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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
2016 HIASAA Hall of Fame Member
Tom Ulmet - Career Public Service
Tom graduated from Highland High School in 1960. He received his BA from Monmouth College, an M.A. from Middlebury College and an M.Ed from St. Lawrence University. Tom has made significant contributions to international education during his career.

Tom began his career in international education as Director of the St. Lawrence University Study Abroad program in Vienna in 1973. He served as Director of Guidance in the American School in London and as Principal of the International School of Zurich in Switzerland. He returned to the US to serve as Director of Educational Programs at the Dike University Talent Identification Program. In 2001 Tom moved to China becoming Superintendent of Yew Chung International Schools (YCIS). Finishing a 14-year tenure there, he had supported the development of YCIS in several cities in China where each was part of the Cambridge Award for Excellence in Education. He led these schools through joint school accreditation. During his distinguished career he created international programs in Austria, Costa Rica, England, Germany, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Switzerland, Peoples’ Republic of China, Scotland, and Wales.

He currently serves as Executive Director of the Association of China and Mongolia International Schools who are serving educational needs of 70 schools with 57,000 international students, and 7000 teachers from around the world. He also serves as Inspector of International schools for the Ministry of Education in Dubai.

Tom has served on several boards for international schools and organizations, received several awards, and has spoken at several conferences. He and his family have been involved in several charitable activities. Among these are communication between government and ex-patriot community in Shanghai during the SARS epidemic; point of contact for missing persons in the Thailand tsunami; launched first relief efforts for the Sichan earthquake and the tsunami in Japan.
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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