High School Temporarily Changes Name In Honor Of Carl Hall

By: KAKE News Email
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Thursday, April 4, 2013

A high school in Georgia is temporarily changing it's name in honor of Carl Hall.

From April 2nd through the 8th, Bleckley County High School in Cochran, Georgia is changing from the Royals to the Shockers in support of Hall, a 2007 graduate.

Superintendent of schools Dr. Charlotte Pipkin signed the proclamation this week. Here's more information from the school district's website:

Hall, A 2007 graduate of Bleckley County High School, helped his team earn a spot in the NCAA Basketball Tournament this season. On the road to the Final Four, the Shockers defeated Pittsburgh, #1 seed Gonzaga, LaSalle, and Ohio State. The Shockers face the Louisville Cardinals Sturday Night at the Georgia Dome. Hall is a Senior for Wichita State.

While at Bleckely County High School, Hall starred for the Royals in both basketball and football, advancing to the State AA Elite Eight in each sport. This Friday, students and staff in Bleckely County are encouragerd to wear black and gold in support of Carl. He has brought recognition to Cochran, Georgia during the NCAA basketball tournament and we are proud to call him “ours”.

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