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 Highlands High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Bluebirds lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.
Honored Military Alumni
bernard j. nielander III Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years Traffic Management Spcialist/Superintendant, USAF Recruiter, Illustrator1978/1984
Charlie Harrison Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years Active duty as a JAG 1972-1976, tours in California, Thailand, and Germany. Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the Reserves in 1997
Darrell Cook Class of 1965
Air Force, 7 Years K-9 patrol, two tours of Viet Nam (Phu Cat 66'67; Cam Rhan Bay 72').
David Edward Benjamin Strohm Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years 31 years USAF/Air National Guard. Fighter pilot and Forward Air Controller.
Denny Tehan Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years United States Navy 1984 - 2007. Eight deployments aboard USS John F. Kennedy CV-67, USS Shreveport LPD-12, USS Nicholson DD-982 and ground deployment with Combined Joint Special Operations Forces in Iraq. Retired in August 2007.
Jeff Eisner Class of 1983
Army, 5 Years Army
Jim Hedger Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years Tam Ky, Viet Nam '67 & '68
John E. Graham Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 4 Years Completed a 4 year tour.
Kimberly (Mahaney) McGoldrick Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years 22 yrs retired, Mineman Chief
Leah (Simmons) Jones Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years Served at Keesler AFB, MS, Maxwell AFB, AL, and Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan as Admin for Security Police Squadrons.
Michaela Mitchell Class of 2001
Navy, 5 Years Cryptologic Technician
Paul Morris Sr Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years Retired Aviation Electronics Tech.
Rob Schultz Class of 1982
Air Force, 8 Years Served active duty as a jet engine mechanic at with 43rd Field Maint Sq, Andersen AFB, Guam (SAC) and 4950th Test Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. Supported Persian Gulf War efforts by converting pre-production testbed C-141A aircraft back to cargo/air ambulance config.
Robert E Reed Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years Served 26 years around the world as a Military Police Officer. Retired Sept. 2000
Ryan Walker Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 7 Years Served two tours in Iraq during Operation Iraqui Freedom.
Shawn Kevin Egan Class of 1982
Air Force, 3 Years Unites States Air Force Security Police Ellsworth Air Force Base, Rapid City, SD July 21, 1983 to July 28, 1986
Stephen P. Ross Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years I had two tours in Vietnam as an aircraft mechanic. My brother Joseph S. Ross was in the class of 1961 and was a F-4 pilot killed in Vietnam. After my 4 years active duty, I did 33 years in the Air Force Reserves.
Stephen Zech Class of 1973
Army, 8 Years Critical Care Nurse
Steve Zecg Class of 1973
Army, 8 Years ER/Critical Care Burn Nurse Medically Retired 1988
Tom Bridges Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years Air Police / Security Police ; McCoy AFB and Bossier Base.
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Class of 1960 - reunion
reunion to be held Sept. 25 at Highland country club. Party Friday at home of Jerry Conners house. Tour of high school...