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Southwest High School boasts many famous graduates; from Rhodes Scholars, to best-selling authors, to Emmy Award-winning actors and NFL football greats.

Original Inductees into Hall of Fame
Recent Inductees into Hall of Fame
Annals of Achievement

Below are the first inductees into the
Southwest High School Hall of Fame
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Row 1.

Verne A. Chaney, Jr. 1941
President of the Timas A. Dooley Foundation
  Wibur F. Coen. 1928
Davis Cup Tennis Team
  Evan S. Connell, Jr. 1941

Row 2.

William N. Deramus. 1932
Railroad President
  David Douglas Duncan. 1933
  Meyer W. Friedman. 1927
Dir. - Brunn Institute of Cardivascular Research

Row 3.

James Green. 1928
Rep to the Geneva Disarmament Conference
  Fowler Hamilton. 1927
Rhodes Scholar
  Frederick James. 1932

Row 4.

W.K. Jones. 1933
Major General, command in Vietnam
  Lawrence Kimpton. 1927
Pres. Chicago University Atom Bomb Project
  Betty Ann Lynne. 1943
Actress (Andy Griffith Show)
Row 5. Lester Milgram. 1934
Community Leader Grocer Store owner
  Lawrence Miller. 1942
Rhodes Scholar
  Dale D. Meyers. 1929
Assoc. Administrator, N.A.S.A
Row 6. Elliot Norquist. 1928
Winner, National Oratorical Contest
  Marian Rippeteau O'Leary. 1946
  Burton Roueche. 1928
Row 7. Delia Ann Taylor Sinkov. 1930
Government Citiation
  Edmund Suor. 1936
West Point Grad. Squadron Leader, Air Force
  Ben Swofford. 1929
Winner, National Oratorical Contest
Row 8. Avis Green Tucker. 1933
Newspaper Publisher
  Richard Vrooman. 1954
Opera Star
  Ruth Warrick. 1934-2005
Row 9. Lawrence Winn. 1937
Congressman from Kansas

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