1999 Inductees

Joe A. Allen

Joe A. Allen has been the successful head football coach of North Garland high School for 13 years, since coming to Garland in 1986. In his fourth season, in 1989, North Garland tied for the district championship with a league record of five wins and a single loss. The Raiders defeated Dallas Spruce for the bi-district title, 14-10, but lost to Lake Highlands, 42-35, in the area playoff contest, and completed the season with eight wins and four losses. In 1990, the Raiders again tied for the district championship with six victories and one loss, before they ended their 9-2 season with a 21-14 bi-district loss to Tyler Lee.

Read More

Lisa Boyce

Lisa McCorstin Boyce, as a freshman at South Garland High School in the fall of 1976, won the District 10-4A cross country championship, qualified at the regional meet to advance, and in December won the state championship. In the spring of 1977, she won the district mile run, won the event at the Region II meet, and then captured the state championship with a time of 5:09.0. As a sophomore, she won the regional cross country championship and was fourth in the state cross country competition. In the spring of 1978, she won the district mile championship and the regional mile run...

Read More

Dr. Thomas T. Goforth

Dr. Thomas T. Goforth at Garland High School in 1954, won the district tennis singles championship, before losing in the regional finals. As a sophomore at Baylor University, Tom was the number one tennis singles player and also competed on the top doubles duo. At the end of the season, he was presented the team's outstanding player award. In 1958, Tom again was presented the Bears' outstanding player award, as he represented Baylor in singles play in the Southwest Conference meet and also played doubles in the meet. For the full season the Baylor team won 60 matches and lost 47.

Read More

Michael Wilson

Michael Wilson, as a sophomore at North Garland High School in 1973, won the all-around gymnastic title at the Texas High School Gymnastics Championships, and in 1974 as a junior, he repeated as the State all-around champion and also won four individual events. In August of 1974, Mike topped his high school accomplishments by winning the AAU National Junior Olympics all-around championship at Lincoln, Nebraska, placing first in floor exercise, vault, and horizontal bar and second in parallel bars, side horse, and rings. He later added his third State all-around title in the spring of 1975.

Read More