Patrick County High School, in conjunction with the Patrick County High School Alumni Association and the Patrick County Cougar Club, is excited to announce the 2016 Patrick County High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class. The members selected for induction include Lisa Hatcher-King, Jimmy Cockram and Amy Nelson.\r\nMembers will be inducted at ceremonies spanning the day on September 16. Inductees will be first honored at the Hall of Fame Luncheon at Stuart Presbyterian Church at 11:30 a.m. At this event, inductees will address fellow members and guests.\r\nMembers will be introduced to the PCHS student body during the Homecoming Assembly at PCHS at 2 p.m. Finally, the inductees will be honored at the end of the first quarter of the PCHS football game vs. North Stokes.\r\nTickets for the luncheon are available in limited numbers. For ticket information please contact PCHS Athletic Director Terry Harris.\r\n\r\n2016 Hall of Fame Class\r\n\r\nLisa Hatcher-King\r\nA two-sport athlete for the Lady Cougars, Lisa Hatcher-King excelled in both basketball and track and field during her time at Patrick County High School. Hatcher-King set records in the 400-meter run as well as being on the team that set the 4 X 100-meter record.\r\nDuring her career in track and field, she was also recognized as an All-District and All-Region performer. Upon graduation in 1977, Hatcher-King accepted a track and field scholarship to Delaware State University. As a Delaware Hornet, Hatcher-King continued to earn accolades being recognized twice by the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women and being named as the Outstanding Competitor in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and the Eastern Athletic Conference. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.\r\n\r\nJimmy Cockram\r\nA 1988 graduate of Patrick County High School, Jimmy Cockram completed a high-school career with several honors in basketball as well as track and field. On the hardwood, Cockram was named All-District in 1987 and 1988. In his senior year, Cockram was named an All-Region III player, Piedmont District Player of the Year, and PCHS Athlete of the Year. He was chosen as the recipient of the Principal\u2019s Award for Athletics and was selected to the Virginia East\/West All-Star Game.\r\nCockram\u2019s basketball career would also include being named Best Free-Throw Shooter for the 1986, 1987, and 1988 seasons, as well as becoming a member of the Cougar Basketball 1,000 Point Club.\r\nCockram\u2019s track and field career was also highly decorated. He placed in the district and regional meets in the triple jump in 1986 and 1987 while winning the 1988 title in both meets. Cockram also placed in the 1987 and 1988 district meet as a member of the 1600-meter relay.\r\nCockram left his most impressive mark in the high jump competition by winning the district and region meets in 1986, 1987, and 1988. After a second place finish at the state meet in 1986, Cockram won the state championship in the high jump in 1987 and 1988 while setting a state record in 1987. He was ranked #10 in the United States for the high jump in 1988 by Track and Field Magazine. In 1986 and 1988, he collected the Most Valuable Track and Field Awards for Patrick County High School.\r\nCockram accepted a basketball scholarship to Campbell University after graduating from Patrick County High School.\r\n\r\nAmy Nelson\r\nAmy Nelson is a 1996 graduate of Patrick County High School. A four-year varsity letterman for the Lady Cougar basketball team, Nelson collected all-district honors her sophomore, junior and senior seasons. While leading the team in scoring each of those three years, Nelson also led the team in assists in 1993 and 1994.\r\nIn her senior season of 1995, Nelson topped the 1,000-point mark for her career. She was selected team captain, Most Valuable Player in 1994 and 1995, Senior Female Athlete of the Year, Virginia High School Coaches Association Scholarship winner, and the PCHS Athletic Booster Club Scholarship winner.\r\nIn addition to excelling in basketball, Nelson was also a standout in both volleyball and softball. She served as a team captain for both squads.\r\nAfter graduating from PCHS, Nelson continued her basketball career by playing two seasons at Randolph-Macon College.