1988 Inductees

Violet McKie

Frank McBride

Harold White

Allen Benedict Court 1948-58

 One of the first inductees, Harold White was inducted for his service to the community. After graduating from S.C. State University, he coached at both the high school and college level. At the time of his induction, White was assistant athletic director at the University of South Carolina. He was inspired to coach athletics by his former high school coach Charles Bolden. White was humbled to be one of the first Wall of Fame honorees, saying "so many folks have gone on to do great things."

Allen Benedict Court 1943-58, Jaggers Terrace 1958-61, Saxon Homes 1961-69 

Violet McKie was the third honoree in 1988, inducted for her dedication to the community.  She helped organize the 1987 Allen-Benedict Court Reunion. A Cum Laude graduate of Benedict College, McKie worked for them for 25 years, first as a senior secretary specialist and eventually as a human resource specialist. At the time of her induction, McKie said, ''1 never thought anything like this would materialize. I guess I have made accomplishments without realizing it." She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. As of 2004, McKie and her husband, Albert, are

Owners of McKie's Fish and Chick’n located in Columbia.

Allen Benedict Court 1943-58, Jaggers Terrace 1958-62

One of the inaugural inductees into the Wall of Fame in 1988, Frank McBride was inducted for his outstanding service to the community. He is a graduate of C.A. Johnson High School and was as a state legislator at the time of his induction. McBride served on several legislative committees, the board of visitors at The Citadel, and was a licensed real estate salesperson with McBride realty. He believes that the Wall of Fame serves "as a model for not only children living in public housing, but for all children."