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John Hughes

John Hughes, Class of 1972

Induction Class of 2012
Football & Baseball

As a Freshman Hughes was names as an Honorable Mention All-State Selection. In his sophomore year Hughes ended the season with a trip to the state championship in Biloxi. He was named an All-State Selection and was a member of the North All-Star Team. Hughes also played shortstop for two years for the Trojan Baseball team.

Hughes received a football scholarship to Southeastern Louisiana University. He earned a BS in Zoology and ABS in Biology Education.

John began his teaching and coaching career at Picayune High School. He then spent three years at Salem High School in Slidell, LA.

In 1987 Hughes joined the John C. Stennis Space Center as a senior scientist for NASA’S Environmental Services Laboratory where he received the NASA Space Flight Awareness Honoree Award.

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