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Erica Gray Inducted into KAAC Hall of Fame


CCHS Academic Team Head Coach Erica Gray was inducted into the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition (KAAC) Coach’s Hall of Fame on September 23. KAAC recognizes individuals who have gone above and beyond to provide a brighter future for Kentucky students through Hall of Fame recognition. Coaches, administrators, or officials who have accomplished noteworthy achievements that further academic competition on a local, regional, or statewide level can be inducted into the KAAC Hall of Fame. The 2022 inductees include Gray, Brian Sullivan from Henderson County High School, and the late Mary Ann Beshear Miller from the Kentucky Department of Education.

Gray has served as an Academic Team head coach for 16 years, the last 15 at CCHS, where her teams have earned 12 consecutive District championships, three Regional championships, seven Regional runners up titles, multiple State top 10 finishes, including a 2022 Future Problem Solving State championship. The Lakers have made numerous appearances at national and international competitions, including the Department of Energy National Science Bowl, PACE, and Future Problem Solving International Conference. Gray teaches chemistry at CCHS and is married to Dr. Chip Gray of Murray. They have two daughters, Claire and Laurel.