Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
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Honored Military Alumni
Arlene Breaux-Waltz Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years Retired. Served in the Army for 20 years as a Laboratory Technician / Research Technician.
Ce'Vin Barnes Class of 2001
Army, 4 Years Logistics Officer
Edward L. Davis, Jr. Class of 1991
Army, 18 Years My Military Career started in the Marine Corps in which I served six years active duty and one year reserves. I enlisted in the Army in 1997 and have continued to serve my country as a Sergeant First Class curently stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia assigned to the 92ND Engineer Combat Battalion as a Construction Supervisor.
Greg Ronquille Class of 1997
Army, 13 Years Currently serving in Afgahinstan
irving thomas Class of 2003
Air Force, 6 Years I'm a jet engine mechanic in the La Ir National Gaurd. I troubleshoot problems that occur on the -220 jet engine and fix the problem to keep the jets flying. I also run the engine in our hush house. Other than one weekend a month it's also my everyday job plus that one weekend a month.
Justin Miller Class of 2005
Air Force, 4 Years I am SrA Miller. I am an Aerospace Maintenance Journeyman.(Crew Chief). I work on the E-4B, which flies missions for the Secretary of Defense. I have only been deployed two times. Speaking of, I am deployed right now.
Marcia Jones Class of 2003
Air Force, 4 Years dd
Omar McKnight Class of 2006
Air Force, 3 Years He was in Security Forces. He was a very close friend of mine. We were in JROTC together at Higgins. You will be missed Omie. R.I.P brother.
Susan A. Montelius Class of 1974
Navy, 10 Years Cryptologic Technician Research (CTR) - HFDF (High Frequency Direction Finding). Attended bootcamp in Orlando and graduated December 1978. Attended "A" school in Pensacola, Florida and remained an additional 3 months as an Instructor's Aide. Transferred to Edzell, Scotland in October 1979. Served there for 2 years. Transferred to Masset, British Columbia Canada as part of the Exchange Program. Served on the Queen Charlotte Islands for 2 years. Reenlisted in 1983 and transferred to San Angelo, Texas for Analysis School. Transferred to Keflavik, Iceland in August 1984 and served there for 1 year. Transferred to Homestead, Florida in September 1985 and remained until my discharge in March 1988.
TaRhonda Simmons Class of 2000
Army, 8 Years Army Sergeant; Green to Gold Scholarship winner; soon to be 2LT Simmons
Tommie Duffourc Class of 1992
Navy, 6 Years I spent 6 years in the Navy stationed on the East Coast in Norfolk, Va. In that short career, I was stationed on 2 Ships, the USS Yellowstone AD-41 and the USS Guam LPH-9. While I was aboard the Yellowstone, I worked as a rigger in the ship's repair department. My shop was responsible for assisting in the removal of heavy machinary and equipment from workspaces for repair or service as needed. While I was aboard the Guam, I worked as the Damage Control Petty Officer of my workspace. I was responsible for the maintenance and repair of all workspace Safety and Damage Control Systems.
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