Military Alumni

Military High School 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 Forest Hills Central High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Rangers lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Jack Allen Zoodsma
Jack Allen Zoodsma
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Jack entered the Marine Corps. in the fall of 1968. He went to Vietnam in the summer of 1969. He was killed in Quang Name Province on February 17, 1970.
John Welsh
John Welsh
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

GMG-3 USS FDR CVA42. Vietnam 1966-1967
Peg Compton
Peg Compton
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Master Sergeant, U.S. Army retired. Combat service in southwest Asia, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn, 2010-2011.
Robert Van Wyck
Robert Van Wyck
Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Joined USMC August 1970, served in Southeast Asia 1971-72. Honorable discharge August 1972.

Classmates Spotlight

Forest Hills Central High School Classmates

Kelli Tanner
Class of '80

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Forest Hills Central High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Rangers.

School News

Class of 1965 Veterans plus or minus four years

Denny Brown USN RVN, (retired)
Mike Belcher, USAF
Steve Bigelow USAF RVN Temporary Duty (retired)
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Our Forest Hills Central High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Forest Hills Central High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Grand Rapids are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!