Cushing High School is proud to announce its 2018 inductees to the CHS Athletic Hall of Fame. The inductees will be honored on Friday, August 31st before the first home football game.
Tommy Hoang - CHS Class of 1998 - Tommy was a 4-time state placer for the Cushing Tiger Wrestling Team from 1995-1998. Tommy was a 2-time State Champion, winning State Titles his junior and senior years. Tommy capped off an outstanding career with a perfect 36-0 record his senior year. Tommy attended college at Duke University on a wrestling scholarship. Tommy was a letter winner for the Blue Devils from 2000-2003. Tommy qualified for the NCAA wrestling tournament 3 times. He remains one of only four Duke Wrestlers to achieve that feat in the history of the program. Tommy earned all ACC honors in 2001 and was selected as Duke’s most outstanding wrestler that year. Following his graduation from Duke in 2003, Tommy pursued a future with the United States Army. He was commissioned as an Officer in the United States Army in 2010 and was promoted to the rank of Captain. Tommy served in Korea, as well as two tours of duty in Afghanistan, where he received the Bronze Star, and Meritorious Service Award. Tommy’s military service was personally recognized by former Department of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates.
Charitie Lewis - CHS Class of 2006 - Charitie excelled at Track and Basketball for the Lady Tigers. Charitie led CHS to two state semi-final appearances during her career. Charitie averaged 15 points and 9.3 rebounds a game for the tigers. She was also the first female basketball player in CHS history to score over 1,000 points. Charitie was an All-State Basketball Player for CHS. Charitie also had an outstanding college career while attending USAO from 2006-2010. She scored 1,366 points and grabbed 842 rebounds during her career at USAO. Throughout Charitie’s career she received All-SAC honors multiple years and was named SAC Player of the week on two different occasions.
Hubert Butler - BTW Class of 1948 - Hubert Butler was a star basketball player for Booker T Washington. Hubert Butler led Booker T. Washington to State Championships in 1945, 1946, and 1948. By winning the State Championship they qualified for the National Tournament in Nashville, Tennessee at Tennessee State College. In 1946 Hubert Butler led his Booker T. Washington team to a National Title and was named an “All American”. Hubert went on to have a very successful career at Langston University.