Kingsport City Schools Now Accepting Hall of Fame Nominations

Published on Jan. 16, 2018
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Kingsport City Schools is now accepting nominations for the 2018 class of the Kingsport City Schools Hall of Fame, which will be inducted on July 31, 2018.  Established to honor and recognize employees that have made significant contributions to KCS and its students, the Hall of Fame serves as the keystone employee award celebrating the district’s history of excellence.

"KCS has a long history of excellence, and we have been blessed to have educators of exceptional talent and character” said Interim KCS Superintendent Dr. Dwain Arnold. "As we begin the process to induct our fourth class into the KCS Hall of Fame, we again want to honor those who have dedicated their lives to educating our children. Our successes today are a direct result of the successes of those who have been a part of KCS in the past." 

The KCS Hall of Fame features up to two inductees annually in each of three different categories – “Legacy” (Retired pre-1960), “Tradition” (Retired 1960-1990), and “Modern Era” (Retired 1991-present). To be eligible for consideration, nominees must have been regularly employed by KCS for a minimum of five years and been retired from the district for a minimum of five years.  Any former KCS employee meeting the eligibility criteria (regardless of employment type) may be considered.

Nominations for the KCS Hall of Fame Class of 2018 will be accepted through May 1, 2018.  The nomination form and additional information can be found on the Kingsport City Schools website at

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, a high school program of choice and an alternative learning program; with total enrollment over 7,700 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused … World Class.

KCS has been named the top school district in Tennessee as winner of the 2014 SCORE Prize District Award by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) and has earned the 2014 Achievement Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee Recognition Program by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE).

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