2009 Distinguished Hall of Honor selected

A high school teacher, a college professor and author, a U.S. Army marksman and a newspaper man and author are the selections to the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor.

The late Mr. John M. Carlisle, Class of 1922, a Detroit News reporter; Dr. Frank J. Irgang, Class of 1939, a decorated World War II veteran and professor and later chairman of the Industrial Arts Department of San Diego State University; the late Ms. Barbara J. Hile, Class of 1952, a distinguished Army sharpshooter and the first, and only, woman member of the United States Army Rifle Team; and Mr. Michael A. White, a retired Lapeer East High School teacher, member of the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Department Marine Division and Emergency Medical Specialist with the Lapeer Area Ambulance Company, were selected this summer for the honor.

The four will be inducted into the Hall of Honor during a ceremony at 3 p.m., Sunday, November 8th in the Lapeer East High School auditorium.

Additional information and photos of the inductees are available at the District’s photo gallery.

Photos (top to bottom): Dr. Frank Irgang, Mr. John M. Carlisle, Ms. Barbara J. Hile, and Mr. Michael White.


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