Robert (Bob) Saxon

Robert (Bob) Saxon, Class of 1965, Educator, Business Owner Bob Saxon is a worthy Badger Hall of Fame candidate, as a student athlete at THS/UA; as educator/coach; and as business owner/community servant.  While his life is filled with remarkable accomplishments, his...

Richard Bierce

Richard Bierce, AIA, Class of 1962, Historical Architect, Mentor, Community Volunteer Richard Bierce, spurred by an architectural drawing class at THS, went on to become a leading figure nationally in the preservation of historically significant structures. Bierce...

Alfred J. Quiroz

Alfred J. Quiroz, Class of 1963, Professor/Mixed-media Artist Alfred J. Quiroz was born in Tucson, AZ, on May 9, 1944. He attended Menlo Park and Borton Elementary, Safford Jr. High, and Tucson High School. He regularly decorated the halls of THS with themes relating...

Dr. John Klensin

Dr. John Klensin, Class of 1962, Internet Pioneer; Computing and Social Sciences Researcher When Dr. John C. Klensin participated in the Tucson High Science Club (1958-62), he couldn’t have envisioned that the Internet technology he’d help to develop would someday...

Dr. Eugene Alfred Benton, Class of 1961, Educator

Dr. (posthumous doctorate) Eugene Alfred Benton was a native Tucsonan born in Barrio Anita in 1942.   In 1961 he graduated in the top 10 of his class from Tucson High School. He was also chosen to be the student body speaker at graduation. As a senior at Tucson High,...

Mack Wilbourn

Mack Wilbourn, Class of 1962 Entrepreneur, Community Leader, Philanthropist Mack Wilbourn, a native of Magnolia, Arkansas, is a graduate of Tucson High School’s class of 1962. He attended the University of Arizona where he majored in Public Administration.  He is the...