Stuttgart American High School

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Stuttgart American High School was located at Robinson Barracks (old SA (SturmAbteilung) barracks) from Fall 1953 to Spring 1955. SAHS opened at Pattonville, which was a U.S. military housing area near Ludwigsburg Germany, in Fall 1955 with 300 students and 35 graduating Seniors. The school was also known as Ludwigsburg American High School from 1961 to 1968, with 1200 students and 280 graduating Seniors. Between 1970 - 1973, Stuttgart American High School was under the Trump Plan. In fall 1979, Patch American High School was opened on Patch Barracks with 900 students. Stuttgart American High School was closed in June 1992 with 300 students and 52 graduating Seniors. Several families had been transferred to Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Remaining students transferred to Patch American High School. In summer 2001, the school was renamed to Erich-Bracher-Schule.[1]

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Notable students and graduates[edit]


- Ron Arias (author)
- Susan Aude (former NBC TV News Anchor)
- Rick Barthels (swimmer - 450th official successful crossing from England to France in 1993)
- Bill Beardsley (U.S. Navy Blue Angel pilot 1971 & 72)
- Robert Bunda (Senator, Hawaii, 22nd District, President of the Senate)
- J.T. Burr (Philanthropist)
- Pam deJong (Country Singer-Songwriter)
- Laura Dudek, Claire Boyer, Diane Culp, Diane Price (Apfelkorn Aficionados)
- Thomas Dudek (Consulate to Ghasthaus Bavarian Hunter, Stillwater MN)
- Newt Gingrich (Former U.S. Speaker of the House, Presidential Candidate)
- Patrick Grimm (Clinton / Gore White House service)
- Patricia Hein (Alumni Coordinator / Organizer)
- Dan Hesse (Chief Executive Officer, Sprint Nextel Corporation)
- Elizabeth Hoff Berg (author)
- John Inman (musician)
- Kent Keel (tried out for NFL)
- Ron Lee Savin (actor)
- Katrina Leskanich (Katrina and the Waves Grammy nominee, Actress, TV and Radio presenter)
- Miguel Martinez (singer/songwriter: www.reverbnation.com/miguels)
- Steven McCarthy (Professor of Graphic Design, University of Minnesota))
- Rani Miller-Nicola (author)
- Suzanne Patrick (former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Industrial Policy)
- Rebecca Patty (Alabama Assistant Attorney General, Department of Environmental Management)
- John Turner (Emmy Award Winner / Philanthropist / Mt. Everest attempt)
- Donald Wellman (poet, editor, translator college professor)
- Shane Willard Grimm (Noted Artist, Musician, Writer)
- Ken Winner (2003 Windsurfing Hall of Fame)
- Brady Wiseman (House District 65 Montana Representative)

Reunions[edit]


- 1990 DFW, TX
- 1993 Manhattan Beach, CA
- 1996 Washington, D.C.
- 1998 Orlando, FL
- 2001 Las Vegas, NV
- 2004 San Antonio, TX
- 2007 Breckenridge, CO
- 2010 Alexandria, VA
- 2012 Stuttgart, Germany
- 2014 Atlanta, GA

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.erich-bracher-schule.de/
  2. ^ "History (timeline)" (Web article). Stuttgart/Ludwigsburg American High School Alumni Association. Retrieved 2008-01-01. 

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