Class of 2023 Inductees

Ben Lippen Inducts Two at 2023 Athletics Hall of Fame Reception

Ben Lippen School will celebrate Homecoming 2023 by honoring five people who have made outstanding contributions to Ben Lippen athletics during its 83-year history that began in Asheville, North Carolina, the school’s first location.

The Hall of Fame inductees are

  • Joey Carter: 2010 alumnus and excelled in both baseball and football, earning honors at the school, state, and regional levels.

  • Butch Sursavage: Bible teacher, coach, and mentor. Along with coaching junior varsity and varsity basketball, Sursavage was an integral part of starting the school’s football program on its new Columbia campus.

Class of 2023 Hall of Fame Inductees (click the images below to learn more)

Joey Carter
Butch Sursavage