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FARGO — South High will induct four graduates and one faculty member into the school’s Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 22.

The event, which will be held at South High School, 1840 15th Ave. S., will begin with a party at 5:30 p.m. before dinner is served at 6 p.m.

James Caulfield, class of 1972, will be inducted into the room. Caulfield was an all-conference nose guard for the football team, and later served in the Air Force as an ordnance maintainer handling explosives. He spent his days working in what was called a bomb depot.

James Caulfield.

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Caulfield rose to the rank of Senior Master Sergeant and became highly decorated with honors that included the Meritorious Service Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, and Air Force Achievement Medal.

Caulfield retired in 2012 due to long nagging injuries.

South High will also induct Tanni Anthony, Class of 1975. Anthony is Director of the Access, Learning and Literacy Team of the Outstanding Student Leadership Unit at the Colorado Department of Education.

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Tanni Antoine.

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Anthony is a Visual Impairment Consultant for the State of Colorado and Project Director for Children and Youth with Combined Visual and Hearing Impairment. She has been a lecturer at several universities.

She has been invited to be a keynote speaker and workshop presenter in places as far away as Qatar.

While taking courses leading to his master’s degree and specialist diploma in instructional leadership, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy degree, Tom Gravel, inducted to Hall 2022, Class of 1981, maintained a 4.0 GPA.

Gravel is currently the principal of West Fargo Community High School, the district’s alternative high school. He is also the District’s Alternative Director environment program, director of adult education and administrator of homeschooling, homelessness and American Indian programs.

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Tom Gravel.

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Gravel began his education career as a history teacher and coach in Wahpeton, North Dakota. He then taught social studies in public schools in the Moorhead area and graduate courses at Minnesota State University at Moorhead. He was principal of the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton school district for a decade.

Tom Hoge, PGA Tour professional and 2007 South High graduate, will be inducted. His low score on the PGA Tour is 62. He won at Pebble Beach Golf Course one day when he beat Jordan Spieth in a duel.

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Hoge was born in North Carolina, but considers Fargo his hometown. As a sophomore at Texas Christian University, he finished third in the NCAA National Championships.

Adam Gronaas, a high school teammate, and David Schultz, a fellow TCU and Southern golfer, cite Hoge’s donations of clothes and hats to young players, his willingness to sign autographs at touring events, and various charitable activities.

Faculty member Steve Kennedy will enter the room after a long career as a teacher and coach.

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Steve Kennedy.

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As a physics teacher, he has developed and expanded the curriculum with various methods, making it fun for students and allowing them to succeed. During the years he taught the class, enrollment grew from one section of classes to more than five at a time.

In addition to chairing the science and math departments, he threw pep parties, hosted luncheons with students and staff, coached the Science Olympiad and Science Bowl teams, and was known for blowing his favorite classic rock songs between periods.

This legacy has extended to the golf course, creating a program that has won 12 state championships in 18 years. He was North Dakota Coach of the Year five times and National Coach of the Year in 2008. Since then, he has brought his teaching and coaching skills to NDSU, winning a Summit League Championship.

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