Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

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Honored Military Alumni

Alecia Walker
Alecia Walker Class of 2007
Marine Corps, 9 Years
Currently serving in the marine corps.
Andrew Heckathorn
Andrew Heckathorn Class of 2001
Air Force, 6 Years
Prior enlisted and currently awaiting pilot training as a 2nd Lieutenant
Chris Dedrick
Chris Dedrick Class of 2000
Army, 4 Years
MOS: 11b Basic Training/AIT: Ft. Benning, GA Duty Station: Ft. Drum, NY Unit: B Co 1-87 INF RGT/ 1 BDE 10th Mountain Div. OEF I & OEF IV, Afghanistan Honorably Discharged: May 04
Dan Fore
Dan Fore Class of 1996
Navy, 9 Years
1997 - Boot Camp Great Lakes, IL 1998 - Training Dam Neck, VA 1999 - 2003 - FFG-41 USS McClusky San Diego, CA 2003 - 2006 - Dam Neck, VA 2006 - Honorable Discharge!
James Ruppert
James Ruppert Class of 1997
Air Force, 7 Years
1997-1998 Basic Training & Tech School, Lackland AFB TX 2000 - Kuwait (Operation Northern Watch) 2002 - Turkey (Operation Enduring Freedom) 2003 - Operation Iraqi Freedom Tour 2004 - Honorably Discharged
James Scott
James Scott Class of 1997
Navy, 10 Years
Serving currently on the USS Truxton. Recently left as an instructor at Navy Boot Camp. Currently stationed in Norfolk, VA. Past ships include the USS Caron, and the USS Cole.
Jason A Smith
Jason A Smith Class of 1991
Army, 13 Years
Basic Training Fort Sill 95 Korea 95-96 Fort Sill 96-97 Buffalo ARG 97-00 Rochester ARG 00-03 Fort Gordon 03-03 Iraq 03-04 Fort Hood 04-06 Iraq 06- Present
Jennifer Breton (Hiller)
Jennifer Breton (Hiller) Class of 1990
Air Force, 18 Years
Was a Tagalog Linguist, now a paralegal, stationed at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Still active duty and looking forward to retirement.
Kristie Richard
Kristie Richard Class of 2004
Army, 5 Years
Human Resources. Served in Georgia, South Carolina, Germany, and South Korea.
Mary Parsell
Mary Parsell Class of 1997
Army, 8 Years
MOS 91B ( then 91W) 99-00 Basic Training Fort Jackson / AIT Fort Sam Houston San Antonio, TX Duty Station 865th CSH Niagara Falls, NY
Matt Maul
Matt Maul Class of 1996
Army, 4 Years
Field Artilary , Fort Drum NY
Matthew Class of 1995
Marine Corps, 5 Years
9/96 Basic Training (Parris Island, SC) 11/96-7/97 NAMTRAGRUDET (Pensacola, FL) 8/97-9/97 Jacksonville, FL 9/97-9/01 VMFA(AW)-225 (San Diego, CA)
Melissa Manigault (Nagell)
Melissa Manigault (Nagell) Class of 2000
Army, 5 Years
Signal Officer
Paul Romesser
Paul Romesser Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Retired after 22 years.
Petrice  (Pribula) Watt
Petrice (Pribula) Watt Class of 1970
Air Force, 2 Years
Basic training Lackland AFB 73 Dispatch driver on flightline Offutt AFB Nebraska Honorable Discharge 74
Phyllis Hopkins (Smach)
Phyllis Hopkins (Smach) Class of 1988
Air Force, 9 Years
Basic Training - Lackland AFB TX 1988 Trng - Keesler AFB MS 1988-1989 Hellenikon AB Greece 1989-1990 Hahn AB Germany 1990-1992 Niagara Falls AB - 1992-1997 TSGT - Honorably Discharged
Randy Durkee
Randy Durkee Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
I served in the United States Air Force for nearly 30 years as a Crew Chief and Aircraft Maintenance Manager. I retired as a Chief Master Sergeant/E-9. I still support the Air Force as a Public Service Contractor.
Ronald Hirsch
Ronald Hirsch Class of 1992
Navy, 16 Years
Machinist Mate First Class Petty Office Ronald H Hirsch Jr Joined the navy in 1996. Served aboard the USS Inchon MCS 12 from 96-00, (Decommissioned) Came back to N.Y as a Navy Recruiter in the town of Hornell from 00-04. Then served aboard the USS John F. Kennedy from 04-06, (Decommissioned) Came back to N.Y as a Navy Recruiter in the town of Canandaigua from 06-10. Is now serving aboard the Navy’s newest Aircraft Carrier USS George H.W. Bush in Norfolk Virginia.
Ssgt Rosemary Hackett-Warner
Ssgt Rosemary Hackett-Warner Class of 1996
Air Force, 15 Years
Aircel life support
Timothy W. Smith
Timothy W. Smith Class of 1995
Army, 7 Years
Basic Training 2000 Ft. Leonard wood AIT - Goodfellow AFB 2000 2001 - Camp Humphreys, Korea 2001-2007 Fort Campell, KY ( 2 X OIF Tours) 2007 - Present Goodfellow AFB (Instructor)

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Linda Mueller
Class of '78

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