Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
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Honored Military Alumni
Brian D. (Gunner) Burke Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years Served: Desert Storm, Desert Calm, Operations Southern Watch, Operation Northern Watch, Operation Noble Eagle, Operation Enduring Freedom, Three tours of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Charles Brackney Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years 26 years as a Naval Flight Officer flying F-14 Tomcats all around the world. Retiring from the Navy in 2009 and planning to work as a program manager in the aerospace industry.
David Fier Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years Done things went places.
David S. Waller Class of 1997
Marine Corps, 4 Years Infantry
Eric Zacharda Class of 1990
Navy, 11 Years I currently am attached to the USS Jeferson City, a 688I attack submarine, based out of San Diego.
jake lindquist Class of 1999
Army, 8 Years Iraq war veteran serving 8 years with the 88th RRC.
Jim Vertein Class of 1983
Air Force, 4 Years Security Police, Grand Forks Air Force Base
Kathleen M. Heisler Class of 1980
Army, 14 Years Military Police, Signal Officer
Lt Col Clark Knudsen Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years Air Force pilot flying world-wide missions. T-38 Instructor/Evaluator pilot C-141 Aircraft Commander/Instructor Retired with 23 years of service
Marcus Johnson Class of 1997
Navy, 6 Years Cryptologic Technician Technical (USN): Detected signals from radars off of Jets/planes, ships, submarines, and missiles.
Paul Mills Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years Naval Officer, Medical Service Corps , Retired
Rachel Gorst Class of 1985
Navy, 10 Years Served 10 years from 1991 to 2001 as a Legalman.
Shernie Wilkes Class of 1974
Air Force, 3 Years 43151C Aircraft Maintenance Specialist 1&2 Jet Engines (crew chief). Inspection, launch and recovery, coordination of specialists, overall maintenance of F-4 Phantom aircraft at Elmendorf AFB in Anchorage AK.
Stephen Schmelz Class of 1974
Army, 10 Years 101st Airborne, Special Ops, Observer Flight School, Task Force 112, 4-229 Apache Helicopter Battalion. Air Medal for Valor and Heroism, 2 Bronze Stars, Gulf War.
Steve Hanson Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Still on active duty (30+) years. Have served in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America.
Tim McDonald Class of 1993
Army, 8 Years Blackhawk Pilot
Tim Nesley Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years Served 26 years in the Air Force. Now living in Washingto DC and working for the Navy as a contractor
Todd Folkestad Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years retired Chief submarines
Trevor Glick Class of 2006
Army, 3 Years SGT Trevor J Glick currently serving on active duty and stationed at Fort Hood, tx. SGT Glick has deployed several times in support of operation enduring freedom and the global war on terrorism.
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2006 Alum Stars in Musical Production
Tyler Michaels, a 2006 graduate of Jefferson High School, plays the title role of Bat Boy in Bat Boy: The Musical, runni...