GEORGE (DAHIR) DARE
Class of 1971
Inducted in 2009
George was inducted into the SHSAA Hall of Fame in 2009.
George Dahir attended music education classes in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Accomplishing his dream of becoming a singer/songwriter, arranger and music producer, he has received numerous honors, including special recognition at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. for his to contributions to music under his stage name, GEORGE DARE.
He has arranged and produced music for movie film scores, theme songs and jingles and has also toured schools throughout the USA and Canada performing anti-drug and alcohol concerts for over two million students. He also created the life saving fire safety song "Stop, Drop & Roll" which is taught to more than eight million students and senior citizens each year, and is also a national spokesperson for DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), and has received other awards for serving as a positive role model for the youth of America, as well as for his original compositions and advertising industry campaigns.
He has also volunteered his considerable talents and enthusiasm to assist many charities, including creating them songs for the Autism Association, Muscular Dystrophy Telethon and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Geroge passed in 2019.