Frank Hughes College
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|Motto||"Ninety-eight percent of hard work and inspiration is usually only another word for perspiration." - Edison.|
|President||J. Thompson Baker, B.L., PH.M.|
|Location||Clifton, Tennessee, USA|
|Frank Hughes School|
|444 Main Street
Clifton, Tennessee, Wayne County, Tennessee 38425
|School type||Public, Public|
|School board||Wayne County School Board|
|School district||Wayne County Schools|
|Campus size||7 Acres|
Frank Hughes College was established in memory of a young boy who was killed in a hunting accident in 1904. The school began as a grade school, secondary school, and a college, all in one facility. By 1909, there were students from several states attending the college and boarding at private homes in the town. The college portion was phased out in the late 1920s after steamboat travel began to change to automobiles. The original building was demolished in 1976.
In the 1986, the girls basketball team had a 35-3 win/loss record and won the class A State championship.
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