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Datus Puryear, Class of 2007

Current occupation: Actor
High School activities: Choir, drama, football, basketball
College: Ohio Northern University, majoring in theater
Quote: About his choir teachers in high school: “Those people put something in me that I can’t quite define. They’re like family to me.”

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Posted Monday, November 28, 2016

Toni Gallagher, Class of 1983

Current occupation: Executive Producer for Real Housewives of Beverly Hills; author
High School activities: Compendium (newspaper), drama
College: Northwestern University, majoring in journalism
Quote: “I think I always realized I wanted to be more in the entertainment business. … The day after I graduated (from college), I moved to Hollywood.”

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Posted Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Willie Henderson, Class of 2013

Current Occupation (As of 2015): College Student
College: United States Naval Academy, majoring in Systems Engineering
High School Activities: Cross Country, Track, Basketball, Swimming
On receiving appointment to Naval Academy: "I was just very appreciative of Newark City Schools for being able to do that so well for me ... to help me get into the Academy and reach my goals."

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Posted Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Lee Kirkpatrick, Class of 2009

Current Occupation (As of 2015): Fashion Designer at Nordstrom's
College: Columbus College of Art & Design
High School Activities: Swim Team, Acting Ensemble, Yearbook
Advice for students: Don't be afraid to try different things while you're figuring out what you want to do. "If it takes five tries, I think that's fine."

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Posted Friday, June 12, 2015

Phil Frye, Class of 1989

Current Occupation: Realtor, with Century 21 Frank Frye Real Estate
College: University of Cincinnati
Community Involvement: Newark Kiwanis, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Angels of 1989
High School Activities: Bleacher Creature, Compendium (Student Newspaper), Cup and Chaucer
Advice for students: "Work hard and enjoy every day at Newark High School."

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Posted Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Jeff Hall, Class of 1974

Current Occupation (as of 2015): Newark Mayor
High School Activities: Class President
College: Nova Southeastern University; Ohio State University
Advice for students: "Stay involved and stay engaged."

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Posted Friday, June 5, 2015

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