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
Bill Embrey Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years Served in Ranger BN and on Special forces Operational Detachements as Medical advisor and senior Medic. Served in Panama, El Salvador, Lebanon Throughout Europe and Asia, Last assignment In Iraq. Retired as 1SG
Bonnie Martin Sweeney Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years Army Medical Specialist Corps Occupational Therapist
Chris Cannavaro Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 6 Years Marine Corps Officer 1993-1999
Curtis (Chip) D. Knight, Jr. Class of 1978
Navy, 4 Years Hospital Corpsman 1979-1983 before meeting my awesome wife of 32 years!
Herb Otis Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years Viet Nam 68-69
James W. Harris IV Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years Weather Forecaster for 24 years. Stationed at Keesler AFB, MS, Lima, Peru, Panama Canal, Soc Trang Vietnam 1969-70, Malmstrom AFB, MT, Beale AFB, CA, Travis AFB, CA, and retired after 24 years at Pope AFB, NC.
Jim Prevost Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years Served in active duty Army and completed military career in Army Reserve National Guard.
Kurdt Carruthers Class of 1975
Navy, 8 Years Kurdt joined the Navy in 1977 and fulfilled his Active Duty obligation in 1981 but stayed in the Naval Reserves for 5 more years
Marion Sapp Class of 1950
Army, 3 Years Served in the Army Signal Corp From 1946 to 1949. Quit HS to enlist. Part of the Occupation forces in Europe for 2 yrs. Stationed mainly at Ft Monmouth, NJ, Heidelberg and Stuttgart Germany. Assigned to 97th Signal Squadron, Constbulary forces. Operating Specialty was high speed radio operator.
Melanie Cooke Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years Financial Management and Comptroller
Paul S Denison Class of 1968
National Guard, 20+ Years Joined Army in 69, commissioned in 70 (MI). Tours in RVN and Germany. Joined NCNG in 76, spent 8 years M-Day and then served 15 years AGR. Retired LTC, QM.
Richard L. Keplinger Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years Navy Hospital Corpsman. Retired September 1990 as HMC after 22 years.
Robert (Bob) Johnson Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 6 Years Vietnam 1967-1968
Robert Dawson Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years 6 Year active Duty, 16 years Air National Guard. Retired as Lt. Col.
Robert Hood Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years Deployed to OIF/OEF July 2006-07 served as Theater Mortuary Affairs Officer. Presidential call-up 2008 - present
Sid Stovall Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years USN ret. was the Comand Master Chief of the USS Ogdon and NAS Corpus Christi TX. service 1968 to 1995.
Tom Forrest Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years Surface Warfare Officer; Joint Qualified Officer Retired O6 after 29+ years Served 2 years in AFG in support of OEF
Victor E. Frye Jr Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 6 Years Currrently working in the pentagon
William Edwin Taylor Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years Master Chief Electrician, Two years River Boats in Nam, Senior Enlisted Academy, PEP Germany, USS Dale (CG-19), Advisor Royal Saudi Navy, Retired 1988.
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Margaret Lee Nicely: 1945-2012 (Class of 1964)
Margaret Lee Nicely Rosenberry passed away on July 12, 2012 at her home in Florida after a long illness. She is survive...