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

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Honored Military Alumni

Alfred Reed Vela
Alfred Reed Vela Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 13 Years
Medically retired SSgt served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Motor Transportation Mechanic Chief
Alison Blair Powell
Alison Blair Powell Class of 2002
Army, 2 Years
Active Duty
Brian Allen
Brian Allen Class of 1998
Army, 9 Years
Now a Staff Sergeant, Brian Allen works as a Switch Systems Supervisor in the 1st Cavalry Division. He is responsible for the installation and maintenance of IP-based networks to ensure that ground forces can effectively communicate.
Greg Collins
Greg Collins Class of 1995
Navy, 10 Years
Has has deployed to all areas in the world. To the middle east 5 times and have been stationed onboard both the USS Elliot and USS Ronald Reagan. GO NAVY!!!
Ian Smith
Ian Smith Class of 1997
Army, 14 Years
Still serving...Combat Medic, Respiratory Therapist, working wherever the Army takes me. Varied Supervisory roles in charge of Hospital Clinics and Departments. Also, worked taking care of our Wounded Vets during their transition, also was an instructor for Respiratory Therapist.
Jeremiah Christy
Jeremiah Christy Class of 1997
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Served in the Marine Corps from California all the way to Kosovo.
Kaelyn Emmitt
Kaelyn Emmitt Class of 2006
Navy, 8 Years
AT3(AW) .. Aviation Electronics Technician aboard the USS Ronald Reagan CVN76 out of San Diego, CA. 4 years active, 4 inactive. Deployed 3 times with OEF.
Keith G. Manning
Keith G. Manning Class of 1995
Navy, 10 Years
Lt. Commander ,Mobile Bay , San Diego.
Kevin Eri
Kevin Eri Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 6 Years
USMC 2005 to current and future!
Kolja Artigliere
Kolja Artigliere Class of 2002
Navy, 2 Years
Hospital Corpsman served with 2nd Batallion 4th Marines, the Magnificent Bastards....
Marlene Prendergast
Marlene Prendergast Class of 1997
Army, 2 Years
91b10, served 2 years. Stationed in Wiesbaden Germany in the 557th ground ambulance company. Honorably discharged after suffering severe injury by a fellow soldier. Now lives in Lakeland, Fl with her husband and daughter.
Paul (Chris) Ogilvie
Paul (Chris) Ogilvie Class of 1995
Army, 5 Years
Has served two years in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Also Served one year in South Korea at Camp Page
Scott Speizer
Scott Speizer Class of 1998
Navy, 4 Years
Hospital Corpsman, has served with VMA 214, a Marine attack squadron and has served with navy clinics in different parts of the country.
Shannon Moran
Shannon Moran Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Served with HMH-461 as a CH-53E helicopter mechanic and crewchief. I took various detachments all over the country as well as a 6 month tour aboard the USS Nassau in 1999-2000 in the Mediterranean Sea and also participated in the Kosovo campaign against Yugoslavia in 2000. Honorably discharged in 2001 and returned to Lakeland.
Shaun Christy
Shaun Christy Class of 2001
Army, 8 Years
Currently serving in Military Intelligence, having deployed in OIF 1, OIF 3, and OEF
Wade Prevatt
Wade Prevatt Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Security Force Battalion Anti Tank Assault and Demolitions

Classmates Spotlight

George Jenkins High School Classmates

Crystal Collins
Class of '97

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