2023 Wall of Honor: Recognizing HCPS Veterans

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In observance of  the 2023 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 J. Bailey, Bruce Drysdale Elementary

SPC Mike Gehring, HCPS School Resource Officer

SPC Josh Grasso, HCPS Transportation Services

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

SGT Lonnie Hunter, Rugby Middle

SGT Autumne Lowe, West Henderson High

SPC Matthew C. Metcalf, HCPS School Resource Officer

SPC Marvin Featherstone, Hendersonville High School

SP4 Garnett Buckner, Flat Rock Middle School

MAJ Steve Hill, West Henderson High

CW3 Gregory Putnam, Glenn C. Marlow Elementary

CW2 Mike Bailey, West Henderson High

1LT James Dennard, Apple Valley Middle

SPC Randy Hancock, HCPS Maintenance & Facilities

SSG Arthur Kelly, HC Career Academy

United States Air Force

Capt Jack Hogue, West Henderson High

Capt Gary W. Bay, Upward Elementary

SMSgt Christopher Clark, North Henderson High

MSgt Brenda Mathers, HCPS Human Resources

Col Erik Rundquist, North Henderson High

A1C Holly Egan, Upward Elementary

United States Marine Corps 

GySgt Kevin Mathers, Clear Creek Elementary

Cpl Doris Rojas, Bruce Drysdale Elementary

Cpl Thomas Bushe, Hendersonville Middle

Sgt Angela Ferry, Glenn C. Marlow Elementary

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