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

Honored Military Alumni

Daniel J. Ard
Daniel J. Ard Class of 1974
Army, 18 Years
Retired from Army after a wonderful 18 and 1/2 year .Served many times over seas, was happy to be to called serve in Desert Storm.
Jean A Lu (Schneider)
Jean A Lu (Schneider) Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years
Air traffic controller in Plattsburgh NY
Jo Helen Umphenour
Jo Helen Umphenour Class of 1958
Army, 20+ Years
Jo Helen joined the Army Nurse Corps after Nurses' Training and, following Basic Training at Ft. Sam Houston, TX, was assigned as a staff nurse at the hospital at Ft. Bragg, NC. During her 20 year career, her assignments included, Orleans, France, Aurora, CO, Tacoma, WA, Honolulu, HI, and Augusta, GA. She obtained both her BSN at Loretto Heights College, Denver, CO and her MSN at the University of Colorado, Denver, CO while on active duty. She retired in 1980 as a Lt. Colonel.
Martha Ann (Umphenour) Rooney
Martha Ann (Umphenour) Rooney Class of 1958
Army, 3 Years
Martha served in the Army Nurse Corps from 1960 -1963. Following Basic Training at Ft. Sam Houston, TX, she was assigned as a Staff Nurse at the Fort Bragg Army Hospital, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. She met and married her husband, Martin Rooney at Fort Bragg and, upon completion of her tour of duty, was honorable discharged from the Army Nurse Corps and moved to New York City with her husband.
Michele (Reeve) Zayas
Michele (Reeve) Zayas Class of 1973
Army, 2 Years
Served as Clerk/Typist/Stenographer at Fort Riley, KS. Participated in REFORGER '75.
Richard Kraft
Richard Kraft Class of 2008
Army, 2 Years
stationed at fort riley kansas

Classmates Spotlight

Girard High School Classmates

Richard Mapes
Class of '78

Alumni Stories

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