B. W. ATKINSON lettered in football, basketball and baseball at Gray High School. Atkinson was All-District Conference in football in 1944 and 1945; All-Southern. 1945 and All City in 1943-44-45. His crowning glory came when he was named Outstanding Lineman in the Shrine Game of December, 1945.
Atkinson has expressed a recent desire to serve the public by becoming an elected official.