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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Tammy Schlarman Freihofer - 2018 Highlands Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee

Highlands High School is excited to announce the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Class.  Inductees include: Angela Barre Falhaber, David Freer, Tammy Schlarman Freihofer, Eric Glaser, Justin Frisk, Coach Bill Herrmann, Scott Kuhnhein, Jean Pritchard, Kimberly Draud Rohmiller, and Michael Vories.

The Team of Distinction is the 1978-79 Boys Basketball Team.

Tammy Schlarman Freihofer graduated from Highlands in 1990, where she lettered in five sports: volleyball, basketball, softball, track, and tennis. She started playing high school sports in the 7th grade and in the 8th grade played on the varsity volleyball and basketball teams.

In volleyball, she led her team to three Regional titles.  She was recognized as First Team All-State in her junior and senior years and in 1989 she was the Northern Kentucky Player of the Year and the Kentucky Post’s Player of the Year.  In basketball, she led her team to three district championships. She scored over 1,000 points and grabbed over 1,000 rebounds. She was a member of the All District and Regional Tournament teams in basketball during her junior and senior years.

After graduating from Highlands, Tammy earned an athletic scholarship to play basketball at Northern Kentucky University (NKU). She excelled on and off the court and received multiple awards:  NKU Athlete of Distinction, All-Academic Team, NKU Career Achievement, and the Great Lakes Valley Conference Player of the Week multiple times.  Tammy is a Physical Education teacher at Longbranch Elementary in Union, KY.  She currently resides in Union with her husband Phil and their four children Kyle, Kay, Liz, and Corey.

The Highlands Athletics Boosters Association sponsors the Highlands Athletic Hall of Fame. The Class of 2018 Inductees will be recognized during HHS Homecoming weekend October 19-21 including a public induction ceremony at Highlands Performing Center followed by a banquet dinner at The Syndicate. The event details and ticket sales will be announced closer to the event.

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