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

Honored Military Alumni

Albert Anguish
Albert Anguish
Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years

Russian/Romanian linguist. Served on submarines and flew off aircraft carriers during Vietnam conflict.
Bob Rivers
Bob Rivers
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Vietnam Nam veteran Phu Bai area in TET Offense
Donna (Madl) Davenport
Donna (Madl) Davenport
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 2 Years

I was a WM ( Woman Marine) when women were treated as ladies. No combat, not even the rifle range. Boot camp was in Parris Island, SC - June, July & August 1974. Stationed in Quantico, VA, HQCO, HQBN, MECDEC - as a Unit Diary Clerk. Received a Meritorious Mast for outstanding work and an Honorable Discharge.
Eddie Patterson
Eddie Patterson
Class of 1978
National Guard, 20+ Years

Proud to Serve
frank suentzenich
frank suentzenich
Class of 1979
Army, 9 Years

Basic 1981 Ft Jackson SC, Combat Medic Ft Sam Houston TX, AIT 91Y Ft. Sam Houston, Phase II AIT Ft. Riley KS., NCOIC EENT Ft.Leavenworth KS., PLC Ft. Riley KS., NCOIC Schweinfurt Germany, and NCOIC EENT Ft. Leavenworth KS.
Gregory Howard
Gregory Howard
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

Enlisted in 1988 as a PV1, switched over in 2000 to the officer side. Currently a CPT, but scheduled to make MAJ 2010. 3 combat tours, so far.
Gregory Howard Jr
Gregory Howard Jr
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

Been in since 1988 and plan on stay in for a total of 30 years...Been deployed for Desert Shield/Desert Storm for 9 months...Deployed for 12 months for OIF 2 and deployed for 12 more months for OIF 4..
JOCELYN BENTLEY
JOCELYN BENTLEY
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Senior Chief Petty Officer (E-8) (Job) Mass Communication Specialist, in charge of Naval photographers and videographers.
Jon Boursaw
Jon Boursaw
Class of 1957
Air Force, 20+ Years

Commission-Washburn Univ AFROTC 1961 Retired January 1986 in rank of Colonel
Judith Ketter
Judith Ketter
Class of 1987
Air Force, 6 Years

1 Year of Army Reserves 6 Years of Ks Air National Guard 190th AREFW
Larry Weckbaugh
Larry Weckbaugh
Class of 1971
Navy, 9 Years

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy then served onboard nuclear powered surface ships in various capacities.
MICHAEL R. THOMPSON
MICHAEL R. THOMPSON
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

EX NAVY SEAL LATE 70'S PRESENTLY CHAPLAIN MAJOR IN US ARMY. JUST REASSIGNED FROM SPECIAL FORCES ,BRAGG, TO FT LEAVENWORTH,WHERE HE WILL RETIRE IN 3 YRS. SERVED AT LEAST 10 SHORT TURNS IN IRAQ.

Classmates Spotlight

Highland Park High School Classmates

Ray Wyatt
Class of '54

Alumni Stories

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Highland Park High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Scots.

School News

AFS 68

Dear Scots,
I intend to come to th 50th reunion.Hope to meet a lot of friends.
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Our Highland Park 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 Highland Park High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Topeka are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!