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Hall of Fame Inductees - 1999
Angie Ash was a graduate of Pasco High School in 1967. She was the first African American to graduate from PHS and then return to teach in the school district. She spent her entire teaching career in the Pasco School District. Angie served on the district math, language arts, and curriculum committees and impacted many of her students and coworkers who learned with her. Angie also helped co-found the Black Junior Miss Pageant and has been a board member of the Afro Americans for an Academia Society for more than 15 years. Parents have consistently complimented Ms. Ash on her positive manner with students and for the time she puts into planning and organizing to improve student learning. She realizes that being a true educator means reaching out to the community.
Bruce Neswick: Most fondest memories are working on the WASCO, which was the PHS student newspaper, and being an avid music student. He went on to earn a Bachelor's Degree in music at Pacific Lutheran University and his Master's at Yale University. He focuses mainly on the sacred and classical vocal and pope organ music. Bruce also traveled to Switzerland, England, and throughout Europe to student, teach, and perform. Some of Bruce’s achievements include playing at the Washington National Cathedral, establishing the first girls choir to sing at the same cathedral, earning international awards for organ improvisation and being a fellow of the American Guild of Organists. Near the end of his career, Bruce also directed music at two school affiliated with the Washington National Cathedral.
Kelly Allen Served as class president his sophomore and junior years, was ASB president his senior year, played varsity football and baseball, and was selected as Elk Student of the Year. In 1977, Kelly received the Dr. James Denning Award for Athlete of the Year. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Washington University and his law degree from the Gonzaga University School of Law. He had a successful law career in Spokane where he spoke at law seminars and provided pro bono services to those who could not afford legal aide. He is the author of two legal books and is listed in the Who’s Who Among American Lawyers.
Seth Tuttle Served as ASB President, valedictorian, “Thespian of the Year”, as well as lettering in football, basketball, and tennis while attending Pasco HS. Seth won a scholarship from the National Honor Society. He attended college at the University of Idaho where he was a chemical engineering major. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and graduated from the Fort Bennington Infantry Officer and Parachute Jump School. After the war, Seth attended the University of Washington where he earned a mathematics degree and also attended the University of Michigan, where he earned degrees in astronomy and astrophysics. He moved to Washington DC where he began working for the National Science Foundation. His career as a scientist has included building observatories, researching energy conservation and missile defense, and working as the Program Manager of the National Optical Astronomy Observatories.
Ray Reynolds Was a true Bulldog. Ray attended PHS in 1945 before moving to Idaho for further education. He joined the army and served in the Korean War. He continued service in the United States Army Reserves from 1953-87 when he retired as a major general. He attended Kansas State University where he played football and basketball. In the years following the Korean War, Ray attended the University of Montana, before graduating from Eastern Washington University. From 1955-61, Mr. Reynolds served on the Washington State Patrol. Also, from 1961-1968, Ray taught and coached at Eastern Washington College. Beginning in 1968, Ray served the Pasco School District in the following capacities: teacher, coach, assistant principal, principal, and finally Directory of Secondary Education. He retired in 1999, but his efforts live on in the hearts and minds of all that he came in contact within the Pasco Community. In 2020, Ray Reynolds Middle School was opened in honor of Mr. Reynolds.
Robert Young Graduated from PHS in 1953 and was a long time Pasco supporter. After graduating from PHS, he earned his Bachelor's Degree in communications from WSU. He owned and operated Youngs of Pasco and Youngs Connection from 1968-1991 and then worked as an Advanced Specialist for Westinghouse Hanford Company. He served as president and board member of over 33 civic organizations including Rotary, Pasco Chamber of Commerce, Pasco Downtown Development Association and Tri-Cities Visitors and Convention Bureau. He helped to develop the Washington State University Tri Cities Branch Campus and was named Tri Citian of the year in 1985.