Military Alumni

Military Alumni

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

Adam Edwards
Adam Edwards Class of 2003
Army, 1 Years
Army...Infantry, was just sent to Iraq, as of Sept. 06, 2006. Please keep him in your prayers.
Amanda Nichols-Shapiro
Amanda Nichols-Shapiro Class of 1990
Navy, 6 Years
Active Duty out of Norfolk VA onboard the USS Yellowstone AD 41
Ben Atkins
Ben Atkins Class of 2006
National Guard, 3 Years
military police
Benjamin Mazzei
Benjamin Mazzei Class of 1990
Air Force, 10 Years
Served: Grand Forks ND as a ICBM Maintenance Technician. Colorado Springs CO as a Satellite/Wideband Communications Technician Cp Humphreys Korea as a Satellite/Wideband Communications Technician
Benjamin Walter
Benjamin Walter Class of 2008
Army, 5 Years
Graduate of Lexington 2008 join the army the rest is history
Bob Palm
Bob Palm Class of 1965
National Guard, 20+ Years
Air National Guard - 'Weekender' 1967-1992. Maintenance Sq. - Inventory Management & Logistics.
Bob Pasheilich
Bob Pasheilich Class of 1972
Navy, 4 Years
IC3 PETTY OFFICER 3RD CLASS .SERVED ABOARD USS.MISSISSENEWA FOR 2YEARS.ATTENDED ADVANCED ELECTRIONICS SCHOOL FOR ELECTRO GYROSCOPE TECHNICIANS,THEN SERVED ABOARD THE USS FULTON,WHICH WAS A SUB TENDER.WORKED ON SUB GYRO SYSTEMS FOR TWO YEARS
Brian Klopp
Brian Klopp Class of 1986
Army, 3 Years
Forward observer assigned to the 5th Infantry Division, 1988- 1991. Stationed at Fort Polk, Louisiana and served in Central America.
Brian Nelson
Brian Nelson Class of 1979
Navy, 4 Years
Served at Pearl Harbor aboard the USS Richard S Edwards DD-950 from 1979-1982 as an Operations Specialist. When she was decomissioned was reassigned to the USS Mauna Kea AE-22 in 1982-1983. Left the service with the rank of OS-2.
Brittany Compton
Brittany Compton Class of 2005
Air Force, 1 Years
Medical Technician Ohio Air National Guard Mansfield, Ohio 179 AW / 179 MDG
Captain Drew Smith
Captain Drew Smith Class of 1997
Marine Corps, 5 Years
2001 graduate of United States Naval Academy. Pilots CH-46 helicoptor. Presently serving in Iraq
cecelia/cindy young
cecelia/cindy young Class of 1976
Air Force, 7 Years
joined the Air Force in 1979. went to tech school in biloxi, ms. then on to montana for 3 years. from there i went to turkey for 2 years, then south carolina and on to guam. enjoyed every moment. my son is now in the Air Force also stationed in biloxi and teaching in his career field. i am very proud of him. he is truly MY hero.
CHAD REITER
CHAD REITER Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
SERVED 22 YEARS WITH THE ARMY AND RETIRED TO FLORIDA IN 2005
Chad Reiter
Chad Reiter Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
Retired Nov 2005 and now a Deputy Sheriff.
Crystal Felty Cochran
Crystal Felty Cochran Class of 1991
Army, 14 Years
Active 92-95 Fort Bliss, TX. Ohio National Guard 641st Qm Det Kettering, OhioGuard 95-01& 03-03. VA National Guard 01-01.IRR 03- present
Danalynn Minshew (PHANEUF)
Danalynn Minshew (PHANEUF) Class of 1980
Air Force, 16 Years
I served in the Ohio Air National Guard from December 1979 through February 1982. Then I went active duty Air Force in Feb 1982 and was stationed at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Virginia and worked in Flight Operations with the 94th Squadron with F-15's. I was there until Feb 93 and then was stationed at Hill Air Force Base from Feb 1993 until January 1995. I worked in Flight Operations with an F-16 Sqaudron and deployed to Saudi Arabia in support of the No-Fly Zone during Desert Storm.
Douglas A. Stone
Douglas A. Stone Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
Served in the Airborne Infantry and Combat Engineers. Spent time in Iraq, Hatai, Turkey and numerous other vacation spots. Retired 2004 and am settled down in Fayeteville, North Carolina. HOOAH, AIRBORNE!!!!
Edward (Ted) Barnes
Edward (Ted) Barnes Class of 1992
Navy, 20+ Years
Mineman Senior Chief Petty Officer
Erick Schropp
Erick Schropp Class of 1989
Army, 10 Years
Served primarily overseas gathering and analyzing intelligence data for NSA. Returned for a CONUS assignment at Fort Hood, TX working as a computer/LAN engineer supporting the 4th Infantry Division.
George Gore
George Gore Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years
Was drafted in June 67 with 35,000 others, the first of 3 drafts that Summer for the build up for VN War. Was trained in Communications and served 13 months in Korea in the Army Security Agency on the DMZ. This training and assignment set the stage for my civilian career as a Communications Specialists with the Central Intelligence Agency.

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Kurt Chipman
Class of '74

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Ann Ackerman 1917-2011

Mrs. A., former English and journalism teacher from 1952-1978,
passed away peacefully on April 2, 2011. A memori...
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