James S. Parker
CHS Class of 1963
CHS ’63 Cross-Country (1,2,3,4-Co-Captain)-Conference Champions (4), Spring Track (1,2,3,4)-Mile & 2-Mile, Team was Conference & State Class C & State Class C Relay Champions; Basketball Manager (1,2,3,4), Athletic Association (1,2,3,4), After Prom Dinner (4-Chairman), Recipient Hoyle Memorial Award for the senior who contributed the greatest service to CHS during two or more years while in high school.
University of Massachusetts-Amherst BA-History ’67, Spring Track, Cross- Country, Baker Dormitory (President-Manager), Student Council Representative
U.S. Army 2nd Lieutenant active duty until 1970, Viet Nam wounded in action, Decorations include: Combat Infantryman’s Badge, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Medal, Viet Nam Campaign Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart w/two Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star w/Valor
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Colonel-Battalion Commander, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal
U.S. Army training US Army School of the Americas-Jungle Operations Center, Infantry Officer Advanced Correspondence course, Command & General Staff Officer course, US Army Inspector General course
Proctor & Gamble Marketing & merchandising Morris Alper & Sons Territory Manager Food Service Division