Joel Helton Memorial Scholarship Fund established

Joel Helton Memorial Scholarship Fund established

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Joel Helton Memorial Scholarship Fund established

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The Knoxville high school football family lost a big piece last weekend with the passing of Joel Helton. Helton coached at Central for 27 years. He died July 4 from liver cancer.

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His children, Alison and Zach Helton, are working to establish a scholarship fund in his honor. The Joel Helton Memorial Scholarship will be given to a Central Bobcat who possess the qualities Coach Helton demanded of his players.

-Drive

-Respectful to teachers, classmates and coaches

-Honesty

-Willingness to be a part of the team

If you wish to donate to the fund, you can send donations to:

Joel Helton Memorial Scholarship Fund

PO Box 18560

Knoxville, TN 37928

Longtime Central High School football coach, Joel Helton, passed away July 4th, 2015.

Longtime Central High School football coach, Joel Helton, passed away July 4th, 2015.

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