Pete Lawson

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Inducted 2016

  • Publisher/Editor/Reporter for The Smoky Mountain Times for over 30 years • Reported bad news like an old friend, and good news like a best friend, celebrating the accomplishments of not only Swain High Athletes but all of Swain County, while never compromising the facts • Carried out every chore of publishing The Smoky Mountain Times, from typesetting, advertising sales, photography, reporting, editing, and yes even delivery •Gave voice to the accomplishments of young people for his entire 30 plus year career • North Carolina Jaycees – Citizen of the Year • 2006-07 recipient of Jack Stickley Fellow For Dedicated Humanitarian Services by NC Lions Club Foundation • 5 time recipient of Swain County Schools Outstanding Contribution/Service Award • Grand Marshall of 1978 Swain Merchants Christmas Parade • Recipient of Swain County Athletic Hall of Fame Special Recognition Award in 2007
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