Washington High School
WHS Alumni Receive Huge Honors
Abner Mikva, WHS alumnus ('43) & Hall of Fame inductee, awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom (2014)
Newton Minow, WHS alumnus ('44) and Hall of Fame Inductee, awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom (2016)
Allan "Bud" Selig, WHS alumnus ('52) and Hall of Fame Inductee, elected into Baseball's Hall of Fame (2016)
--> more info about their awards coming soon!
WHS and Doors Open Milwaukee 2016
WHS has been selected to participate in the Doors Open Milwaukee event on Sunday, September 18, 2016.
Stay tuned for more information here and via email.
Thank You Class of 1966!
For your recent (July, 2016) and very generous donation to our WHS Alumni Scholarship Foundation.
New Class Reunion Information (updated 6/22/2016)
Class of 1967 (as of 7/7/2016)
Classes of 1978 through 1985 (as of 6/22/2016)
Info on Reunion Planning: 1954
WHS Alumni Scholarship Foundation, Inc Announces
October 17, 2014
Many photos of the event are at this site: http://bit.ly/HOF-Event-Photos
You can scroll through the pictures or if you want to view a slideshow, click on the left of the three icons over on the right side under "184 photos".
An article appears on the WHS website: https://bit.ly/HOF-WHS-Website
An article appeared in the Journal-Sentinel on Saturday, October 18, 2014:
Michael Feldman inductee from '66 made a brief mention at the beginning of his national show on NPR/WPR on October 18, 2014 (just after the first minute of the audio)
then click on the Listen link beneath All the News...or click the following link to immediately begin hearing this segment
Congratulations to All Inductees!!
2014 Class of Hall of Fame Inductees
Glen Barbaras '37
Michael Feldman '66
Christopher Paul Gardner '71
Alyce Gilbert '61
Marlin M. (Pat) Harder '40
Dr. John Klein '69
James (Jim) Kurtz '62
Mark Sain '77
David Seebach '69
Jeffrey M. Steren '69
Dr. Lynn M. Taussig '60
Another Successful Alum...
Nikiya Harris '94
Nikiya was featured in the Point of View page in the March, 2014 issue of Milwaukee Magazine. She was interviewed by Barbara Miner. Nikiya was our featured speaker at last year's Annual Alumni Scholarship Social. Take a look and be proud of yet another successful alum from our excellent school!
Tom Laughlin, Class of 1949
Actor-writer-director Tom Laughlin, whose production and marketing of "Billy Jack" set a standard for breaking the rules on and off screen, has died. His obituary is at http://bit.ly/tom-laughlin
Mira Marquel Hamilton '91 inducted into the
University of Whitewater Athletic Hall of Fame
October 20, 2012
L to R:
Mira was one of many fine students at Washington HS and a member of the Computer Specialty Program. On matriculating to UW-Whitewater and joining the Track and Field Team, Mira qualified for every national chanpionship during his career, four indoor and four outdoor. He held UWW school records in the 55 meters indoors, and the 100 and 200 meters outdoors when he graduated. Mira won the 55 meters indoors and 100 outdoors at the WIAC Championship and qualified for both national meets again, racing to a third place in the 55 meters indoors at the NCAA Division III championship and winning the 100 meter dash at the '94 NCAA Division III outdoor meet. He earned All-America status three times during his career.
Since graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1995 with a Bachelor's degree from the Management Computer Systems (MCS) program he has worked for several Information Technology concerns and most recently has taken a position as Service Monitoring Project Manager for the Washington DC Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. He has many accomplishments and even speaking engagements as a result of his work for WMATA.
During the time he worked in the Milwaukee area he served for several years on the WHS Advisory Board for the Computer Information Technology Academy as a valued member and resource. We congratulate Mira on his induction into the UWW Athletic Hall of Fame, thank him very much for his service back to Washington HS and wish him well in his future endeavors.
Another successful WHS Alumni! we are proud of!
BE PROUD, PURGOLDERS!
Have Memories you'd like to share?
Click on User Forums on the left, then on your decade
Write new memories or copy them from your profile.
The Future of Washington HS article click here
First time visitor? Click on "How To Use This Site", located on left.
Homepage hits: 200,953