Federal Way Public Schools Alumni of Note

If public education were a business, students would be our "product". Turns out, a fair number of them could show up on "Oprah's Favorites" or in a "Who's Who" book. Welcome to our profiles web page, devoted to profiling notable alumni of Federal Way Public Schools. Come back often, we'll keep adding new profiles.

Quick Links - Alphabetical By Last Name A - F | G - L | M - Q | R - Z

 

Ambreen Ali  

Ambreen Ali
Staff Writer, CQ Roll Call
Federal Way High School
Class of 2001

Jay Barfield   Jay Barfield
Engineering Student, US Naval Academy
Thomas Jefferson High School
Class of 2007
Heather Brooke   Kyle Bosshart
Paramedic, US Air Force Reserves and Saint Francis Hospital
Thomas Jefferson High School
Class of 2004
Heather Brooke   Heather Brooke
Author and Freelance Journalist
Federal Way High School
Class of 1988
Lauren Brooks   Lauren Brooks
Chemical Engineering Doctorate Student
University of California Riverside
Federal Way High School
Class of 2004
Chris Brown   Chris Brown
Corporate Safety Director
Decatur High School
Class of 1975
Heidi Buck   Heidi Buck

Artist, Science and Robotics Coach
Federal Way High School
Class of 1979

Chris Carrel   Chris Carrel

Communications and Grant Coordinator, City of Federal Way
Decatur High School
Class of 1982

Bob Celski  

Bob Celski
Business owner, Federal Way City Council Member

Federal Way High School
Class of 1974

JR Celski  

David Celski
Captain, U.S. Army
Federal Way High School
Class of 2003

JR Celski  

J.R. Celski
Olympic Medalist – Short-track Speedskating

Todd Beamer High School, Illahee Middle School, Sherwood Forrest alumni
Class of 2008

Rich Cho   Rich Cho

General Manager, Portland Trail Blazers Basketball Team
First Asian American General Manager in the NBA
Decatur High School
Class of 1983

Greg Cox  

Greg Cox
Science Fiction Writer

Thomas Jefferson High School
Class of 1978

Jack Dovey   Jack Dovey
Business Owner;
City Councilman, Former Federal Way Mayor
Decatur High School
Class of 1973
Angela Donohue  

Angela Donohue (Pak)
Marketing Manager, Microsoft
Federal Way High School
Class of 2001

Rachelle Edwards  

Rachelle Edwards

Veterinary Medicine Student, Washington State University

Thomas Jefferson High School
Class of 2006

Nadine (Johnson) Egger   Nadine (Johnson) Egger
Orthodontist, Owner of Egger Orthodontics
Named "Top Dentist for 2009" by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine readers
Thomas Jefferson High School
Class of 1981
Candace Faber  

Candace Faber
Foreign Service Officer, United States Department of State
Federal Way High School
Class of 2001

Maureen Francisco  

Maureen Francisco
Reporter, Host, Actor, Model, Writer and Producer
Decatur High School
Class of 1995

Amy Griffin   Amy (Allmann) Griffin
Associate Head Coach, University of Washington Women’s Soccer,
Women’s Soccer Groundbreaker

Decatur High School
Class of 1984
Gerald Heinlen   Gerald Heinlen
CEO Yakima Products, Inc.
Decatur High School
Class of 1978
Rita Helmbrecht   Rita Helmbrecht
Political Science and Criminal Justice Student, Gonzaga University
Federal Way High School
Class of 2007
Ben Henderson  

Ben Henderson

Mixed Martial Artist, World Extreme Cagefighting Interim Lightweight Champion
Decatur High School
Class of 2001

 

Tim Hickle   Tim Hickle
Attorney
Former 30th District State Representative
Federal Way High School
Class of 1978
Natalie Jarvey  

Natalie Jarvey
Technology Reporter - Los Angeles Business Journal
Thomas Jefferson High School
Class of 2006

Dan Jenkins   Dan Jenkins
Setting and Lighting Designer
Decatur High School
Class of 1996
Brad Johnson  

Brad Johnson
Senior Leadership, Sears Holdings
Federal Way High School
Class of 2001

Cindy Kang   Cindy Kang
Harvard University Sociology & Economics Student
Decatur High School
Class of 2008
Kent Klingman   Kent Klingman
Project Manager/Fundraiser
Thomas Jefferson High School
Class of 1981
Dave Larson   Dave Larson
Federal Way Municipal Court Judge
Federal Way High School
Class of 1976
Eddie Lo   Eddie Lo
Podiatrist
Federal Way High School
Class of 1989
Kenny Mayne   Kenny Mayne
Sports Reporter and Anchor, ESPN
Author; Celebrity
Thomas Jefferson High School
Class of 1977
Stephanie McBride   Stephanie McBride
Psychology and Advertising Student, Boston University
Thomas Jefferson High School Graduate
Class of 2005
Rob McPherson   Rob McPherson
Professional Opera Singer
Federal Way High School
Class of 1986
Jarret Mentink   Jarrett Mentink
Children’s Author,
High School Basketball Coach
Decatur High School Graduate
Class of 1987
Kathleen Merriam  

Kathleen Merriam
Statewide Clubhouse Coordinator at State of Hawaii Adult Mental Health Division
Federal Way High School
Class of 1984

Leslie Mills   Leslie Mills
Registered Nurse, BS
Decatur High School
Class of 2002
Chris Mosley   Chris Mosley
Nationally Board Certified Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine Physician
Federal Way High School
Class of 1993
Zachary Norwood   Zachary Norwood
Materials Engineer/Quality Engineer
Decatur High School
Class of 2002
Helen Noh   Helen Noh
Owner, Cake Envy
Federal Way High School
Class of 2000
Scott Novotney   Scott Novotney
Mathematics Student, Johns Hopkins University
Thomas Jefferson High School Graduate

Class of 2003
Apolo Ohno   Apolo Ohno
Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Speed Skating Winner,
Dancing With the Stars, Season 4
Decatur High School (via Internet Academy)
Class of 2000
Nancy Wanamaker   Becky (Wanamaker) Paul
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teacher
Decatur High School Graduate
Class of 1999
Jen Riley   Jen Riley
Registered Nurse, Childrens Hospital in Seattle
Todd Beamer High School Graduate
Class of 2006
Barry Sacks   Barry Sacks
Football Coach, University of Nevada Wolf Pack
Federal Way High School Graduate
Class of 1976
Ross Shafer   Ross Shafer
Comedian, Author, Motivational Speaker
Federal Way High School Graduate
Class of 1971
Kevin Singh  

Kevin Singh
Physics and Mathematics Student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Federal Way High School
Class of 2009

No Photo Available   Richard Smith
Scientist, Federal Way Public Schools Parent
Decatur High School Graduate
Class of 1981
James Sun   James Sun
Internet Entrepreneur;
Reality Television Star
Thomas Jefferson High School
Class of 1995