Kingsport City Schools Now Accepting Hall of Fame Nominations

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Kingsport City Schools is now accepting nominations for the 2024 class of the Kingsport City Schools Hall of Fame, which will be inducted in July 2024. Established in 2015, the tenth class will 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.
"The KCS Hall of Fame provides an opportunity to honor those who laid the foundation of excellence that is Kingsport City Schools,” said Kingsport City Schools Superintendent Dr. Chris Hampton. "We owe all that we are to those who came before us and our Hall of Fame inductees serve as an excellent example for all of our current employees to follow. We embrace the fact that we walk in tall shadows and endeavor to grow them for our current generation of students."

The KCS Hall of Fame features up to two inductees annually in each of the three categories – “Legacy” (Retired 50 years or more from potential induction), “Tradition” (Retired 25 to 49 years from potential induction), and “Modern Era” (Retired less than 25 years from potential induction). To be eligible for consideration, nominees must have been regularly employed by KCS for a minimum of five years and have been retired from the district for a minimum of five years. Any former KCS employee (teacher or non-teacher) meeting the eligibility criteria may be considered.

Nominations for the KCS Hall of Fame Class of 2024 will be accepted through May 1, 2024. The nomination form and additional information can be found on the Kingsport City Schools website at - KCS Hall of Fame or click here to fill out the nomination form now.
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 a total enrollment of over 7,400 students. 
KCS has been ranked the "#1 Best Place to Teach in Tennessee" by the 2023 NICHE Best Schools Ranking and the City of Kingsport has been voted as the "Nicest Places in America" in the October 2022 Reader's Digest.
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