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  2006 Atherton High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Inductees
  In 2001, a small alumni group gathering at Atherton High school had the vision of honoring Atherton alumni who have contributed to our community and our country. Through this vision senators, a brigadier general, authors, teachers, university presidents, doctors, financiers, congressmen, entrepreneurs, a ballerina and more have been welcomed home to Atherton High School and inducted into the Atherton Alumni Association Hall of Fame. Our list is distinguished, impressive, and inspiring to each of us. It is especially important for the students of Atherton High School to witness this rich legacy.


Top row, left to right
Scott Stone, Jay Carter, Kate Greer-Fisher (Katherine Kirwan’s daughter), Joanne Jones Dobbins, Wanda Akin
Seated, left to right
Martha Banta Boltz, Virginia Crossett, Melissa Moore Murphy. Gertrude Gay Neff
(Charles Golden, Katherine Kirwan, Saundra Crain Nelson, Emma Woerner, not pictured)
       
Inductee Year Graduated Biographical Data
Wanda Akin 1975 * Adjunct Professor, Seton Hall University School of Law , School of Diplomacy* Guest commentator, Court TV and MSN NBC Television * Private practice lawyer * Varsity/JV Cheerleader, Captain Senior Year * Senior Class Treasurer
Martha Banta Boltz 1954 * Former accomplished newspaper writer and first female sportswriter for the Courier Journal, Lexington Herald Leader, Washington Times and UDC Magazine * Civil War Historian and Speaker
Jay Carter 1964 * President and COO, Textron Financial Corporation * Member of the Executive Committee, Commercial Finance * President of the “A” Club * Recipient of the Ralph Mills Award
Virginia Crossett 1971 * Leader in zoological veterinarian technology * Hospital supervisor, The Louisville Zoo * Executive Director, American Association of Zoo Veterinarian Technicians * Professional Fellow Member, American association of Zoo and Aquariums
Joanne “Joey” Jones Dobbins, Ph.D 1967 * Professor of Biology, Bellarmine University * Board of Trustees Member, President of Faculty Assembly, Chair of Department of Biology, Bellarmine University * Considered a leader and expert on Microbiology and serves as guest lecturer and much published author in her field * Cheerleader
Gertrude Neff Gay 1940
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* 2nd Lieutenant U.S. Army Registered Nurse, World War II* Toured world with healthcare professionals in Emergency Medicine * Graduate, Jewish Hospital School of Nursing
Charles Golden 1990 * Professor of Anthropology, specializing in pre-Hispanic cultures of Meso-America Brandeis University * Fullbright Fellow * National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow
Katherine Sebolt Korman 1928 * Feaure writer, “Carry on”, Courier Journal * Founding sponsor, “Chit Chat” Magazine * Past President, Greater Louisville High School Press Association * Consultant for the College Board
Melissa Moore Murphy 1994 * Student Government Association Supreme Court, Chief Justice Attorney, University of Kentucky * Assistant Commonwealth Attorney, McCracken County, Kentucky * Senior Class President, Cheerleader, Chamber Singer
Saundra Crain Nelson 1964 * Former CFO, Chi-Chi’s Corporation * Summa Cum Laude Graduate , University of Louisville School of Business, CPA, CMA, CIA * Ordained Minister of Divinity * Reiki Master/Teacher
Scott Stone 1970 * Summa Cum Laude Graduate and Juris Doctor, Yale University *Attorney/Partner, Patton Boggs LLP, Washington, D.C. * Co-authored “Testimonial Privilege
Emma Woerner
First Principal of Atherton
  * First Principal of Atherton, served for 31 years, 1924-1955 * Recipient University of Kentucky’s Sullivan Medallion as the “State’s Outstanding Citizen of the Year, 1955
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