Manatee High School Alumni

Manatee, Florida (FL)

Recent Members

Curt Schulze 1961
Deborah Sykes 1972
Jenni Cruz 2022
Joey Walter 2003
Katherine Yissel 2023
Nancy Campbell 1973
Sue H 1986
Susan Hillman 1974

Military Alumni

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

Honored Military Alumni

Captain (Ret.) David A. Hadzima Jr, DSL
Captain (Ret.) David A. Hadzima Jr, DSL
Class of 1993
Army, 20+ Years

Served in both the U.S. Air Force and Army during 1995-2017. Roles included SROTC Assistant Professor (Murray State University and University of Tennessee Martin), Operations Officer, Commander (FT Bliss), Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Maintenance Control Officer, Executive Officer, Platoon Leader (Persian Gulf), Avionics 7-Level Technician (AWACS/Okinawa, Air Force One, Air Force Two, Congressional Fleet/Wash DC, First Lady, and MH-53J Pavelow/Albuquerque).
charles sampson
charles sampson
Class of 1986
Navy, 6 Years

united states navy engine mechanic
charles sampson
charles sampson
Class of 1986
Navy, 6 Years

engine mechanic
David LaPlante
David LaPlante
Class of 1987
Air Force, 4 Years

Fire Fighter
Debbie (Little) Holman
Debbie (Little) Holman
Class of 1982
Air Force, 8 Years

Served in the Air Force from 87-92 as an Intelligence Analyst. Spent 5 years in Anchorage Alaska and 3 years in San Antonio Texas.
Gail Williams Alexander
Gail Williams Alexander
Class of 1961
Navy, 11 Years

Nurse USNH NAS JAX
USNRR
George Beasley
George Beasley
Class of 1962
Army, 6 Years

Army Security Agency Oct. 1964 - Nov. 1970. Russian linguist, graduated from Defense Language Institute, Monterey, California. Served in Germany 1966-1970.
John Craig Letterle
John Craig Letterle
Class of 1970
Army, 3 Years

Heavy equipment operator; jumped out of perfectly good aircraft - C119, C130, C141, Huey.
John Warren
John Warren
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

ATC Radar Technician, Gulf War Vet, multiple tours in the Pacific and Europe
Joshua R. Morris
Joshua R. Morris
Class of 2002
Army, 10 Years

Still serving
Kim LaRowe
Kim LaRowe
Class of 1968
Air Force, 9 Years

Servied in Germany and Englad as a Ground Control Approach technician.
LeRoy Anaclerio
LeRoy Anaclerio
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI)
Robert E Leer
Robert E Leer
Class of 1954
Air Force, 20+ Years

Radar Technician(30372) Tours in Germany, Okinawa, Vietnam and Alaska. Retired in June 79.
Robert Kirk
Robert Kirk
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

Deep Sea Diver/Diving Officer. Underwater submarine & ship repair, salvage, underwater search & recovery. Diving Instructor. Hyperbaric System Maintenance.
Rogers G Brewer, Sr. (Macon)
Rogers G Brewer, Sr. (Macon)
Class of 1972
Navy, 20 Years

MSCM
Russell Friend
Russell Friend
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

F-16 Avionics
Terry Brimmer
Terry Brimmer
Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years

Captain Fairchild AFB Spokane Wash.
March AFB Riverside, Ca.
Terry L Noll
Terry L Noll
Class of 1975
Navy, 6 Years

USN Quartermaster
Tim Palange
Tim Palange
Class of 1979
Navy, 10 Years

Nuclear electrician, NNPS class 8005 section 10, S5G prototype, NEC 3384/3394. USS Eisenhower, -Carl Vinson. Got out after 10 years, worked in merchant ship enginerooms for 28+ years, currently teaching marine engineering at a private school near Ft. Lauderdale. Probably retiring in 5 years unless nuclear-powered merchant ships are built, in which case I'll come out of retirement. B^)
Troy Sullivan
Troy Sullivan
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Persian Gulf, Kosovo
william (bill) small
william (bill) small
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

dropped out joined navy finished my ged. wish I had of finished high school

Classmates Spotlight

Manatee High School Classmates

Dewey Small
Class of '86

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Manatee High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Hurricanes.

School News

MHS 2012 Manatee Breakfast

I finally posted the photos from that morning...enjoy!
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Our Manatee 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 Manatee High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Manatee are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!