Ottawa Hills High School Alumni

Grand Rapids, Michigan (MI)

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

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Honored Military Alumni

Daniel Guajardo
Daniel Guajardo
Class of 1978
Navy, 8 Years

Cryptologic Technician (operator) 2nd class
Naval Security Group Detachment Kami Seya Japan
Naval Security Group Activity, Guam
Naval Security Group Department, Diego Garcia,
British Indian Ocean Territory
Naval Security Group Activity, Pensacola Fl
Daniel Krenz
Daniel Krenz
Class of 1999
Army, 8 Years

Served as Network Switching Systems Operator (31F / 25F). Was stationed at Schofield Bks, HI and then Fort Lewis, WA. ETS'd Feb 2007. Spent two of the last 4 years in Iraq.
James Ingram III
James Ingram III
Class of 1993
Army, 17 Years

Enlisted directly into the Army as an Infantryman upon graduation. Is currently now a Transportation Specialist. Has been stationed various place in the United States, South Korea and Germany. Has served honorably during three deployments to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
jessica dumas
jessica dumas
Class of 2006
Air Force, 5 Years

Currently serves in USAF as Surgical Tech and is studying at University of Tech for degree in Nursing
Laura (Walker) Cottingham
Laura (Walker) Cottingham
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Administrative Supervisor and Diversity Manager -5th Special Forces Group (Fort Bragg, NC and Fort Campbell, KY); 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) (Fort Campbell, KY); Korea; and other locations.
Matthew Guiles
Matthew Guiles
Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years

Rank of MSgt (E-7) Currently on one year assignment in Qatar. Have been stationed in Hawaii and California. Will be at Scott AFB Illinios by May.
Nicholos Berry
Nicholos Berry
Class of 1996
Air Force, 4 Years

C-130 Engine Mechanic. Stationed at Dyess AFB from 1997 through 2001
Rickey Medcalf
Rickey Medcalf
Class of 2000
Navy, 4 Years

Master at Arms
Scott Hoffman
Scott Hoffman
Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Infantry/Radioman

Desert Shield /Desert Storm
Shirley A. (Jackson) Bujas
Shirley A. (Jackson) Bujas
Class of 1969
Air Force, 10 Years

Honorably served active duty (Aircraft Maintenance Specialist, Castle AFB, CA) 1975-1979 and Air National Guard (Air Evac Medic) 1979-1985.
Steven Pruitt
Steven Pruitt
Class of 1978
Air Force, 8 Years

Served in California, Republic of Panama, and Washington D.C. with the 1776th Security Police Squadron.
Steven Pruitt
Steven Pruitt
Class of 1978
Air Force, 8 Years

Served at 22nd Security Police Squadron March AFB, CA 1980 - 1981 24th Security Police Squadron Howard AFB, Republic of Panama 1981 - 1984 and 1776 Security Police Squadron Andrews AFB, MD 1984 - 1988
Steven Pruitt
Steven Pruitt
Class of 1978
Air Force, 8 Years

Duty stations include March AFB, CA, Howard AFB, Republic of Panama, and Andrews AFB, MD where I served in a Presidential Support capacity with the 1776 Security Police Squadron.

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Ottawa Hills High School Classmates

Nechole Drake-mcclendon
Class of '87

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Our Ottawa Hills 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 Ottawa Hills High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Grand Rapids are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!