Wall of Fame:

Wall of Fame

To nominate fellow classmates for the National Acclaim Wall of Fame, here are the guidelines that must be followed: National Acclaim Wall Of Fame Nomination Guidelines


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  • Earl Wilson Eller (AHS Class of 1913. Mayor 1951-1969)
  • Richard Austin Wood (LEHS Class of 1955. Mayor 1971-1975)
  • Larry Stephen McDevitt (LEHS Class of 1960. Mayor 1989-1993)
  • Kenneth Morris Michalove (LEHS Class of 1956. Mayor 1989-1993)
  • Charle Robert Worley (LEHS Class of 1963. Mayor 2001-2003)
  • Terry Whitmire Bellamy (AHS Class of 1990. Mayor 2003-Current)


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  • Dan "Tiger" Hill, Jr. (Asheville High, 1935. "Iron Duke" football star.)
  • John Ehle (Lee Edwards, 1942. Author, "Trail of Tears," "The Winter People.")
  • Charlie "Choo Choo" Justice (Lee Edwards, 1943. UNC/NFL football star, two-time Heisman Trophy runner-up.)
  • Harry Falls, Jr. (Lee Edwards, 1942. Deputy Inspector General, US Air Force.)


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  • Don Robertson (Lee Edwards, 1945. "The Voice of CBS Sports.")
  • Eileen Fulton (Margaret McLarty) (Lee Edwards, 1952. Actress, "As the World Turns.")
  • Robert "Bob" Ingle (Lee Edwards, 1952. Founder of Ingles Markets.)
  • Claude "Hoot" Gibson (Lee Edwards, 1957. NC State/NFL football star.)


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This is the National Acclaim Wall of Fame, located in Asheville High's Alumni Center. Please schedule a visit to your Alumni Center and look at all of the memories from our past, via email: thealumnicenter@gmail.com or by phone: (828) 350-2800.


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  • Ron Rice (Lee Edwards, 1958. Founder of Hawaiian Tropic.)
  • Frances Nero (Mary Frances Ware)(Stephens-Lee, 1961. First female singer on Motown label.)
  • Henry Logan (Stephens-Lee, 1964. WCU/ABA basketball star.)
  • Shirley Hemphill (Stephens-Lee, 1965. Comedian and actress, "What's Happening!!")


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  • Dr. William "Bill" Winkenwerder, Jr. (Asheville High, 1972. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs.)
  • Warren Haynes (Asheville High, 1978. Rock guitarist, "Gov't Mule," "Allman Brothers Band," "Grateful Dead," and Christmas Jam humanitarian.)
  • Ray Roberts (Asheville High, 1987. UVa/NFL football star.)
  • Amy "Bellamy" Young (Asheville High, 1987. Television and movie actress, "Scandal," "Scrubs," "Mission Impossible 3.")