Military Alumni

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

Honored Military Alumni

Charles Miller
Charles Miller Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Air Traffic Controller
Daniel P. Svymbersky
Daniel P. Svymbersky Class of 1978
National Guard, 20+ Years
Currently serving in Afghanistan at present. Also served during Operation Desert Storm, Bosnia, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Deborah (Williams) Chapman
Deborah (Williams) Chapman Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years
MOS: Medical Admin. Specialist
John H. Way Jr
John H. Way Jr Class of 1999
Army, 11 Years
Infantry , Deployed to Iraq 03 - 04 2nd ACR
Lorrie Kallister
Lorrie Kallister Class of 1980
Navy, 4 Years
Served from 1982-1986
Myra Gaddy Valentine
Myra Gaddy Valentine Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Desert Shield/Storm and Iraqi Freedom Veteran
Patrick Lovell
Patrick Lovell Class of 1979
Army, 8 Years
Active Duty Army Infantry and Electronics, served at Ft. Benning, Ga, Ft. Ord, Ca., Lowry AFB< Aurora, Co, and Ft. Sheridan , Il. Combat Operation Just Cause, Panama 1989, Desert Storm 1991. Two time regional NCO of the Year...
Paula Van Tine
Paula Van Tine Class of 1978
Army, 5 Years
signal corp..Calibration specialist
Raymond J Schoffstall
Raymond J Schoffstall Class of 1948
Air Force, 20+ Years
Jan49-Mar 71 Retired SMSgt Aircraft Elecrical Superintendent Korean Airlift; Vietnam 66-67, Instructor Chanute Afb Il Tule Greenland, Burtonwood England
Sherry (Cappitelli) Toberman
Sherry (Cappitelli) Toberman Class of 1970
Army, 12 Years
Active Duty 1976-1988; Army Reserve 1988-Present. Served in the U.S., Germany, and Bosnia.
sybil counterman(eyer)
sybil counterman(eyer) Class of 1989
Navy, 8 Years
worked as a boiler technician
Thomas Maston
Thomas Maston Class of 1974
Navy, 4 Years
AME
Tom Smith
Tom Smith Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Served in Europe, U.S. and Eastern Asia. Retired after 20 years of Service
Ulrich Heilke
Ulrich Heilke Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Served in AF Systems Command

Classmates Spotlight

Manual High School Classmates

Sharon Varichak
Class of '63

Alumni Stories

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School News

Peoria Manual in 1917

My Grand Father went to school at Manual and graduated in 1916 or 1917. He served in WWI. Name was F. M. Evans (Frank or...
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