Past and Present Katy ISD Athletes Inducted into the 2018 Hall of Honor



OCTOBER. 16, 2018

by Katy Magazine Editors

Photography provided by Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor 


This past weekend, 51 individuals and 4 teams were inducted in the Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor's Class of 2018. The Inductees include various teams and individuals who were top standouts in Katy ISD athletic programs from the ‘60s through 2000s.

Individual Inductees

The individual inductees were presented on October 12 and 13 at either Legacy or Rhodes Stadiums during half time. The list of individuals included coaches, athletes, school namesakes, the Katy ISD superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt, and dozens of other athletes. 


The alphabetical list of inductees is as follows:


​Roosevelt Alexander
James Aston
Ernest “Dink” Beakley
Ja'Mel Branch
Tina Boutelle Carter
Gregory “Beau” Davidson
Jannett Hirsch Dennison
Jeff Dixon
Lisa Klam Drews
Paul Drobnitch
Curtis Fagen
Bubba Fife
Mitch Fralick    

Frank Fry
Jeff Gotte
Heather Gratzer
Dwight Gross
Mark Hall
Kathy Townsend Hamilton
Bill Haskett
Dr. Lance Hindt
A. J. House
Brandon Houston
Jacob Jones    
Jeffrey Joseph
Jared Kaspar

Janet Koening
Eric Konesheck
Donnie Laurence, Sr
​John Lawrence
Holly Lindloff Matkins
Garland (Scooter) McMeans, Jr.
Joel Moore
Keith Mouton
Matt Nesbitt
Dennis Ray Phillips
Derek Placke
Celeste Maples Scearce
Ronnie Scearce

Chris Sciba
​Parker Sheffy
Janis Goynes Shipper
Davy Smith
Louis Thibodeaux
John Triska
Lee S. Tynes
Dr. Cristin Vitek Wafer
J.D. Williams
Debbe Woods

Robbie Scroggins Yarbrough



 Team Inductees

Four Teams were also inducted into the 2018 Hall of Honor. The teams range through the years 

Katy High School 2000 Football State Champions



Taylor High School 2001 Men's Swimming & Diving State Champions

 Taylor High School 2003 Men's Swimming & Diving State Champion

Taylor High School 2002 Tennis State Champions

How Inductees were Chosen

Nominations were reviewed by the Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor's Board and voted on by the Committee. According to the website, the purpose is to honor teams and individuals who contribute to athletics in the Katy Independent School District. 


Katy ISD established the Athletic Hall of Honor as a way recognize the efforts and contributions of former student athletes, athletic teams, coaches and special merit individuals who have brought distinction, honor and excellence to themselves and to the District.


For more information on the Hall of Honor, visit



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