The Alexandria Education Foundation is pleased to announce that the following individuals will be inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame this fall:
Captain Thomas G. Halvorson, Jefferson High School Class of 1984, career US Navy, Commanding Officer of USS John McCain & USS Mobile Bay; Michael Tisserand, Jefferson High School Class of 1982, critically acclaimed professional writer/book author and former newsweekly editor; and Patty Wicken, Jefferson High School Class of 1967, radio personality and talk show host, and award recipient of the Eagles ‘Citizen of the Year’.
The Alumni Hall of Fame was created in 2007 as a means to honor graduates, or any staff or faculty member who has earned distinction or achievement in their professional field. The Hall of Fame recipients will be inducted at the Hall of Fame luncheon on Friday, September 15, 2017, and they will be invited to be grand marshals during the Homecoming Community Parade as part of homecoming festivities on Saturday, September 16.
“There are many unique and outstanding accomplishments by the Hall of Fame recipients in this Hall of Fame class,” said Christine Reilly, Foundation board chair. “We look forward to honoring them this fall and recognizing their successes and contributions.”
Full biographical information on the honorees and luncheon event details will be announced in July.