Wall of Honor: Recognizing HCPS Veterans

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In observation of Veterans’ History Awareness Month in North Carolina, Henderson County Public Schools honors the staff members in our HCPS Family who have served our country in the military, and who continue to serve the students and families of our community.Β 

*Afghanistan War Veteran

**Iraq War Veteran

U.S. Air Force

Capt. Gary W. Bay – Upward Elementary

Master Sgt. Michael Jensen (current JROTC Instructor) – North Henderson High

Staff Sgt. David W. Jordan (U.S. Air Force & Air National Guard) – Clear Creek Elementary

Master Sgt. Brenda Mathers – HCPS Human Resources

Senior Airman Tony McMinn – Hillandale Elementary

Col. Erik Rundquist (current JROTC Instructor) – North Henderson High

Tech. Sgt. William Wallace (current Major in Civil Air Patrol) – West Henderson High

Sgt. Vada F. Williams – Fletcher Elementary

U.S. Army

Staff Sgt. Keith Deese – West Henderson High

Spc. Michael Gehring** – HCPS School Resource Officer

Spc. Joshua Grasso – HCPS Transportation Services

Sgt. Lisa T. Holland (Army National Guard & Army Reserve) – Flat Rock Middle

Sgt. Lonnie Hunter – Rugby Middle

Staff Sgt. Arthur Kelly* (Army & Army National Guard; currently 4-118 SC National Guard Sniper Section Leader) – Henderson County Career Academy

Sgt. 1st Class Fred Klumpp (Army National Guard) – HCPS Transportation Services

Sgt. Autumne Lowe – West Henderson High

Command Sgt. Maj. (R) David Massullo (current JROTC Instructor) – West Henderson High

Spc. Matthew C. Metcalf** – HCPS School Resource Officer

1st Lt. Kent Parent (Army & Army Military Police Corps) – HCPS Maintenance & Facilities

U.S. Navy

Communications Tech. Petty Officer 2nd Class Neil Cawlfield – Rugby Middle

Builder Chief Patrick Kling (Navy / Navy Reserve Seabees) – Clear Creek Elementary

Cmdr. Fred β€œPyle” Lyda – Apple Valley Middle

Engineman Petty Officer 3rd Class Sandra Mood – Apple Valley Middle

Petty Officer 2nd Class Julie Shoemaker – Etowah Elementary

U.S. Coast Guard

Lt. j.g. Albert Fernandez (Maritime Law Enforcement / Narcotics Interdiction) – Flat Rock Middle

U.S. Marine Corps

Master Sgt. Danielle Cox – Mills River Elementary

Capt. Lynne Evans – Atkinson Elementary

Gunnery Sgt. Kevin Mathers – Clear Creek Elementary

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