HHS HALL OF FAME 2016 INDUCTEES
Richard Pearce is a 1941 graduate of Hendersonville High School. After graduation Dick went into the Navy and was honorably discharged in 1945. He then went to University ofNorth Carolina for 2 years before transferring to Stetson University where he earned a law and history degree and a masters in American studies. He later spent several years practicing law and held high positions at Stetson, Bethune-Cookman and was president ofMethodist University from 1973-83. He was a special individual who lead in the area ofcommunity service and encouraged his students to do the same.
Tom and Fran Shipman