(send us your comments, inquiries, articles, pictures, updates, rumors…you name it!)
From the President - Two Thousand Six produced many successes for the Alumni Foundation, providing optimism for many future years and the enhancement for educational opportunities to graduating seniors of Highline High School.However, Gertrude is missing, as is the imaginative and innovative writing skills of our ALUMNI SOUNDINGS COORDINATOR Dan Rice (’70).This edition will miss his special touch.We appreciate his past work and special talent and welcome him back anytime.
Among the positives this year, the Alumni Foundation strengthened the number and amount of our scholarships, offering one to most of the departments at Highline.A couple of new scholarships have come on board that honor special individuals.The family of Dr. Alan Gunsul has established a scholarship, “Community Service Award”, to a graduate who is planning work in voluntary community service. Another Highline grad wishes to honor his third grade teacher.Thus the “Mavis Luksan Scholarship” will benefit a student in financial need or certain hardship cases.Both scholarships will be awarded this spring.Several Burien businessmen are considering funding awards through your Alumni Foundation.In addition to our presenting of department and special scholarships we are now awarding two “turn-around” scholarships for a senior boy and girl who, since middle school, have displayed a marked change through attendance, studies, activities, and voluntary services.Hopefully other scholarship donors will consider boarding the pirate ship.
Foundation activities upcoming for this year include the awarding of an “Alumnus of the Year”.Each spring, the award will focus on someone who graduated from Highline, has a dedication to society, given service to community, state, nation, and/or world, and represents high ideals of society and from any walk of life.Highline alumni will be represented in the annual Burien 4th of July parade, continue our support, through donations, for special needs at the high school, assist with reunions, select the Athletic Hall of Fame winner, host the Gabfest and Auction in July for all graduates, organize the annual golf tournament in mid-August, spotlight a local business run by a Highline alum and continue to encourage membership.
The 2006 membership drive netted over $7,500 in fees and donations.Our 2006 golf tournament contributed another $7,600 to the fund and the Gabfest and Auction added $4,300 to a growing scholarship treasury.Your continuing interest and support are appreciated.Hopefully many of you will join our efforts as representatives of your class, contribute your talents by writing for the ALUMNI SOUNDINGS,or taking an active roll in helping reach the Foundations’ goals for the future.
Howard Call, President
What The ALUMNI FOUNDATION Does .....
And Can Do For You
Annual NewsletterPep Assembly Judging
Membership TrackingScholarship Reception
Golf TournamentsUpdates for HHS Office
Golf Team AssistanceAlumni Buttons
Help with ReunionsAlumni Sweatshirts
Alumni WebsiteAlumni Polo Shirts
4th of July ParadeUpdates/Revises By-Laws
Burien Market BoothFinancial Accounts
Homecoming InvolvementHHS Excellence Program
HHS Museum & DonationsAthletic Hall of Fame
Maintaining Historical LogCannon Shots
Passing of the HelmAny Other Services
And WHO Is Your Foundation . .
PresidentHoward Call '57 Vice PresidentJoanne (Bakken) Pease '70 SecretaryGeorgina (Busch) Wicklund '56 TreasurerScott Salzer '71 At Large MembersSally (Carey) Newton '70, Gary Korsgaard '64
March 16Newsletter ALUMNI SOUNDINGS available March-AprilScholarship applications available from counselors May 1Selections for scholarships finalized June 6Scholarship recipients reception July 4Burien Parade – HHS Alumni Foundation will be represented July 21Gabfest and Auction at the Burien Elks (11:00 – 3:00), meal included. See related article August 17Alumni Golf Tournament at North Shore Golf & Country Club SeptemberFirst General meeting for all class representatives NovemberExecutive meeting January ’08Second general meeting for all class representatives February ’08Executive meeting
2006 Scholarship Award Recipients
2006 Scholarship Award Winners
2006 Highline High School Alumni Scholarship Recipients
Back row (left to right):
Daniel Rorabaugh (Uli and Gayle Chi -Math Scholarship)
Daniel Stallman - Music
Scot Rastelli - Social Studies
Pompilio Gomez - Science
Wanda Sok - Business
Melissa Calderon - McEachern Family Scholarship - Fine Art
Jerrika Wikstrom - Linn, Schisel & DeMarco Scholarship
Not pictured: Ashley Goodall
“What Highline Means To Me”By Michelle Vo (Class of 2006)
I remember my first day of high school well.I wore an outfit that I had carefully picked out the night before:my favorite pair of jeans paired with a nice, new sweater.My dad dropped me off at the main entrance at exactly 7:05 AM.As I walked up to the school, I thought about how nervous and excited I was to finally be considered a “high schooler.”As I pulled the main doors open though, I was overwhelmed by the blur of faces and the chatter of Highline halls.Lockers slammed, and people bustled back and forth.Friends packed around together like sardines and caught up on summer activities.As I stood feeling lost in the crowd I wondered, how am I going to fit in here?What changes might high school bring?
After four years of being a Highline Pirate:Homecoming dances, meeting new friends, volunteering, yearbook designing, studying for AP exams, and screaming “pirate power!” at assemblies, I believe I can answer the questions of my former self.An individual will “fit in” when he is himself.Changes come in all types and sizes, but all changes happen for a reason.
The most import thing I’ve realized, though, is how much Highline High School has impacted me.Through Highline’s classrooms and library, I have learned a wide breadth of knowledge, ranging from integral calculus to “feathering” on InDesign.Through Highline’s encouraging teachers and supportive peers, I have transformed from an introverted, quiet girl to a confident leadership figure.I believe that Highline instills a philosophy into the mind of every student that walks into its welcoming doors, a philosophy that is etched in the very core of its mascot:be bold, be free, and be yourself.
I have grown to love the place that I hesitated in walking into four years ago, and I will miss it when I leave for college this fall.I learned lessons at Highline I couldn’t have learned anywhere else:the enduring power of friendship, the beauty of diversity, and the concept that we’re all connected.I will always remember Highline not just as the place I went to high school, but a place where I learned, laughed, and became the person I am today.
New Scholarships Available
New Frontier Marketing owner and President, Bob Wray (’78) is fulfilling a goal he’s been working toward for many years.He has set up “The Wray Foundation” and will fund three new scholarships through the Alumni Foundation.This first year, The Wray Foundation will award three $1,000 scholarships.Two will be in business and one for the music department.Senior applicants should see the scholarship counselor at HighlineHigh School.Grade point average, school activities, and need should be indicated in applications.Following this, The Wray Foundation would like a short personal interview with the finalists.
We are excited about Mr. Wray’s interest in promoting further education and lending a helping hand in the area of scholarships, which assist graduating seniors get started with their careers.Welcome aboard and thank you!
Saturday, September 22, 2007 TukwilaCommunity Center
Angie Low, Heather Mades Gust &Scott Thorstenson
CLASS OF 1986 - 20 Year Reunion
The 20 years reunion of the Highline High School Class of 1986 took place in September 2006.The group began this three-day celebration with a meet and greet in Burien at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub.Nametags were available but some used them and other chose not to.So there were moments of awkwardness as classmates tried to determine who the person was that they had been talking to for the past fifteen minutes with the hope of the name suddenly appearing.Even with name tags the memory lobe of the brain needed help!Time had truly worked its magic and transformed many into different images, both in looks and personalities.
The awkwardness soon gave way to genuine conversation and acknowledgment that the years had definitely changed many and the question of “who are you” filled the room with relative ease.Through the exchange of life information, knowledge of classmates passed gave way to moments of reflection.The night allowed friendships that had been lost to be reunited and new ones bridged.The night ended not as it began because strangers were no longer strangers and friends said goodbye.For those who would not be attending the additional events, contact information was gathered.
Saturday’s event was a dinner held at the same location in Burien.The highlight of the evening was when Richard Baker stopped traffic on 152nd so a group photo could be taken.The crowding and crouching to get everyone in frame did not take away from the overall atmosphere of celebration.The food was good but the company and conversation was even better.The evening allowed those that briefly touched base the previous evening a chance to engage in further conversation.Husbands and wives were introduced and photo albums of all the kids were produced without hesitation.No clichés or personal status rankings hampered the ability of classmates to celebrate with one another.
Again, the night ended with friends saying final goodbye’s as those that traveled had to head back to parts far away would not be able to attend the final event.For those that lived in the area or planned to extend their visit, the picnic at Saltwater State Park on Sunday would be the final change to celebrate the Class of 1986.
The weather cooperated and allowed classmates to bring their families to end the celebration of the reunion.The Seahawks won a close road game and gave material for most to discuss while others looked at amazement at the families and discussed future plans.The picnic ended much like the previous two days, but with a sense of profound understanding that we were no longer classmates with wonder in our eyes but friends that have found a purpose as adults.
News about the class of 1957 from Sherry Platt Michaelson
Having worked on our reunion committee for the last 40 years I have made an interesting discovery.After graduating in 1957 over 20 fellows married 20 gals within our class.As of the 50th Reunion mailing list, 13 couples are still together!I happen to be one of them, married to Dick Michaelson for 47 years this coming June.Congratulations to all 13 couples!
Jim Hughes of SAL'S DELI - 2006 Burien Businessman of the Year
Jim Hughes is the owner of Sal’s Deli, in the heart of downtown Burien.Founded in 1969 by Bernard ‘Sal’ Salwitz, Jim bought into the restaurant in 1980 and the two were business partners for ten years, and remained close friends until Sal’s death in 2003.
“It’s always been about family,” Hughes says.“I’ve had a half-dozen nieces work for me over the years.Some started at 13 or 14 just because they like being here.My boys’ godmother even worked here for a while, and both of her boys did too.My sister Peg was here for close to 24 years.”
After graduating from Highline in 1966, Jim attended the University of Washington and then backpacked around Europe.He cut his teeth in the food business with a stint in Korea as an Army cook during the Vietnam War.He married shortly after buying into Sal’s, and has two sons, both of whom are Highline grads as well – Alex, class of 1999, and Kenny, class of 2003.
For 38 years, Sal’s Deli has been Burien’s preeminent spot for homemade soup and sandwiches, salads, and all-occasion catering.Over the years, Sal’s has catered for everyone from the California Golden Bears Women’s Basketball Team to the Vice President of the United States—and by Jim’s estimate; he’s personally served up just over 500,000 sandwiches since 1980.
In addition to warming the bellies of Burien, Jim has been a recognizable face amongst local business for many years, serving on the board of Discover Burien and was honored in 2006 as Burien’s “Businessman of the Year”.
Last summer, Jim and the staff of Sal’s participated in the “Relay for Life” cancer walk, which was an extremely rewarding experience for all involved.Coming from a family of twelve children, Jim and his sister Patty were able to put together a “team” of approximately 40 family members that walked throughout the evening to help raise money for cancer research.Jim hopes to increase the size of the team this year and encourages participation in this very worthwhile event.
On top of his civic commitments, Jim has also been a long-standing supporter of many HHS related events and organizations.He donates annually to the Highline yearbook, “The Pirates’ Log”; sets up a table in the Deli each season for The Hi-Liners to sell tickets to their performances; and contributes regularly to numerous other fundraiser and HHS activities.Sal’s hosts the Alumni Foundation Golf Committee meetings and he donates gift certificates for the annual Golf Tournament, awarded to the “worst” golfer in each foursome (he has a soft spot for underdogs).The Scholarship Recipients reception is held at the Deli each June, and when reunion committees meet at the Deli for lunch, Jim will reserve them a table – the only time he ever reserves tables.
Last year Jim catered and attended his 40th HHS high school reunion.Forty years after leaving Highline’s halls, Jim remains an active part of the HHS student and alumni community, and as Sal’s Deli approaches its own 40th anniversary, a prominent leader in the Burien business community as well.
Gabfest and Auction
Please join your fellow Pirates from HighlineHigh School for the 3rd Annual Gabfest and Auction open to all students that attended Highline High.This is a wonderful opportunity to get together and meet old friends and make new ones.Come join us in reminiscing about our youth and making new memories with friends we have yet to meet.
Previous Gabfests have even rekindled some long lost relationships.
Bill Odekirk, Class of ’54 is the mastermind behind the Gabfest and Auction.It has been his goal to give the Alumni of Highline an event that we can all support as we look to the graduates of the future.What better way to support these students than to provide scholarship funds for them?Please come and support Bill’s dream.
WHERE:Burien Elks Club #2143
14006 1st Ave. South, Burien, WA (next to KennedyHigh School)
WHEN:Saturday, July 21, 2007
$30.00 with at item of value for auction (Bringing something for the auction makes it much more fun.)
$55.00 without an item of value for the auction.
Price includes:Dinner, music and a chance to meet old friends.
There will be a no-host bar.
Opens at 10:30 a.m. (for those bringing an auction item.)
Silent Auction begins at 11:30 a.m.
Lunch from 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Live Auction and Drawing from 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Come help us raise money for HighlineHigh School students.
Last year the Gabfest and Auction raised $4,345.00
The Highline High School Alumni Foundation has been honored with the 2007 “Education Leadership Award” given by the City of Burien.Several Foundation officers accepted the award at the March 2nd Discover Burien Dinner at the Burien Elks club.Congratulations to all the Foundation officers, committee people, and class representatives for your continual help in leading others toward higher goals.
Accepting the award at the March 2nd dinner were the following members of the Alumni Foundation: (Left to right: Sally Carey Newton ‘70, Cathy Hughes Low ‘67, Georgina Busch Wicklund ‘56, Patti Stewart Burgess ‘50, Joanne Bakken Pease ‘70 and Trish Anderson Crozier ‘77)
The Highline Alumni Project
A one-man project assisted by several thousand is now underway and available at your local Internet site.All you have to do is log on to a computer, or have someone do it for you at: www.highlinealumni.com
You will find several classes already represented there through the effort of ’54 grad, Bill Odekirk.His goal is to place as many Highline Alumni as are willing to submit a photo and short biographical sketch.Cost is nothing and features your high school yearbook picture and any credits followed by your current photo and bio information.
Contact Bill Odekirk today on the web site listed above (preferred) or at 206-276-2014.Get others in your class to submit their information.Soon many in your class will be part of the Highline Alumni Project
Golf Day 2006 – By Jack Kalina
As a member of the Highline High School Alumni Foundation Golf Day committee, thank you for your support and contributions to the Scholarship Fund.I personally thank each of you for your continued support to what many feel is a very worthwhile program.Thanking you in writing is probably not as personal as expressing it in a face-to-face manner, but “thanks” in any form is necessary and good.
Each of you have helped us to raise money for the Scholarship Fund for a lot of years now, and by those continuing efforts of support we have watched our fund raising “Golf Day” generate more money for the program every year.What is so neat about your ongoing generosity to this program is that it’s not really something that you have to do; it isn’t giving to your child or relative, or even giving to someone that you know.It’s most likely that you are giving because you feel that it’s a good thing to do, and that the recipients of the scholarships may indeed make good changes to our communities, our stare, our country, and maybe even the world.
I feel that I know a little bit about each one of you, so it becomes very personal to me that you have continued to take the time and resources to support this program.I can only offer to you my thanks for that, and hope that “we” can continue to support something that we feel will benefit others.(Sharing and helping others happens to be one of the things that I believe we were placed here to do).So whether you are an individual person who supports the cause, a business owner, an alumni of Highline, a representative from a large corporation, or just a somebody who cares….Thank you for your ongoing support!
I hope that you will continue your participation and support of the Scholarship Fund for as long as you feel that it is a worthwhile endeavor.Each year the sponsors and golfers help to make the organizers of this Golf Day event very proud of the funds raised to support higher education for the graduating seniors of Highline High School.In our own way, you and we are making a difference!
Than you to these people and many others who have helped as well:
Sabey CorporationDave and Sandy Sabey The CallsHoward and Jackie Call Special ProductsScott Salzer The Pancake ChefLoren Sisley The Class of 1945Betty Thomas Carter and Pete McDougal The Class of 1950Patti Stewart Burgess The Class of 1957Bud Thorne and Larry Plischke Bailey and AssociatesCurt and Lynne Bailey PumpernicklesJack and Suzanne Ringdahl Dick’s Camera & VideoJohn Stone and Dick Dahlgard Sal’s DeliJim Hughes Federal Way Wal MartDick Mayor and the Wal Mart staff Boeing Employees Credit UnionTom Berquist and the BECU team North Shore Golf & Country ClubDave Wetli and the North Shore Team
This year’s full field of 144 golfers made the day competitive and fun, and most of all raised $7,617 for the scholarship fund.Notables for this year’s event included the following winning groups:
MEN:Don White (’57), Bryan White, Leroy Young (’57), Rodney Young (14 under par) WOMEN:Jackie Call, Pam Gilbert (’61), Sherry Michaelson (’57), Sue Plischke, (19 over) MIXED:Mary McLaughlin, Larry Proctor (’57), Ron Proctor (’58), Herb Tinker (’58) (8 under) “PIRATE FLUSH” award to the team of Tim Custer, Jason Fujioka, Tim Mackey, and Troy Schneebeck, all of the class of 1966.
The 2007 Golf Day Tournament is scheduled for the morning of August 17th at North Shore Golf & Country Club.Entry forms available a couple months prior.
2006 Athletic Hall of Fame
Jim RobeckTeacher, Basketball Coach
Tim Gottberg 1963Football, Wrestling
Barbara Mitchell Anderson 1974Swimming
Katrina Morgan 2003Soccer
Trophies Home Again
During the remodel construction at HighlineHigh School many pieces of art, equipment, files, and trophies were stored in other facilities for their safe preservation.Two such pieces included the 1951 State Basketball Championship trophy and the 1953 Puget Sound League Championship Football trophy.Both had been sent to the SunnydaleSchool DistrictMuseum for safekeeping.
They traveled from Sunnydale to Lakeview to AngleLakeElementary school and eventually to current storage south of the airport.In the process, they became part of the HighlineHistoricalMuseum.
Feeling they belong in the high school, Foundation member Dick Dahlgard, who served on the museum board, began a quest to bring them back to the school.Working closely with the staff at the museum, particularly Cyndi Upthegrove, and with district administrators Geri Fain and Principal Pat Dunn, Dick was able to retain the trophies on permanent loan for HighlineHigh School.Both trophies are now located in the main office trophy case.Thanks Dick for another job well done.
Upcoming Track and Field Events for 2007
This spring HighlineHigh School will be hosting the 52nd Highline Relays.The date for the event will be Saturday, April 21.Field Events will begin at 4:00pm and the Running Events will get underway at 6:00pm.During the past 3 years HighlineHigh School has hosted this meet, several members of the Alumni Association have volunteered their time and help provide the high quality officiating that has helped make this meet a success.Hopefully we will be able to count on the help of many of you again this year.We have added some new events this year, which should be great fun for the athletes and spectators – the 400 Meter Weight Persons Relay (boys and girls).If any alumni would like to help, please contact Jerry Bamburg, Athletic Director.He can be reached by email at email@example.com or you can call him at school 206-433-2511 or on his cell 425-681-7124.
In addition to the Highline Relays, the HighlineSchool District is going to host a Highline School District Championship meet on May 4.This is the first time we will be having a meet that brings together the 4 district high schools in head-to-head competition.This should be a great meet and we hope that lots of Highline High School Alumni come to watch the Pirates compete against the Rams, Totems and Wolverines.
Highline Grad Makes Good on the Hardwood!
If you are 6’5” and walking the halls of HighlineHigh School you will be noticed sooner or later.You cannot hide from the school’s player starved basketball coach.And, according to then coach Keith Wright, if a guy has height and reasonable speed, the spawning of a basketball career is in the making.Thus was the fate of a ninth grader who had never played the game and now makes headlines in Seattle paper on the collegiate scene.We are looking at the success of Alumnus David White who now attends and plays for SeattleUniversity.
David was born in Seattle on April 7, 1980 and is the tallest in a family of six.Never having played organized round ball prior to his high school days, he was soon to embark on a hardwood adventure stretching from Burien to China and beyond.Along the way many lives influenced his development, confidence, dependability, and goal attainment.His work as a high schooler gave him parameters for goals reaching far beyond the hallowed halls of Highline.He bounced from here to there making stops at Microsoft, as a program tester, to BellevueCommunity College for a one year stint, onto a far reaching adventure in China and to his eventual starting center position on the court for the Seattle University Redhawks.
David attended Shorewood Elementary and SylvesterMiddle School before moving on to Highline High.His interests were mostly centered around computers and related games.He enjoys music of all kinds leaning more toward rap than other styles.The oldest of four brothers at home, David has set the example for them.Six foot seven brother Josh plays for KennedyHigh School, Garret-14 and Evan-13 live at the family home.He enjoys most foods including all sorts of veggies, meat and seafood.His favorite is Alaskan King Crab.In Mr. Peterson’s computer classes he was an active prep tech kid who still enjoys the Nintendo scene.An early encounter with Coach Wright in electronics class about height and speed convinced him to give basketball a try.After attending a basketball camp and becoming involved with running track, David played three years at Highline. Even with his height, he did not play basketball his freshman year.With support from dad (6’3”) and mom (5’8”) he was able to attend summer camps, which beckoned his skills and interest.As a sophomore, he ran on the high school mile relay team and ran an open 400 meters in 55 seconds.Coach Wright describes him as “…inch for inch, the best basketball player at Highline for many years.Probably the world’s tallest computer savvy computer geek.His high school average stats were good but not outstanding (12 points, 8 rebounds, 2 blocks, 1 steal) negating his walking on at the University of Washington.A good kid with family support who played three years and has the potential to make some money playing the game.”
After graduation in 1998 he had brief stints at BellevueCommunity College and at Microsoft.Military service did not seem an option even though dad served as a Marine.Those experiences initiated an interest in travel, particularly in China.His traveling adventures included practice playing with the Shanghai Sharks team, Yao Ming, and traveling to most major Chinese cities.His stature made him quite evident I a generally shorter society.While there, he became fluent in the Chinese language, gaining him acceptance with the people and players.He also found delightful Chinese food “Hot Pot” (American translation) which he describes as a sort of fondue. China fostered a challenge to return to college thus his enrollment at SeattleUniversity.
Today, number “40” the 6’ll”, 230 pound senior center, at age 26, has found his niche.Majoring in International studies with emphasis on the Chinese language, he is pro active in the learning center and accepts guidance from counselors helping him become a disciplined student and athlete for his junior and senior years, a change from high school that he feels many high school students never take advantage.He lives in an on-campus apartment, “hangs out with friends, participate in SeattleUniversity activities and challenges himself to stay afloat academically.”He enjoys church activities, playing Nintendo, and going to movies.
Future plans include a shot at marketing opportunities with China.Asked if coaching basketball might be an option?Yes, in a way.He has had contact with the United States Basketball Academy in Eugene, Oregon, which conducts clinics and has contacts with exchange programs in China and other countries. So after receiving a degree, this might be the door opening opportunity.
Highline Football Team Project
Highline High School’s last day of school is scheduled for Friday, June 22nd.The next morning, the Highline football team is schedule to board a bus and go to Central Washington University for a 4-day tackle football camp.The cost this year for each player is $260.00 each plus $20 for RT transportation.
The team participated in this last year and it was GREAT.There were players from 14 other high schools and it was non-stop football for 648 players in all.
Highline High School will NOT be contributing any financial support to this effort.Therefore, our kids are looking to raise money to go as a team.Last year we had 26 players and were the smallest group there.This year, we hope to have a much larger group and keep the tradition going.
Our football coaches know this is why we won 4 games last year and were competitive in 3 others – we are beginning to do things like the best schools.Our fundraising plan for this year is:
1)Selling football souvenirs 2)$10.00 for a small football in purple and gold school colors 3)$5.00 for a 3 inch football booster button and 2007 schedule 4)Having football players doing house and yard for at $25.00 for two hours
If you would like to know more and support the team, call Head Coach Mike Brown @ 433-2511 ex 1157
Highline HS Alumnus Of The Year Dick Dahlgard
We are fortunate to be members of an elite group of people who have passed through the halls of Highline High School.Many participated in music, drama, club activities, and athletics.Some combined their business training, science and math, and art of vocational studies into ventures that provided livelihood for success.
Indeed, the concrete and bricks of Highline High have become a historical landmark, but deeper still are the indelible contributions being left by those who attended this institution with a great tradition.In that light, the Highline High School Alumni Foundation has sought a way to honor former students who have given service to community, state, nation, and/or world.People who have a dedication to society, and represent the high ideals promoted by the staff(s) at Highline High.The outcome of this thinking culminated in the establishment of an annual “ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR” award given to an individual whose service reflects the qualities stated above.The recipient will be inducted each spring.
The first “ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR” is a man of many talents, interests, and undying service to our community.You have read about him putting time into the community and volunteering service to many clubs and organizations.Not only has he dedicated himself in time, monetarily, and in the spirit of voluntary work, but in the philosophy of finding a community together.Dick Dahlgard, we are proud to have you be our first Highline High School Alumni Foundation “ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR”
HHS Grad hikes the Pacific Crest Trail
Greg Hammond, class of 2005, was the youngest hiker to complete the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 2006.Greg left from the Mexican border near San Diego in late April and arrived at the Canadian border on September 30, a journey of 2,620 miles!
Greg is an Eagle Scout and has an Associate Arts degree from Highline Community College earned through the Running Start program.He is currently working and plans to return to college in the fall.Greg is the son of Alice Hammond (Glacier High School, class of 1967), HHS faculty member.
Wind Beyond Our Sails….
During the year many alumni have passed on leaving voids in our relationship and in the lives of their families.We cannot honor all who have left us but wish to remember a few:
Carl Jensen, Teacher, Coach and Superintendent
Robert Sealy, Teacher, Coach, Principal and Superintendent
George Moll, Class of 1946, Teacher, Principal and Director of Special Education
Margaret Knighten “Jean” Miller, Teacher
Irene Hallett, Class of 1946, Teacher and Coach
Ernie Steele, Class of 1937, UW Football, Philadelphia NFL, HHS Athletic Hall of Fame
Angelo “Bill” Segale, Class of 1942, Waste Disposal business
Jerry Jackson, Class of 1955, Athletics, ASB President, Real Estate
Charles “Chuck” Potter, Class of 1971, Emerald Downs simulcasts
We Wish To Express Our Gratitude To The Following
People Contributing More Than The $10 Dues in 2006
1937 William E. Forland
1938 Mildred Bellingham Stephens
1940 Carmel Padden Sandy
1940 Herb Dawson
1941 Sege (Shigeko) Okubo
1942 Fredis G. Maddux, Jr.
1943 Eleanor Fagan Edwards
1943 Maria "Elsie" Chinella Rossi
1943 June Christensen Wittman
1943 Frank Loihl
1943 Frank Parente
1944 Jeanne Boyce Moeller
1944 Cleda Siegfried Rodrigues
1944 Virginia Ames Schmidt
1944 Norval Latimer
1944 John Stockler
1944 Hallie W. Mackey
1945 Frank Reed
1945 Don Mirk
1945 Lois J. Lemon Balent
1945 Betty R.Thomas Carter
1945 Dorothy Carlson Sangi
1946 Robert McCann
1947 Josephine Hopkins Cougan
1947 Don Wirtz
1948 Betty Abrahamson Archer
1948 Dolores Hagen Honsey
1948 Rosalyn G. Remick Malinoski
1948 Priscilla J. Dalton Peterson
1948 Carol Udd Stormo
1948 Fred Rice
1948 Edward (Ed) Teller
1949 Bill Kirk
1949 James Matthew
1949 Lola Watts Aries
1949 James Malone
1950 Ronald Jones
1950 Floyd Brown
1950 Billy Joe Wilson
1950 Roberta McClelland Alvarez
1950 Patti Stewart Burgess
1950 Mary Thompson Fairman
1950 Marge McCain Scofield
1950 Dorene Ruthruff Snyder
1950 Joe Lapham
1950 Allan & Phyllis Latimer
1950 Blanche Black
1950 Don Olson
1950 Harold Aries
1950 Robert Galloway
1950 John Edwards
1951 Martine Fryer Anderson
1951 M. Diane Moore Caggiano
1951 Lois E. Wales Hyland
1951 Phyllis A. Brown Matlock
1951 Earlene Henniger Rice
1951 Avon Johnstone Wilson
1951 William Riess
1952 Sandra Kalina Beyl
1952 Marialee Parisio Brewer
1952 Gail Stow La Rocca
1952 Lynn Gilbert
1952 Jerry Harris
1952 Ted Harleman
1952 Richard Long
1952 Mario A. Segale
1953 Doreen Moe Brautigan
1953 MaryJo Blouin Rees
1953 Jack Peterson
1953 Robert Tibeau
1953 Carole O'Neill
1954 Barbara Karen Erickson Claybaugh
1954 Jacklyn Bates Roller
1954 Byron Esko
1954 Richard Dahlgard
1954 John Spear
1954 John Hoffman
1954 Cecil Volkman
1954 Gerald Bayne
1954 James Gearheard
1954 Edward Benshoof
1954 Ted Carter
1954 Gerald Oliver
1954 Ray Tibeau
1955 Linda Euler Anderson
1955 Paula Anderson Luders
1955 Delores Carter Maxwell
1955 Gary Luthy
1955 Roger Wick
1955 Maurice Esko
1955 James Hutchins
1955 John Hoag
1955 Jerry Day
1955 Sam Usher
1956 Mick Stewart
1956 M. Louise Herbage Clark
1956 Nell Sanders Ivy
1956 Georgia Armentrout Newbury
1956 Alan Bahrenburg
1957 Karen St. John Beeson
1957 Barbara Groner Drew
1957 Nancy Thomas Ellison
1957 Rowena Austin Kay
1957 Wayne R. Potter
1957 Alan Dinkelman
1957 Howard Call
1957 Elbe J. Chaffin
1957 Ted Mihalisin
1957 Chuck Peterson
1957 Don White
1957 Diane Gunsul
1958 Judy A. Kinsman Beatty
1958 Rowena Alvin De Martin
1958 Evelyn E. Parvu Helland
1958 Loretta Stark Roberts
1958 Suzanne Christian Sweek
1958 Richard Hiatt
1958 Edward Le Riche
1958 Evan Seymour
1958 Martha Brock
1958 Ben Ellison
1958 Lynn A. Bower
1958 Chris Napjus
1959 Richard Beamer
1959 Sandra L. Wooding Boren
1959 Rita A. Barcus Whitehead
1960 Terry Gottberg
1960 Mike Makar
1960 Bernita Call Keefer
1960 Inez Helgeson Roberts
1960 Donald Ristine
1960 James Braden
1961 Ty Coplen
1962 Tim Kerr
1962 Richard Kinnamon
1962 Herb Grisham
1963 Shirley J. Endres Dhuyvetter
1963 Judy Shryock Hamilton
1963 Susan E. Rankin McBride
1963 Audrey K. Nelson
1963 Bill Eltz
1964 Judy Satterfield Kranak
1964 Jan Leedy Politeo
1964 Tom Bourdage
1964 Bill Hamilton
1964 Monty Edwards
1965 Jeanne E. Espy Judd
1965 Janine Martin Walker
1966 Rex Sayre
1967 Shirley Van Horne Farris
1967 Cathy Hughes Low
1967 Gary Low
1968 Maryanne K. Turner McNamara
1968 Ivan Heath
1968 James Sessoms
1969 Mary Brown Albrecht
1969 Sheila Gallagher Lewis
1969 Rowland Brasch
1969 Bob Dando
1969 Louise Hilsen
1970 Bonnie Rogers Rice
1971 Ruth L. Richardson Rankin
1971 Kay E. Haaland
1971 Scott Salzer
1971 Steven Kaiser
1971 Kevin Ostic
1972 Paula R. Macoubrie Shemer
1972 Joseph Turner
1972 Marc Anderson
1972 Mark Fields
1972 Gary Heyamoto
1972 Kenneth Selander Jr.
1972 Uli Chi
1973 Michael Erickson
1974 Karen Leetch Flikke
1974 Janie Crowley Smith
1974 Melissa Halpin
1974 James Berlin
1975 Melanie McBrayer Sauvain
1975 Anne Weise Tripp
1975 Herbert (Buzz) Scruggs
1976 Kim Moore
1976 Brian J. McCoy
1977 Tricia Anderson Crozier
1977 David Lawrence
1978 Jack Pound
1978 Robert Wray
1979 Tamera Fleener Rabura
1981 Catherine Sherry Mueller
1981 Daniel Dupre
1982 Adonna R. Babcock Dupre
1982 Susan A. Miller McCrickerd
1983 Melissa Butler O'Neill
1987 Angela Clarno
Faculty Justine Richards
Highline High School Alumni Foundation Lifetime Members