Alumni Stories

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Mike Krueger

Mike Krueger

Class of 1982

Served in Hondouras in the 1980s as a heavy equiptment operator building farm to market roads through the mountians. From 1988 to 2007 worked as a Mechanic in a New car dealership in Highland Park Il. He raised 2 of the most respectfull children and has high expectations for both of them.
In 2007 he went back in the Army National Guard and in Jan 2009 went to Baghdad, Iraq and served at Camp Cropper a Theater Inturnment Dentension Facility, holding some of the most wanted war criminals, Sadam Hussian even had a stay there before his execution.
From there he went to Camp Buering, Kuwait and performed dutys as a Mechanic for Convoy Escort teams that traveled between Kuwait and Iraq delivering much needed supplies.
From there he went to Bagram, Afghanistan and worked as a Heavy equiptment operator.
After returning home in June 2010 he resumed dutys as a Father and mechanic.
On his way home from work in Oct 2010 he witnessed a rollover accident and without hesitation he crawled into the overturned vehicle and was able to cut a child that was trapped in his seat upside down and return him to his frantic Mother.

Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

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Lost Class Rings

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