Hall of Honor Award

The Hall of Honor Award was established to honor Oak Cliff High School and W. H. Adamson High School graduates and former students who have made significant contributions to society. Additionally, their accomplishments and careers have brought credit to the institution.

Year              Alum


2014 Paul Tadlock 1953
Stanley Zareff 1961
Jane Etheridge* 1926

2013 Richard Geiger 1953
Frank W. Mayborn 1922
John “Jake” Carter*

2012 Julius “Judy” Truelson 1931
Bob Bearden 1942

2011 Michael “Pinky” Higgins 1926
Basil Pruitt 1948
Kal Segrist 1948

2010 Verna Treadwell 1935
Jerry C. Gilmore 1951
Thomas Yium 1950

2009 William Jennings “Red” Bryan 1924
William H. Lively 1961

2008 Troy “Tom” Chandler 1943
Frances Dobbins McDowell 1941
John Franklin “Johnny” Sprague 1933

2007 Alfred E. Coffey 1936
Elayne Hardison Geer 1946
Ira Hopper 1926

2006 Nick Lanza, Jr 1942
William Crenshaw “Dub” Miller 1923
Mary Frances Tidwell (Mims) McCubbin 1933

2005 Billy Eugene Brice 1947
Van Calvin Ellis 1944
Joe Richard Pool 1929

2004 Maurice Acers 1925
Gladys Childress Shook 1937
Allen Melton 1924

2003 Sam Dealey 1925
Charles Cameron Sprague, MD 1935
James C. “Jim” Wright, Jr. 1939

Nominate graduates here.          Nominate former teachers here.


*In 2013, the Hall of Honor began including Adamson High School administrative staff. These individuals are  designated by an asterisk following their names.