Sam and Nelda Kerr

Inducted 2012

  • Worked tirelessly in many different capacities at TSSAA championship events for many years

  • Spearheaded first TSSAA merchandising program

  • Both have taken up tickets at many state tournaments, and Nelda has worked the ramp at basketball
  • Nelda has been in charge of lining up halftime entertainment at state basketball tournaments, as well as the National Anthem performances

  • Nelda is credited with designing the original TSSAA Spring Fling logo and was the TSSAA official photographer for a period of time
  • Sam has been heavily involved in officiating football, basketball, track and field, and softball

  • Sam officiated in the first-ever TSSAA Softball State Championship

  • Sam has served as a Supervisor and Assigning Officer of officials for many years and has handled state rules meetings in softball
  • Sam was a member of the NFHS Softball Rules Committee







Other 2012 Inductees

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