October 30th, 2023

For Immediate Release

Harvard High School To Induct Four Graduates to Hall of Fame 

HARVARD, IL — Harvard Community Unit School District 50 (CUSD 50) and Harvard High School is proud to announce that four former graduates will be inducted into the Harvard High School Hall of Fame as the Class of 2023 on November 10th at 1:45 pm at Harvard High School. 

Harvard High School and the Harvard Community Education Foundation partnered in 2009 to recognize Harvard High School Alumni who have achieved notable success in their lives. To be eligible for nomination to the Hall of Fame, a candidate must have graduated from Harvard High School ten or more years prior to the nomination date. The four inductees for the Class of 2023 are included below.

This event is open to the public.

Amy Walters

Class of 1998

-Trailblazer in the information technology industry.

-Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Marketing and a minor in Spanish from Northern Illinois University. In 2018, she obtained a Master of Global Management degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Jamie Martin

Class of 1985

-Jamie was a part of the 1985 Harvard High School Basketball team that placed 4th in State.

-European professional basketball in Denmark.

-Chief of Staff for the IT Department of Johnson Matthey.

Mike Fisher

Class of 1985

-Harvard High School Basketball Team that placed 4th in State.

-Mike graduated from Yale Law School with a Juris Doctor degree

Legal Director of the U.S. EPA’s Office of Criminal Enforcement.

Diane Smith

Class of 1961

                      -Diane graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a                                                                         Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication.

                                                                   - Worked as a TV news reporter and anchor 

                          -Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Ingham County, where she received a 

                                                                       Certificate of Professional Excellence 

                                 -First woman elected to the office of Prosecuting Attorney in Emmet County, MI

Harvard CUSD 50 would like to congratulate the four inductees for their recognition and induction to the Harvard High School Hall of Fame. #HarvardRising

Media Contact Mason Sobiesk
Director of Public Relations & Communications
msobiesk@cusd50.org | 815-943-4022