Montevallo High School to rededicate gymnasium Dec. 16

Published 9:31 am Tuesday, December 14, 2010


Montevallo High School will rededicate Susie DeMent Gymnasium in between the boys’ and girls’ basketball games Dec. 16 against West Blocton.

After some recent renovations to the gym, Montevallo is inviting DeMent back to the school for the rededication ceremony at 7 p.m..

DeMent, who is 94-years-old, is a member of the Alabama High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. DeMent was one of the first cheerleaders at Montevallo High School.

DeMent spent a career of more than 50 years at the school teaching typing and journalism. DeMent also kept statistics and scorebooks for football, basketball and baseball.