Monday, July 16, 2018

Michael Vories - 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.


Michael Vories graduated from Highlands in 1979 where he played varsity all four years in basketball and baseball. He was the starting point guard on the 9th Region Championship team in 1979 and scored 1,360 points, which is 8th in school history. Mike was All-Region and All-Conference his junior and senior years in basketball and was Honorable Mention All-State his senior year. In baseball, he played varsity shortstop all four years at HHS. He was All-Region and All- Conference his sophomore through senior years in baseball.

After graduating, Mike earned a baseball scholarship at Northern Kentucky University. Mike is currently employed at Cincinnati Bell where he has worked over 30 years and has never missed a day on the job. He currently resides in Fort Thomas with his wife Amy Brown Vories (’78) and their three children Keith, Jeff (’06), and Shannon (’99). Mike is also a basketball coach at Highlands Middle School.

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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