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Prince Edward Academy/Fuqua School Athletics Hall of Fame

Posted On: 11/21/2016 11:55 AM

Dr. Kenneth B Batts, George Moore, Dalton Kuhar

PEA/FUQUA SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2016/2017 ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY

The Prince Edward Academy/Fuqua School Athletics Hall of Fame social and induction ceremony will be held on Friday, November 4, 2016, in the school’s Gee-Price Activity Center. The event is open to the public beginning with a social at 4:30 p.m. The cost is $25 per person. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact Fuqua School at (434)392-4131.

This year’s inductees include:

Dr. Kenneth B Batts
A highly successful Prince Edward Academy athlete, lettering in both football and baseball, Batts excelled on Gilmer field as a linebacker and guard.  As a varsity letterman football player, Kenny earned the T.C. Coleman Leadership Award, was an All-Conference Guard, as well as All-Conference Linebacker. Kenny also won the Prince Edward Academy Defensive Player of the Year award in 1975. The skills Kenny learned on Gilmer field started way before high school as his little league football coaches would one day be his future high school coaches, Coach Hazelwood and Bozo Addleman.  Batts accepted a football scholarship to Catawba College in Salisbury, NC where he was a linebacker. While at Catawba college, Kenny earned the Whitener Award for Outstanding Male Graduate, was president of Alpha Chi, and graduated Magna Cum Laude. A Retired Army Colonel, Dr. Batts spent 30 years in the Medical Corps as a family physician. In 1993, he completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Hughston Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Clinic. He served as the Medical Director for the Hawaii Special Olympics from 1993 to 1998 and as the President of Hawaii Academy of Family Physicians in 2004. In 2008, he was honored as the Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians Outstanding Family Physician. He has been a member of the American Board of Family Medicine since 1996, earning the Degree of Fellow. Currently he is working at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth performing medical evaluation boards for Wounded Warriors. Kenneth is the son of Billy and Emma Batts. Kenneth and his wife Sherreen have one daughter Emily.

George Moore
George Moore, a successful three-sport high school athlete, not only stood out for his pitching skills on the baseball field and defensive skills on the football field, but he also put time in on the hard wood. As a five-year varsity baseball player, George joined Coach Fore’s varsity team as an 8th grader, with 25 plus wins in his pitching career and only one loss. Moore shared Gilmer field with an extraordinary team posting an enviable record in the regular season, 13-1, and going on to win the VAAC Western Conference. George was named to the VAAC all-conference team for his achievements on the mound in 1979 & 1980. George’s athletic abilities could be seen on the football field as well. As a varsity player, he was a member of the 1978 “Big Mean Orange Machine” Wolverines team and named to the VAAC all-conference team as a defensive player in 1979. After high school George joined the United States Navy. He currently works for Securus Technologies. George has two sons, Cody and Dustin Moore. George’s passion in life is still on the “field” only now it’s a golf course green.

Dalton Kuhar
Dalton Kuhar is 2010 graduate of Fuqua School. While at Fuqua, Dalton excelled in both the fall cross country and spring track, she is the only athlete in school history to have her shoes bronzed. Her jersey was also retired and hangs in the gym across the street. Dalton helped put our cross-country program on the map through her constant drive and leadership abilities. She won back to back state titles in cross country in the fall of 2008 and again in 2009. Three times in her career she was named to the all-state team as well as all-conference honors numerous times. In school, Dalton was known for her bright personality and her ability to make anyone smile. She was member of the Cum Laude Society, and a recipient of the Roy B. Hargrove Fine Arts Award. After graduating from Fuqua, Dalton went on to attend Virginia Military Institute where she continued her love of running by joining the cross-country team. She competed three of her four seasons at college continually improving her skills and finishing 19th overall in the entire Big South Conference meet her senior season while serving as team captain. In the spring of 2014, Dalton graduated with honors from VMI with a Bachelor’s of Science. After college, she worked for the Atlantic Research Group as a clinical research assistant and as an intern for the Performance Place, a University of Virginia physical therapy and sports medicine program. She is currently applying to medical school where she plans to continue her dream of becoming a doctor.

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