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CHATTANOOGA SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS AND SCIENCES RENAMES FACILITIES AFTER LONGTIME COACH AND CONDUCTOR - CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS

CSAS Renaming Committee Jim Boles, principal Tiffanie Robinson, school board member Julia Gaines, assistant principal Carmen Veller, assistant principal Zach Wyatt, parent Amy Freeman, faculty Jeff Covington, community member Karen Long, parent CSAS basketball coach Mark Dragoo shouts to players during a game on Dec. 7, 2018. CSAS basketball coach Mark Dragoo shouts to players... Photo by Doug Strickland /Times Free Press. Thanks to the efforts of its senior class, the orchestra room and basketball court at Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences soon will bear new names. The Hamilton County school board recently approved the renaming of the orchestra room at CSAS in honor of long-time orchestra teacher and conductor Gary Wilkes and the basketball court after legendary basketball coach Mark Dragoo. "Thank you for the opportunity to say a few words about two gentlemen who have done some amazing things, not only for our school but for the entire district and community," said CSAS Principal Jim Boles at Thursday's school board meeting. "Together, these two gentlemen have 79 years of teaching under their belts, which I think is pretty amazing." Document: Renaming CSAS basketball court and orchestra room In a letter to the Hamilton County Board of ...

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