HIGHLANDS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
Class of 2019
Derek Smith - Class of 1999 is considered one of the most accomplished athletes in the history of Highlands High School. He was a four year starter in basketball and was the Ninth Region Player of the Year and First Team All-State in his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons. He was runner-up for Mr. Kentucky Basketball his senior year. He was named the KHSAA Male Basketball Player of the Year. He is also the second leading scorer in Highlands history with 2,229 career points. His Highlands basketball jersey (#35) is retired in the school gymnasium.
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He is married to Juli Sublett-Smith.
To purchase tickets for the 2019 HHS Athletic Hall of Fame Reception, tickets must be purchased on Eventbrite.com by September 5, 2019 - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/highlands-high-school-athletic-hall-of-fame-2019-reception-registration-66561391915
Tickets are $55 for the dinner reception at The Syndicate in Newport, Kentucky on 9/22/19 at 6:00 p.m. The Hall of Fame ceremony in the HHS PAC begins at 3:00 p.m. on 9/22. That event is free and open to the public.