Weehawken High School Alumni

Weehawken, New Jersey (NJ)

Alumni Stories

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Michael Cardenas

Class of 1973

I graduated in 1973 and joined the Army to avoid being drafted. Five weeks later in Basic Training I found out that President Nixon stopped the draft. I stayed in and rose to the rank of SFC. At the age of 31 years old, I attended Officer Candidate School and I rose through the ranks to Captain. During my military career I was able to hold 15 different jobs. From Combat Engineer, explosive expert, Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare expert, and many more. I retired in 1994 with a 4 year degree in Business Management and later became a Math teacher in Newark, NJ. I later retired in 2012 from teaching and now I am enjoying my retirement. The thing that makes me proud of my career is that in high school, I hated math and when I graduated and joined the Army that is all I have been doing since. Also some faculty told me that if I had brains I would be dangerous would never amount to anything. I would like to give credit to my Drafting teacher Mr. Gregory Cordano who believed in me and told me never to give up and never accept anyone's put down. Thanks

Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

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Lost Class Rings

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