Wall of Honor: Recognizing HCPS Veterans

graphic with HCPS logo and text "Wall of Honor" with American Flag background

In Observance 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. 

United States Army

SGT Keith Deese, West Henderson High

SGT Phyllis Bailey, Bruce Drysdale Elementary 

SPC Michael Gehring, HCPS School Resource Officer

SPC Josh Grasso, HCPS Transportation Services

SGT Lisa Holland (Army National Guard & Army Reserve), Flat Rock Middle

SSG Lonnie Hunter, Rugby Middle 

SFC Fred Klumpp, HCPS Transportation Services

SGT Autumne Lowe, West Henderson High

LTC Randy C. Lytle, West Henderson High

SPC Matthew Metcalf, HCPS School Resource Officer

SPC Marvin Featherstone, Hendersonville High School

SSG Arthur Kelly, HC Career Academy

SSG Caleb Moore, HCPS School Resource Officer

SP4 Garnett Buckner, Flat Rock Middle School 

United States Air Force

Capt Jack Hogue (Air National Guard and Currently Serving), West Henderson High

Capt Gary W. Bay, Upward Elementary

SMSgt Christopher Clark, North Henderson High 

SrA Jason Corbett, East Henderson High

MSgt Brenda Mathers,  HCPS Human Resources

Col Erik Rundquist, North Henderson High

TSgt William Wallace (current Major in Civil Air Patrol), West Henderson High

United States Marine Corps

MSgt Danielle Cox, Mills River Elementary

GySgt Kevin Mathers, Clear Creek Elementary

Cpl John Sparks, West Henderson High

Cpl Dee Rojas, Bruce Drysdale Elementary 

Cpl Thomas Bushe, Hendersonville Middle 

United States Coast Guard

LTJG Albert Fernandez, Flat Rock Middle 

United States Navy

BUC Patrick Kling, Clear Creek Elementary

CDR Fred Lyda, Apple Valley Middle

Engineman PO3 Sandra Mood, Apple Valley Middle

PO2 Julie Shoemaker, Etowah Elementary