Bill Ottinger, Son of Barbara Wichser Ottinger (Class of 1949)

First Vice President Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Bill serves as Creative Director for Cox Media in Phoenix, Arizona, where he oversees the development of multi-platform advertising solutions for Cox clients.  His … Continue reading

Gwen Christmas Cates, Daughter of Iva Grace Barry Christmas Farris (Class of 1945)

TENNESSEE SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 827 By Southerland A RESOLUTION to honor and congratulate Gwendolyn Cates on being named John Hay Elementary School Teacher of the Year. WHEREAS, it is fitting that the members of this General Assembly should pause to … Continue reading

2013 Alumni Newsletter

The 2013 alumni newsletter is available on-line.  Click here to read the PDF-formatted document. The newsletter contains information about the annual luncheon, a list of recent deaths, news about the on-going historical research project, and stories/tidbits about alumni. … Continue reading

Wolfenbarger’s Cafe

One of the favorite off-campus hangouts for KGH nursing students in the 1940’s and 1950’s was actually deemed “off-limits” by the school’s administrators. Knox County Coroner, Sidney Wolfenbarger, was the proprietor of Wolfenbarger’s Cafe, located at 989 North Central Avenue. … Continue reading