Recent Members

Ben Brewer 1962
Bessie Ramsey 1978
Daniel Weldon 1968
Deb Baker 1972
Joe Mac Ivor 1958
Ken Kline 1967
Scott Buddy 1989
Sue Sauce 1982

Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Dondero High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Oaks lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Barbara Piraino Olson
Barbara Piraino Olson Class of 1974
Army, 13 Years
Barbara considered it an honor to serve the US in the Army...wouldn't trade away one experience. "If you can't stand behind our troops, please feel free to stand in front of them."
Barrett Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired after 25 years as a CMSgt. Spent my entire career in Communications-Electronics career area.
Brian taylor (bob)
Brian taylor (bob) Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Was stationed at camp lejeune nc with 2nd combat engineer btn deployed to iraq from apr to oct 09
Charles (Chuck) Kinney
Charles (Chuck) Kinney Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years
2.5 yrs at HQ 2nd SAC, Barksdale AFB, LA 1.5 yrs at HQ PacAF, Hickam AFB, HI
David Karjala
David Karjala Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
Assigned to bases in States and Europe. Best assignment was with the Air Force Thunderbirds.
David Rugenstein
David Rugenstein Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Sergeant. Electronics. San Diego, North Carolina, Viet Nam.
Donald MacIntyre
Donald MacIntyre Class of 1976
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Aviation. Fixed and Rotary Wing. Helicopter Rescue Swimmer. Muriel Boat lift Cuba Operation Trident (USS Ohio) VP security President Security stand-by FV Majestic
Greg Blitz
Greg Blitz Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years
Electronic Technician, 10 years in Japan, the rest in the western pacific.
James babb
James babb Class of 1993
Army, 16 Years
3 seperate deployment was awarded combat action badge in iraq. Returned tp united states from korea now in ft polk la.
james c stewart jr
james c stewart jr Class of 1981
Navy, 6 Years
Jason R. Bayliss
Jason R. Bayliss Class of 1996
Marine Corps Reserve, 6 Years
Deployed in 2003 in support of Operating Iraqi Freedom.
Jeff Bearsby
Jeff Bearsby Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served just short of 22 years.
Kevin Aulph
Kevin Aulph Class of 2002
Coast Guard, 5 Years
Semper Paratus!
Kevin Aulph
Kevin Aulph Class of 2002
Coast Guard, 4 Years
Mark John Fife
Mark John Fife Class of 1975
Army, 3 Years
Hawaii 76-79
Matthew A. Pogue
Matthew A. Pogue Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Matthew A. Pogue served 20 years of honorable and faithfull service as a US Marine. He has three Combat Deployments, Desert Sheild/Storm and two tours to Iraq (OIF 1 and OIF 5-7)
Matthew Pogue
Matthew Pogue Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Served in the infantry with tours on Recruiting Duty, I&I Duty, and as a Primary Marksmanship Instructor.
michael k paul
michael k paul Class of 1960
Air Force, 6 Years
Worked with the F-106 aircraft and was in an air police reserve unit .Provided training for South Vietnamese pilots
Michelle (Cohen) Highley
Michelle (Cohen) Highley Class of 2001
Army, 10 Years
MP in the reservice and still servng.
Richard Dembroski
Richard Dembroski Class of 1966
Air Force, 8 Years
USAF 1967 to 1975. Air Traffic Controller. Hill afb, UT, Pleiku AB, Vietnam, Westover AFB, MA & Wurtsmith AFB, MI

Classmates Spotlight

Dondero High School Classmates

Sylvia Luger
Class of '64

Alumni Stories

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School News


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