Alumni Stories

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Derek Brown

Derek Brown

Class of 2001

Derek Brown is part of the renown art group Hong Kong Willie. He is the son of a family having ties to the Tampa community since the beginning of Tampa itself. Hong Kong Willie Studios established in 1958 has long lived the green lifestyle before the term came into existence. Derek Brown is the son of artists' Joe and Kim Brown, founders of Hong Kong Willie Studios. Fox news' Charley Belcher interviewed Derek Brown recently for Hong Kong Willie and is available @ USF recently completed a montage of his father Joe Brown, which explains the history in more depth available @
Derek is artist, publicist, and part proprietor of this preservation art group well documented to impact our society. Creative Loafing named Hong Kong Willie Best of the Bay in 2007 ( Best Place to Buy $1 Kitsch to $10,000 Folk Art. Derek Brown well exemplifies the character a Sickles High graduate emulates.

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

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

Do you have a fun holiday story or a great family tradition? Share them with our fellow Sickles High School alumni! Submit your own stories, achievements and photos in our Alumni Stories section. Read other classmate’s stories and see what they have been up to over the years.

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