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OHS Alumni Give Back to the Community as First Responders

photo of John Michael Hill
Oxford High School alumnus John Michael Hill serves as a Captain/EMT at the Lafayette County Fire Department. [Photo Credit: Lafayette County Fire Department]

Oxford, Mississippi (July 8, 2024) — Oxford School District is so proud of its alumni! Several former students, from recent graduates to those who walked the halls of Oxford schools many years ago, are selflessly serving as first responders within the local Fire, Sheriff, and Police Departments. Those serving the Oxford and Lafayette County communities include:

  • Lafayette County Fire Department:
    • Hal Anderson
    • Ottis Anderson
    • Taylor Anderson
    • Fire Chief Wes Anderson
    • Captain/EMT John Michael Hill
    • Lieutenant/EMT Carter Hillmer
    • Division Chief Buster Hollowell
    • Deputy Fire Chief Justin Sneed
  • Lafayette County Sheriff's Office:
    • Sheriff Joey East
    • Deputy Michael Bevill
    • Deputy William Vaughn
  • Oxford Fire Department: 
    • Lieutenant Charles Barranco
    • Captain/EMT Rochelle Harwood
    • Firefighter Aliya Herod
    • Lieutenant Jason Keller 
  • Oxford Police Department:
    • Brianna Blake
    • Cole Cromwell
    • Jake Gibbs
    • Mac Hickinbottom
    • Roderick Holmes
    • Mike McGee
    • Lieutenant Alex Moffett
    • Keddrick Redmond

The core values of Oxford School District — excellence, equity, service, support, and relationships — are values that we instill in all of our students. We take pride in knowing that our alumni continue to uphold these values they learned in school to positively impact the world around them, no matter their profession. Way to be a Charger for Life! 

Camille White