Hendersonville High School Alumni Association
Sunday, May 20, 2018

2011 Inductees

HHS Hall of Fame
2011 Inductees

Miss Cleaveland graduated from Peabody College and San Diego State University with a degree in education.  She later received her graduate degree from Rider College.   In 1938 she arrived in Hendersonville and continued her teaching career at Hendersonville High School.  At HHS, she taught business and was sponsor of the Laureate and the Red and White.  Miss Cleavelands’ main attributes were her ability to encourage the student to confront the difficult and overcome obstacles.  She taught her students to understand that you earn what you get out of life and one does not realize their ambition by seeking the easy way out.

Miss ReMine came to HHS after teaching at Brevard High School.  She was a graduate of Peabody College and achieved a graduate degree from the same institution.  At Hendersonville, she taught mathematics during the 1940’s and 1950’s.  She was an iconic teacher who worked with students to be successful not only in the classroom but also in life.  Though she was tough and strict, she was recognized as being totally fair.  Miss ReMine was more than an outstanding math instructor.  She was an individual that made a difference in her students’ lives and earned the greatest amount of respect from everyone that she taught.

Mr. Staton was a member of the Class of 1954 at HHS where he served as student body president.  After graduation from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the George Washington University Law School, he enjoyed a thirty-six year career in law.  After retirement, he returned to Henderson County where he serves as a Rotarian, a board member and secretary of the Hendersonville Center for the Arts, and a member of the board of trustees of the Flat Rock Playhouse.  He is currently the mayor of the Village of Flat Rock.

Mr. Michalove was a member of the Class of 1953 at HHS.  He later attended the business school at the University of Miami and then returned to Hendersonville to work in the family owned furniture business.  He was elected to the Hendersonville City Council in 1976 where he served for four years.  In 1981, he was elected as mayor of Hendersonville and served three terms.  He has also worked on the Board of Directors of the Salvation Army and is a member of the Elks Lodge, Lions Club, Sertoma Club, and has been an officer for the Hendersonville Jaycees.  Mr. Michalove was also host of “Open Line Hendersonville” pm WHKP for 16 years.

Mr. Lockaby graduated from Flat Rock High School and later graduated from Clemson University with a degree in math and science and a Master’s degree in educational administration.  He spent his entire career in education with the Hendersonville City Schools and ultimately became principal of Hendersonville High School from 1957 until 1971.  As HHS principal he guided the smooth transition of integration without incident.  He helped develop track and cross country programs that immediately won state championships.  His efforts guided the school to be recognized as an outstanding academic institution where a high percentage of graduating seniors were accepted by colleges throughout the country.