Retired Dairy Industry Executive
Kenneth Moore was a four-sport standout at Calhoun High School from 1945-1949; and four-year letterman in football. Moore led the region with 118 points in1947 and was named All-Region Class C. In 1948 he was namelass All-State, Offensive Player of the Year, State 2nd-Team for all classes, and to the All-Souther Team. He score 197 points his senior year, which set the state record for his 19.7 points per game average. Ken still holds the Georgia State Record for most touchdowns scored in one game by scoring 10 touchdowns and 2 extra points in the game against Acworth. In his entire high school career, Moore scored 384 points.
In track, Moore earned All-Region and All-State recognition and still holds the record for the 200 low hurdles. (This event was discontinued in 1950.) He averaged 20 points per track meet by running low hurdles, 100, 200, 880 relay, high jump, pole vault, nd shot put. He also was a 4-year letterman in baseball and basketball.
Moore earned a football scholarship to Clemson University where he set Atlantic Coast Conference records for most yards on punt returns and yards per carry in one gam. Moore ran for 153 yards in his final game and veraged 30.4 yards per carry. He also had a punt return 78 yards for a touchdown. As a member of the Clemson track team, Moore competed in the broad jump and low hurdles.
From 1950-1951, Moore was a member of the U.S. Marines. He participated in football for Camp LeJun and was a member of the winning team in the Military Electronics Bowl in Panama City, Florida. He was also a member of the North Severn Base championship basketball team. He played football for the NAPS (Naval Academy Preparatory School) which won the little Army-Navy game.
Moore was equally impressive as an executive in the dairy industry, where he developed the first fat-free, sugar-free ice cream as well as the formula for Freshens Yogurt and Smoothies.
He still remains active in life today and you can often find him on the golf course or keeping up with the Clemson Tigers.
He was a member of the Kiwanis Club. His most meaningful accomplishment as a member of Kiwanis was in the formation of the Columbus, Georgia chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Kenneth has been married to Marcia, whose father was the president of Clemson University, for over 60 years and they have two daughters, Margie and Marcia, and one son Kenny. The couple also has a son-in-law, Steve, and a daughter-in-law, Chris. They have five grandchildren.