Robert L. Raikes

Inducted 2011

  • Teacher and coach for 14 seasons in Rutherford County Schools

  • Coached boys’ basketball and football

  • Served as an educator in Smyrna for over 50 years

  • In his 37th year as Principal at Smyrna High School

  • A. F. Bridges Principal Award recipient

  • Multi-term president of the Rutherford county Secondary Principals Association

  • The football stadium at Smyrna High School is named in his honor

  • Smyrna High School has won a girls’ basketball championship, two football titles, and four boys’ bowling championships during his tenure

  • Member of TAASP / NASSP

  • Served on State Beta Club Council

  • Served as director of multiple district and region tournaments

  • Has been involved at Smyrna High School as an athlete, teacher, coach, and administrator

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