December 6, 1948 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, John Swofford was born in North Wilkesboro. Swofford was a great athlete at Wilkes Central High School and then at UNC and has been a notable college administrator. He has served as athletics director at UNC and long-time commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 2009.
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