Vestavia Hills City Schools honors 2023 Hall of Fame inductees
February 2, 2024 -- The Vestavia Hills City Schools Hall of Fame added five new inductees earlier this week to its list of legendary educators.
The school system held its fourth annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony Monday night at the Vestavia Hills Civic Center. Inductees in the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2023 included:
Beverly Brasell, English, Speech, and Drama teacher at Vestavia Hills High School from 1974 to 2007
William T. “Bill” Clark, first superintendent of Vestavia Hills City Schools, who served from 1970 to 1979 and was inducted posthumously
Jennifer Greer, special education teacher at Louis Pizitz Middle School and Vestavia Hills High School from 1996 to 2021
Kym Prewitt, who served in various school system roles from 1987 to 2023, including as an English and Youth Leadership teacher at Vestavia Hills High School and as a Board of Education member
Jim Williams, principal of Vestavia Hills Elementary East from 1981 to 1999
The Class of 2023 was the fourth group of educators inducted into the VHCS Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees were chosen from a field of nominees submitted in 2023 by alumni, current and former school employees, and the community at large. More than 140 nominations have been received since the start of the Hall of Fame initiative. A full list of previous inductees as well as nomination information for the Class of 2024 is available at vhcs.us/halloffame.
“The Class of 2023 continues the remarkable legacy of influence that is characteristic of the previous inductees into the VHCS Hall of Fame. They each exemplified a model of excellence that is the standard for educators in Vestavia Hills,” said Todd Freeman, Ed.D., Vestavia Hills City Schools superintendent.