HOF class announced; induction in Oct.


The McIntosh High School Hall of Fame has announced the Class of 2018 inductees. The formal induction event is scheduled for Oct. 19-20.

The inductees are:

* Rachel Melendez Mabee, Class of 1999 (Golf individual state champion; two-time golf team state and region champion; competed in the U.S. Girls Junior Championship).

* Emily Borsare Enriquez, Class of 2007 (state 1600-meter and 3200-meter champion; cross-country team state champion; individual cross-country region champion; three-time region and county 1600-meter and 3200-meter champion; two-time county cross-country team champion).

* Julie Herdic Gallagher, Class of 2001 (two-time high school soccer All-American; Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Female Soccer Player of the Year; soccer team state champion; three-time Georgia Soccer Olympic Player Development Team).

The two Distinguished Alumni are:

* Dawn Colbert Burnette, Class of 1986 (created “Daily Grammar Practice” which is used in middle and high schools in all 50 states and at least 20 foreign countries; Fayette County Teacher of the Year and the county’s first-ever state finalist; coached Chiefettes to seven state championships).

* Scott Bracco, Class of 1989 (21 years highly successful coaching experience, including 18 years as head coach; three-time Georgia High School Basketball Coach of the Year; six-time Region Coach of the Year; one national championship, two state championships, four Final Four, one Elite Eight, five Sweet 16s; chairman Atlanta Tip-Off Club; three years collegiate basketball playing experience, including Alabama junior college state championship team that was sixth in the nation).

The 1996 state championship boys cross-country team will also be recognized.