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

Honored Military Alumni

Al Schneider
Al Schneider Class of 1993
Army, 9 Years
Currently serving as an Active Guard and Reserve member in West Saint Paul, MN. Served in Vicenza Italy from 1996 to 1999 and Farah, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from 2004 to 2005.
Bradley Wixon
Bradley Wixon Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
1983 - 1987 - Infantry/Mechanic, West Germany 1987 - 2004 - Patient Administration Specialist/NCO, Serving in Alaska, West Point, NY, and Korea. Retired 2004.
Bruce Smith
Bruce Smith Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 10 Years
Has been serving in Iraq since August 2005.
Charles Hoffmann
Charles Hoffmann Class of 1958
Air Force, 11 Years
Air Force Pilot served two tours in Viet Nam
Deb Niesen
Deb Niesen Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
Jet Engine Mechanic - Grand Forks ND 77-81 Photography - Offutt Omaha NE 81-84 Contracting - Offutt 84-87, Incirlik Turkey 87-89, Ellsworth SD 89-94, Offutt 94-98 Retired Feb 98
Elmer Borchardt
Elmer Borchardt Class of 1945
Navy, 3 Years
Would have graduated but dropped out to work the farm while his brothers went in the service and then he went in the service. Served as a CBer on the USS Guam during World War II, Dad may not have graduated but he is by far one of the smartest men I know.
Heather Shue
Heather Shue Class of 2004
National Guard, 5 Years
Human Resources Specialist, and Raven UAV Assistant. Deployed in support of OIF in 2006 and 2007.
Kaylie Hambrick
Kaylie Hambrick Class of 2005
Army, 8 Years
Served four years active duty, including a short tour in south Korea and 2 deployments to Afghanistan. Is currently in the Minnesota national guard.
Matthew Anderson
Matthew Anderson Class of 2004
Air Force, 3 Years
Joined the Air Force 24 Jan 2006
Mitch Olsen
Mitch Olsen Class of 2007
Army, 2 Years
Military Police
Nick Olson
Nick Olson Class of 2002
Army, 3 Years
Infantry, SGT in the 101st Airborne Division 1-502nd Infantry Regiment. Deployd to Iraq for one year in Mahmudiyah.
Robb Mattila
Robb Mattila Class of 1990
Army, 11 Years
I am a Major currently assigned to SJU ROTC where I am one of the instructors & scholarship officers.
Scott Brachmann
Scott Brachmann Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years
Served 20 years in the SEAL Team. Retired combat veteran.
Steven Niesen
Steven Niesen Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
USAF Active Duty Retired
Timothy Kelsey
Timothy Kelsey Class of 1978
Navy, 5 Years
BM2 Two med tours Libia,Sryia,Beirut also served in Grenada
Todd Arvidson
Todd Arvidson Class of 1986
Air Force, 16 Years
USAF E-3 AWACS Driver. Served in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Panama, and all over Europe flying the NATO AWACS.
Travis Cooper
Travis Cooper Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
Security Forces

Classmates Spotlight

Prior Lake High School Classmates

Brian Buss
Class of '90

Alumni Stories

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Prior Lake High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Lakers.

School News

Laker Hall of Fame Golf Tournament

The Laker Hall of Fame is having a joint Golf Tournament with the Prior Lake Chamber to benefit business, educational pr...
Read More »