HPHs alumni association

The Highland Park Alumni Association, in partnership with the Highland Park Education Foundation, exists to support Highland Park High School’s goal of academic excellence by honoring the school’s heritage and traditions, while developing and enhancing relationships among the school and its alumni.

We currently have over 19,000 alumni all over the world living and leading with purpose, making an impact with the motto “Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve." The HPHS Alumni Association continues to thrive today by allowing alumni to connect with classmates, support cherished traditions, and celebrate all things HP! Once a Scot, always a Scot! 

Enjoy all of the following benefits when you start or renew your membership by completing the online form.

To join by mail, please complete a membership form to include with your check. Alumni Association Membership Form

Reconnect and stay in touch with friends and fellow graduates through the online Alumni Directory

Stay informed about Class Reunions, annual alumni events and local gatherings

Receive communication from the monthly Alumni eNews and annual Scot Times publication that highlights HPHS Alums and connects you personally and professionally with classmates near and far

Membership fees are tax deductible and offer the opportunity to support communications, events, and operations

Receive 10% off at the Scot Shop and show your Scot spirit with custom HP gear​

Gain access to unique volunteer opportunities for personal or career growth through service on select committees

Honor alumni veterans through support of the veteran’s plaque displayed at HPHS

Honor fellow HPHS graduates through the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner and Golden Scots Luncheon

Spread HPHS pride with a membership car window sticker

history of the HPhs alumni association

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1990

The HPHS Alumni Association was established and tasked with gathering information for an alumni directory and pursuing the newly established goals. 

 

The founding Board of Directors:

Art Barnes ’51

Jennifer Phillips Carter ’78

Dick Dwelle ’39

Mary Glen Joy Fouts ’62

Guy Kerr ’71

Patrick Nugent ’88

1990

Also in 1990, the Alumni Association took over organizing and executing the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards.

1994

The Golden Scots Luncheon was started to honor Alumni who have graduated from HPHS 50 years or more.

2003

The Alumni Association merged with the Highland Park Education Foundation to form a single organization serving the needs of students, alumni, parents, and friends of the school district. This merger allows both groups to maximize their talents and budgets.