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Hall of Fame Inductees

2000 Inductees

Emmett Batton Long time Comanche custodian and avid Indian and Maiden supporter.
Hattie Brightman Former devoted Algebra teacher at Comanche High School.
Eltos Dudley Former student and board of trustee member of Comanche High School and successful rancher and businessman of this community.
Rhonda Lubke Dudley

Janet Brightman Egizi

Fredda Davis Jones

Laura Spruill Vinson

Members of the National record setting 880 yard relay team for the Comanche Maidens.
Kathleen Eads Former devoted school nurse in the Comanche system.
Bill Gore

Joe Gore

Former students of Comanche High School and co-founders of the successful Gore Brothers agricultural operations.
E. J. McDougal Former student and board of trustee member of Comanche High School and successful businessman as owner of McDougal Auction.
Harold Perkins Former student of Comanche High School who later served as a successful college Track Coach and currently owns and operates Perkins Electric.
Jim Reese Former student of Comanche High School and later became a world class distance runner.
Marguerite Ross Former teacher, librarian, and coach at Comanche High School. She coached the Maidens to the first ever girl's state basketball championship in UIL competition in 1951.

2001 Inductees

Leta Andrews State-renowned girls basketball coach who led numerous Comanche teams to play at the highest level of state competition and who has also been recognized as a National Teacher of the Year.
William E. (Bill) Clemons Owner of Clemons Motor Company and former mayor and school board member. A civic leader and long-time supporter of Comanche schools.
William G. (Bill) Parker Former school board member and manager of the Comanche County Electric Cooperative. A civic leader and long-time supporter of Comanche schools.
William T. (Doc) Calhoun Retired dentist and former school board member. A civic leader and long-time supporter of Comanche schools.
Calvin Lee CHS graduate and former coach who earned the title of Little All-American and played in the Junior Rose Bowl in his collegiate football days.
J. C. Wilkerson A former CHS Latin teacher, was editor and publisher of the Comanche Chief, and a staunch supporter of Comanche athletics in his lifetime.

2002 Inductees

John Gleaton (1960) John, a Comanche attorney for the past 30 years and long-time community supporter, was an all district football and basketball player his junior and senior years in Comanche High School. He played football at Texas Christian University, received a law degree from South Texas Law School, organized the Comanche Ex-Students Association and was its first president, and was a member of the CISD school board for six years from 1976 to 1982.
Medford "Tuffy" Stephens (1925) (The late Tuffy Stephens was honored, posthumously, with his sister and nephew accepting his award.) He attended Daniel Baker College and received a degree in civil engineering from Southern Methodist University. He began working for the Coca-Cola Company in 1931 and retired as a regional manager in 1971. While in high school, he was an all-conference fullback. At Daniel Baker he played football from 1925 to 1927 and was a fullback on the SMU team from 1928 to 1931. Stephens was a captain in the US Army Air Corps from 1941-1946. He served as president of PAR Country Club from 1971 to 1975.
Patsy Boyd (1950) Patsy graduated from Comanche High School and received degrees from Howard Payne University, Tarleton State University and Texas Tech University. She taught English for 24 years, 19 of those years in CHS. She has also served as vice-principal, librarian, teacher evaluator and served two terms on the CISD school board. She retired in 1989.

2003 Inductees

 James Wilson James, a graduate of North Texas University was Comanche Junior High principal for three years and Comanche Elementary principal for 19 years. 
 S. H. Fletcher Fletcher, known for his strict discipline and strong guidance, was CISD superintendent from 1958 through 1972.  He was a graduate of Stephen F. Austin and received a master's degree from Southern Methodist University.
 Billy Pope Pope attended San Angelo College and graduated from Sul Ross University.  He began coaching in Comanche in 1972 and coached until he was named Comanche Junior High principal, and was in this position until 1998.

2004 Inductees

 

General George F. Moore
General Moore, one of the highest ranking officers from Comanche to serve in the military, commanded US forces in the Phillippines and distinguished himself for bravery in his stand on Corregidor.  The fortress finally fell, and the General, along with his surviving soldiers, endured years of POW torture.

A graduate of Texas A&M, General Moore has been recognized there with an award and even a residence hall named in his honor.  He was responsible for the famous Aggie Muster on Corregidor while surrounded by enemy forces on April 21, 1942.  The event is credited with leading to a change in the way the modern Aggie Muster is observed.  General Douglas MacArthur wrote of Moore:  "No name stands out more brilliantly than the heroic defender of Corregidor, General George F. Moore.  Whenever I see a Texas man in my command, I have a feeling of confidence..."

1950-51 Comanche Maidens
The 1950-51 Comanche Maindens, coached by Marguerite Ross, won State in the first year of UIL girls state competition.  They defeated Decatur, Fredericksburg, and McLean to emerge as champions.  Trailing McLean by as many as seventeen points at the half, the Maidens fought back and claimed the victory on a last second shot by Florence Jo Coan.

Members of that historic team are Linda Glasgow Reed, Neita Myrle Smith Halliburton, Jeanette Hall McCall, Mary Jean "Scrub" Andress Davis, Barbara Godfrey Edwards, Faye Auvenshine York, Jane Bradley Reid, Reta Jo Arms Bratton, Ann Carter, Carolyn Keating, Florence Jo Coan Welch, the late Jean DeWitt Spruill, and the late Ruth Bingham Sutherland.

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