T.C. ROBERSON ALUMNI TO INDUCT 2012 GRADUATES OF DISTINCTION MAY 7, 6:30 PM IN RICHARD GREENE THEATER
The accomplishments and contributions of four distinguished alumni of T.C. Roberson High School will be honored at the annual “Graduates of Distinction” program, to be held in the Richard Greene Theater at the school on Monday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. The individuals to be inducted into the program have distinguished themselves in their community, profession or career, and include the following:
Dr. R. Scott Ralls, class of 1982, and currently the president of the NC Community College System,
the third largest community college system in the US. Dr. Ralls has also served as the president of
Craven Community College, and held prominent leadership roles on a national level, including work
as a Policy Specialist with the US Dept. of Labor.
Steven W. Sizemore, class of 1983, an attorney with Northrup, McConnell and Sizemore and the
Roberson District representative and past chairman of the Buncombe County Board of Education.
Sizemore has also been involved with the Asheville-Buncombe Youth Soccer Association, and
served on the Board of Eliada Home, the Asheville Zoning Board and the Comprehensive
Transportation Task Force.
Doug McLean, class of 1970, a general contractor who has both operated his own business and served as the Construction Supervisor for the building of more than 225 homes for 800 persons through the Asheville Habitat for Humanity. McLean’s work was instrumental in the Asheville Area Habitat’s selection as recipient of the 2008 Homebuilder Association Craftsmanship Gold Award. He also volunteered his time and talent to help rebuild Gulf Coast communities following Hurricane Katrina.
Anyone may nominate a Graduate of Distinction candidate, except members of the selection committee. All TCR graduates are eligible for this award no earlier than 10 years after their high school graduation. The program serves as inspiration for current and future students, and recognizes T.C.R. staff members who are or were the most inspirational in students’ lives. For more information on the program, visit www.buncombe.k12.nc.us/tcrhs.