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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
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Staff, Classmates and Alumni
Staff, Classmates and Alumni
2013 HIASAA Hall of Fame Member
Dr. Kenneth "Ray" Ramach - Sports
Ray Ramach graduated from Highland High School in 1963. Ray was recruited for football to the University of Iowa but ultimately chose to attend Washington University in St. Louis with a extracurricular scholarship for sports. Ray graduated from Washington University in 1967 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics. He was then accepted into the St. Louis University School of Medicine. After completing his medical degree, Ray spent two years at St. Louis University Hospital doing surgical residency. He entered the US Navy and finished his final three years of residency at the naval hospital in San Diego, California. Following residency, Ray served with the Navy by spending two years in Japan and one year at Camp Pendleton, California. In 1980 Ray settled in Denver, Colorado in a general surgical practice.

While in high school, Ray played football, basketball, track, and baseball, earning multiple letters in all sports. Ray was the quarterback/safety for the football team his junior and senior year that recorded the first winning seasons in years under new coach, Frank Prchal. Ray was chosen for several All-Area Teams in the St. Louis area both years. In baseball he was offered two minor league contracts but turned them down to attend college. Ray was voted Athlete of the Year during his senior year. At Washington University, Ray participated in and earned letters in football for three years, playing defensive halfback for three years and receiver his senior year. Ray was named All Conference his last two years and was part of a winning team that was ranked in the top ten in the NCAA small college division. Ray held the record for most interceptions in a season his senior year and won the award for top defensive back. Ray was lettered in track all four years, participating in up to eight events in each meet. His junior year he qualified for the NCAA regional in intermediate hurdles and won the event, earning a NCAA gold medal. He set the record for intermediate hurdles for Washington University his senior year. After graduating from college and while attending medical school he continued to participate in intramural basketball and AAU track meets during the summers. He also participated in flag football and softball teams that ranked in the top amateur leagues in the St. Louis area.

After starting his medical practice, Ray still participated in many 10K and half marathon races, bike trips and recreational basketball leagues. He is now retired, but remains active athletically with biking and golf. He completed a cross country bike trip from Oregon to Maine two years ago with fellow high school classmate, Chuck Beichel.
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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