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HIASAA - Highland Community School District 5
Highland Community School District 5
HIASAA - St. Paul Catholic School - Highland, IL
St. Paul Catholic School
HIASAA - Highland Community School District 5
Highland Community School District 5
HIASAA - St. Paul Catholic School - Highland, IL
St. Paul Catholic
School
HIASAA
Highland Illinois Area School Alumni Association
HIASAA
Highland Illinois Area School
Alumni Association
HIASAA
Highland Illinois Area School Alumni Association
HIASAA - Highland Community School District 5
HIASAA - St. Paul Catholic School
Gathering
Gathering
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Staff, Classmates and Alumni
Staff, Classmates and Alumni
2013 HIASAA Hall of Fame Member
Kevin Hemann - Public Service
Kevin Hemann graduated from Highland St. Paul High School in 1974. He attended Belleville Area College (now Southwestern Illinois College) 1974-1976. Kevin received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville in 1983. He earned this degree by attending night classes for several years while working full time at Highland Machine and Screw Products Company in Highland. Kevin continues to work at Highland Machine where he currently serves as Senior Vice President for Sales.

Kevin Hemann is the ultimate public servant in which the desire to improve the Highland community seems to be in his blood. His public service is best described by simply listing the organizations he has helped over the years. Otherwise, this bio will take multiple pages! Kevin served the City of Highland as a Councilmen 1991-1995. During that time he participated in the Glik Park fund raising efforts. Our local schools have greatly benefited from Kevin’s efforts. He served on the Highland Booster Club and co-chaired their golf tournament 1996-2003. Kevin Co-chaired the successful bond issues that renovated Highland High School and built Highland Middle School. Also, he was a member of the school district’s strategic planning process in 2004. Kevin has done much to support his alma mater, St. Paul, by chairing the 2011 efforts to renovate the St. Paul Gym. Additionally, Kevin has served the following organizations: Highland Business Education Alliance (1999 – Present) where he chaired numerous programs, Highland Knights of Columbus (1974 – Present), St. Jospeh’s Hospital Advsory Board (2001-2007), Highland Country Club (1990 to Present) where he has served as Secretary and Club President, Highland Optimist Club (1995 – Present) where he is integrally involved in the Optimist Basketball Shootout, Highland Area Community Foundation (2002-2008), Highland Khoury League and Highland Youth Baseball/Softball League (1983 – 1996), St. Paul Catholic Church where he has chaired the Kirchenfest numerous times and currently serves on the Education Foundation Board, Highland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (1999-2005) and served as President in 2001 and chaired Annual Dinner & Dance fundraiser 1999 – 2004, American Cancer Society “This Bud’s For You” Relay for Life Team that in 2008 honored Kevin’s father, Bud Hemann, as he battled cancer, served as Annual Drive Chairman for the Girl Scouts (1991) and Solicitor for the Annual Boy Scouts Fund Drive (1988-2002, and finally, member of the Highland Manufacturer’s Association (1990-2003).

Kevin has received several awards for his public service. Notable are the following: 1992 and 1993 Highland Youth Baseball/Softball Appreciation Award, 1995 Jaycee Outstanding Young Person Leadership Award, 1995 Walmart Hometown Leadership Award, 1999 Those Who Excel Award by Highland CUSD #5, 2002 Outstanding Chamber of Commerce Member, and recipient of the Business Education Alliance Outstanding Service Award in both 2003 and 2009.
2017 Inductees
Pat Imming - Arts & Sciences
John "Jack" Cygan - Career Public Service
Dennis Luber - Sports
2016 Inductees
Bruce Case - Arts & Sciences
Tom Ulmet - Career Public Service
Erwin Weder - Business
Jake Odorizzi - Sports
2015 Inductees
Dr. Mark Edwin Frisse - Arts & Sciences
Pat Schwarm - Career Public Service
Otto E. Jakel - Business
2014 Inductees
Dr. Richard Streiff - Arts & Sciences
Jerome Zobrist - Career Public Service
Dennis Rinderer - Public Service
2013 Inductees
Dr. Robert W. Buchheim - Arts & Sciences
Robin McGee - Arts & Sciences
Dr. Carl Ernst - Business
Kevin Hemann - Public Service
2012 Inductees
Melissa Glassmaker - Arts & Sciences
Jerry Dauderman - Business
Brig. Gen. Scott Zobrist - Public Service
2011 Inductees
Allan Killion - Arts & Sciences
David R. Ford - Business
Jay Ward - Sports
Jeanne Baumann Meyer - Public Service
2010 Inductees
Carl Basler - Business
Earl Wirz - Sports
Roland Harris - Public Service
Olin Stratton - At Large
2009 Inductees
Dr. Arlo Landolt - Arts & Sciences
Robert Mueller - Arts & Sciences
Robert Scott Tibbetts - Arts & Sciences
Martin Wick - Business
Jay Boulanger - Business
Terry Riffel - Business
Jennie Kaeser - Public Service
Joe Michaelis - Public Service
Lynn Rehberger - Public Service
2008 Inductees
Brenda (Hemann) Harris - Arts & Sciences
Ron Jacober - Arts & Sciences
Jesse Kamm - Arts & Sciences
Louis Latzer - Business
Ralph Korte - Business
Edwin Frisse - Business
Ed Hilbert - Sports
Darell Bellm - Public Service
Jack Klaus - Public Service
Larry "Biddy" Essenpreis - Public Service
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