Wheeling High School Alumni

Wheeling, Illinois (IL)

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

Honored Military Alumni

Aaron Arntson
Aaron Arntson
Class of 2002
Army, 1 Years

Aaron is a rifle platoon leader in the 10th Mountain Division at Ft. Drum, NY. He is responsible for the welfare of 33 infantry soldiers. They are currently in Iraq until late 2008. Aaron and his wife, Sarah, reside in Calcium, NY.
Curtis Kollar
Curtis Kollar
Class of 1980
Army, 3 Years

Toured the world
John J. Grabowicz II
John J. Grabowicz II
Class of 1972
Navy, 12 Years

Navy Corpsman for 12+ yrs. 6yrs I spent as a corpsman with the USMC. 6yrs at Great Lakes Naval Hospital
John J. Grabowicz II
John J. Grabowicz II
Class of 1972
Navy, 12 Years

USN. Hospital Corpsman for 12yrs 4 months 23 days. (1976-1988)Served at Great Lakes Naval Station and with the 1st MarDiv 1st Bn 7th Marines from 1982-1985 and 1st Tank Bn 1985- 1988
Matthew Wilson
Matthew Wilson
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 3 Years

I enlisted in the Marine Corps on 19 January 2005, after recruit training I attended my professional school at Goodfellow Air Force Base Texas and became a firefighter. I have done one tour in Iraq and I am currently working with the State Department while stationed in Den Haag, Netherlands.
Mrs.Pamela Riess Avallone
Mrs.Pamela Riess Avallone
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

SSGT. Worked with the Airvac'd wounded at
M.A.M.C. in Fort Lewis,Wash. The most rewarding experience of my nursing career!!!
Russell Vincent
Russell Vincent
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired Chief Radioman (telecommunications)
Russell Vincent
Russell Vincent
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired as a Chief Radioman in 1990. Currently a 100% disabled Veteran. Resides in Severn, MD.
Scott Preusker
Scott Preusker
Class of 1995
Army, 3 Years

Since Iraq, Scott is stationed at a hospital in Germany as an administrator and was promoted to Captain on June 1, 2006. (pictured: tall one in the center)

Classmates Spotlight

Wheeling High School Classmates

Scott Hildebrandt
Class of '75

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

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School News

16th Spare Time 4 A Cure

For the 16th year, Dan O'Conor ('86), Jim Arnoux ('85) and Tim O'Conor ('85) will be hosting their annual Cancer Benefit...
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Our Wheeling 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 Wheeling High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Wheeling are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!