Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Jean Pritchard - 2018 Highlands Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee


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.

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.

Jean Pritchard graduated from Highlands in 1976, where she was considered the top female athlete of the 1970s during her time at HHS. She earned 10 varsity letters playing tennis, track and field, basketball, and volleyball.

She was dominant on the volleyball team, basketball team, and track and field where she played all four years.  She was also captain of all teams in volleyball, basketball, and track.  The discus record that she set at HHS lasted for 38 years. Jean earned the Babe Ruth Sportsmanship award her senior year.  In basketball, she was All Conference her junior and senior years and was honorable mention All-State as a senior.

After graduating from Highlands, Jean went on to play volleyball at the University of Kentucky where she was a three-year starter. The 1978 team finished 20th in the nation.  After she graduated from UK she went on to Ohio State University Veterinary School.  Jean currently owns her own vet clinic in Fort Thomas and resides in Melbourne, KY.

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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