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  Longtime Coach Larry Walker inducted into

Rusk Independent School District Wall of Honor

Pictured front row left to right - Oliver Sturns, Coach Larry Walker, Lapoleon Atkins, Tracy Session . Back row left to right Tommy Cleaver, Rev. Jerry Leviston, Sam O’Neal, Rev. Phil Carter, Travis Session and Walter Session

Rusk, Texas - Dr. Scott Davis, RISD Superintendent introduced Coach Walker from the Eagle field to a standing room only crowd during half time of the Rusk Eagle versus Alto Yellow Jackets homecoming football game. He talked about the Wall of Honor and Coach Walker then gave the microphone to Tracy Session, RISD School board member who read Coach Walker’s biography.
The content of the biography has been placed on the plaque with a picture of Coach Walker. The plaque will be placed on the wall inside the entrance to the Eagle Swink Stadium. Others inductees who have been honored are James I. Perkins, 1955 honor student and president and chairman of Citizens 1st Bank since 1971; Dr. Jim Swink 1953 RHS graduate and top male student who was top male student in class and TCU  runner up for the Heisman Trophy.  Coach Doug Jordon who graduated RHS in 1956, an all around athlete playing football, baseball, basketball and track. He taught and coached at RHS 23 years. Dr. Jimmy Lewis Lovelady, a 1959 RHS graduate, obtained ED.D. Degree in education and taught 34 years at Angelina College.  Coach Larry Jay Walker, dedicated 42 years of his life to educating and coaching RISD students. He graduated from George W. Bradford High School in 1955. He played football, baseball, track and basketball and was a standout member of the 1955 Championship football team that went to Quarter Finals.  See complete story in October's Issue of the Texas Informer.

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