(August 27, 2021) - A ceremony was held at Ray Skillman Stadium on Friday, August 27 to name the Center Grove High School track in honor of Mrs. Carol Tumey.
Mrs. Tumey served for 12 years on the CGCSC Board of School Trustees, following a 40-year career as a teacher, coach, and athletic administrator at Center Grove High School. During that time, she forged a path for female athletes, developing the first girls’ sports program. Tumey became the first girls’ basketball coach and went on to coach girls' track and field, volleyball, and cross-country teams. She is also credited with creating the first girls’ county basketball tournament.
Mrs. Tumey is a member of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and the Indiana Track & Field Hall of Fame. She has received numerous awards throughout her lifetime of service, including the prestigious Sagamore of the Wabash from Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb in January.