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Braves Hall of Honor


2018 Braves Hall of Honor



The Braves Hall of Honor was established in 2017 to publicly celebrate Community ISD alumni, employees, and community members who have demonstrated outstanding social contribution to the broader community by making a difference in the lives of others; and/or achieved extraordinary professional success, or achievement in, their field of endeavor.

Selected Hall of Honor members will continue to serve as a positive role model providing inspiration, hope, support and relevance to our current students as they progress through their own areas of study, athletics, extracurricular activities, or community service. The goal of the Hall of Honor is to promote school and community pride.


2018 Inductees:
Billy Cox
Leland Edge
Kay Gage
William Graves
Carylene McClendon
Phyliss NeSmith
R.C. Pruett
John and Barbara Roderick
Brian Webb


Alumni Honor - Alumni of Community High school become eligible for nomination ten (10) years after graduating from Community ISD. Students who were drafted or enlisted in the military before graduation are considered alumni. A graduate must have earned individual recognition at the regional or state level for their scholastic achievements, athletic accomplishments, UIL activities, or community service during high school. He or she must have also earned individual recognition after graduation by his/her postsecondary scholastic achievements, athletic accomplishments, career/professional accomplishments, military service, or community service; and had exemplary life reflecting the Traits of a Brave and bringing honor to the person, as well as their family and/or community.

Brave Employee - A former employee becomes eligible for nomination five (5) years after retiring from Community ISD. Eligible candidates must have evidence of an outstanding career within Community ISD. He/she must have had a direct and significant impact on CISD scholastics, athletics, or other student centered activities. He/she must have had an exemplary life of community service and demonstrated the Traits of a Brave bringing honor to the person, as well as their family and/or community.

Community Service and/or Leadership – The nominee must be a local citizen, business or community leader who has never been compensated by the District and has demonstrated extraordinary contributions to Community ISD resulting in significant benefit or exceptional honor to the District or one of its schools.

Note: Special circumstances may be considered in any of the above categories by the Selection Committee. Nominees may be inducted posthumously.


Although the school district maintains authority over all aspects of the Hall of Honor, a selection committee will generally supervise the nomination and selection of inductees, as well as the induction ceremony. The selection committee may modify or expand at will any aspect of the Hall of Distinction process.

The Selection Committee will consist of:

Committee members are chosen initially by a designee of the Superintendent and two community members. Members of the committee remain anonymous. If a committee member is not available to serve on subsequent selection committees, he or she will recommend their replacement.


A Hall of Honor class will be inducted every five years corresponding with the district's milestone anniversaries. The inaugural class was inducted in honor of the 70th Anniversary in 2017-18, subsequent classes will be inducted in honor of the 75th anniversary (2022-23), 80th anniversary (2027-28), etc. Online and printed nomination form will be accepted at any time to be considered for the next induction class. The deadline to submit nominations for the 2nd class of inductees will be November 1, 2022. Paper nomination forms should be emailed to or mailed to CISD Hall of Honor, c/o CISD Public Relations, PO Box 400, Nevada, TX 75173.


The inaugural class was inducted into the Hall of Honor on Sunday, March 20, 2018 from 5 - 6:30 PM at the CISD Athletic Complex. The next induction ceremony is planned for the spring of 2023.

  • 2 Current CISD Employees (with 10+ years in Community ISD)
  • 3 Community Members (having lived in Community ISD for 20+ years)
  • 2 Current CISD Administrators

For More Information about the CISD Hall of Honor:

Cooper Welch
Director of Communications

Hall of Honor Nominations

2022-23 Online Hall of Honor Nomination

Printable Hall of Honor Nomination