Honored In 2016
In a rare move by the City of Jacksonville, Mayor Dick Stone surprised city employee and JHS graduate, Billy Redd with the Influential Indian designation in 2016. Billy Redd has served the community of Jacksonville is so many ways. Billy not only has dedicated years of service to the city, but he has supported the JISD athletic program throughout his adult life. He has guided many Jacksonville youth in extra-curricular athletics and supported city-wide football, basketball, and baseball teams right alongside of the Jacksonville Indian teams. A debt of gratitude from many community leaders is signified by the city recognizes his efforts.