or or contact Thom Throp at (423) 797.0604 or

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