BCHS would like to express our sympathy to the family of beloved teacher and coach, Mr. Lewis Carpenter. He passed away Nov. 9th. He was a school teacher in Gaston County for over 30 years. Most of that time was spent teaching history here, at Bessemer City High School where he also coached women’s softball and basketball, and was the official scorekeeper and public-address announcer for the baseball team. A memorial service will be held on Sun. November 18th, 2018 at 2:00PM at Pisgah United Methodist Church 2582 Gastonia Hwy, Lincolnton, NC 28092.