Former Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) Executive Director Ronnie Carter has been selected in the administrator category to be placed in the 2013 class of the National High School Hall of Fame.
Ronnie Carter, who retired in 2009 after 23 years as executive director of the TSSAA, is this year’s inductee in the Administrators category, and Richard Floyd, who is retiring this year after 50 years in music education, including 29 years as director of music for the University Interscholastic League (UIL) in Austin, Texas, is this year’s honoree in the Performing Arts category.
Carter joined the TSSAA staff in 1978 and was appointed executive director in 1986. In addition to his leadership at the state level, Carter served on the NFHS Football Rules Committee for 25 years and was chair of the NFHS Basketball Rules Committee for eight years. He was chair of the Football Research Subcommittee for eight years and was a member of the NFHS Wrestling Rules Committee for four years. Carter was president of the NFHS in 2001-02.
Carter is among 13 individuals who will be inducted. The National High School Hall of Fame will take place June 27th at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The 31st Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be the closing event of the 94th annual NFHS summer meeting.