Hendersonville High School Alumni Association
Thursday, November 23, 2017

2006 Inductees

Patricia Orr Mebane
A long time favorite and much loved performer at Flat Rock playhouse. Pat married newsman Bill Mebane (Asheville Citizen Times), raised three children and served with distinction for over 25 years as a nationally recognized Hospital Public Relations Director for St. Joseph\'s Hospital and the Sister\'s of Mercy in Asheville, N.C.
 
Alexander Walter "Alex" Houston
Alex and his sidekick "Elmer" have made a name for themselves as one of the leading ventriloquist acts in the country, with a career spanning more than 50 years. Still active, they perform regularly at Branson, Missouri and other entertainment venues.
 
David W. Cooley
Dave has made a career in the field of Journalism and Chamber of Commerce Management. He is one of the outstanding Chamber of Commerce Directors in this country in the 20th century. He has served as director in Greer, S.C., Hendersonville, N.C., Greenville, S.C., Jacksonville, FL, Memphis TN, Dallas, TX and for four years as president of American Chamber of Commerce Executives. Retired since 1995, he is still active worldwide as a consultant and guest speaker.