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Charleston city officials to honor Modie Risher, Sr.

Modie Risher (Source: CCSD) Modie Risher (Source: CCSD)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Charleston City Council will be honoring beloved Burke High School coach Modie Risher, Sr. Tuesday evening. 

Risher, an educator and coach for more than three decades, died on Oct. 17 at 88 years old. 

He was laid to rest on Monday, a day Mayor John Tecklenburg also declared “Modie Risher, Sr. Day” in the City of Charleston.

Risher became one of the most success multi-sport coaches in school history, leading the Bulldogs to the 1955 South Carolina AAA state football championship. 

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