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James Bond..."0066" is a Falls HERO. He is a CFHS Alumni, Class of 1966.

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  • These female athletes were recognized at the August 2021 Board of Education meeting for their accomplishments in track and field at the state meet this past year. Read more about them below.

  • Grace Lowe – Grace is a 4-year letter winner in track and field, and is the fastest female in the history of Cuyahoga Falls. She owns 4 school records in the 100 meters (12.27), Long Jump (17’8”), 4x4, and 4x2. Grace, qualified for the State Track meet twice as a Sophomore, and Senior. She earned All-Ohio honors in the long jump placing 7th in Division I. Grace also lettered 2-years in volleyball and was a member of the DECA program. Grace will be entering the Cuyahoga Falls Athletic Hall of Fame because of her All-Ohio Honor.

  • Emma Brustoski - Emma, earned a school record 15 varsity letters. Emma earned 4 in basketball, 4 in track, 3 in Soccer, 3 in tennis, and 1 in football. Last year she earned a total of 5 varsity letters in one year, 3 in the fall season. Emma didn’t just letter she was all league in basketball, and soccer and district Champ in Track and Field. Emma holds 2 school records 4X2 and 4x4 in track, and has to have the single season record for steals in a basketball season. Emma was also a member of National Honors Society, and an outstanding student. She will be entering the Cuyahoga Falls Athletic Hall of Fame for earning 12 Varsity letters.

  • Jenai Blake – Jenai, earned 12 varsity letters. 4 in soccer, 3 in tennis, 4 in Track and Field, and 1 in bowling. Jenai had a devastating senior year. She tore her ACL 1 day before the first regular season soccer game, and then a gain 2 weeks into spring track. Jenai, amazed me with her commitment to the teams even know she knew she would not get to play. Jenai holds 3 school records in the 4X1, 4x2, 4x4. She was also a state qualifier as a sophomore. She will be entering the Cuyahoga Falls Athletic Hall of Fame for earning 12 letters.

Who knew that CFHS grads Gary Grimes “68” and Mark Benson “71” would form a Beatles tribute band that sold out Carnegie Hall 7 times. Sadly, Gary has passed, but the group, "1964 The Tribute" and Mark are still performing today, their show is an incredible performance. See their schedule on their website.

A story of two Falls boys - 1964 The Tribute (a Beatles Tribute Band)

Who knew that Falls resident Mark Allen Mothersbaugh would become an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, author and visual artist. Mark grew up in the Falls, went to Bolich Jr High, then went to high school at Woodridge, graduating in 1968. Mark, his brother Bob, and their father came to prominence in the late 1970s as co-founders, singers, and musicians of the new wave band Devo, who’s "Whip It" was a Top 20 single in the US, and is still popular today. Even more amazing is that Mark's success transcended Devo, and his list of musical scores is too long to list. Mark also ventured into visual arts, starting when he was at Kent State. Mark is still writing musical scores to this day, and his art shows draw people from around the world. Click here to read more about Mark.

Who knew that David B. “Rusty” Higgins “67” graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School was a featured “Grammy Winning” sax soloist with Les Brown's Band of Renown and pop stars Captain & Tennille. In 1979 he served as Toni Tennille's symphony orchestra conductor and played for both of President Reagan's presidential inaugural balls. Rusty has also recorded and/or performed with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Sammy Davis Jr., Mel Torme, Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, Rosemary Clooney, Sting, Kenny G., Arturo Sandoval, Michael Bublé, Michael Feinstein, The Temptations, Diana Ross, Manhattan Transfer, Stevie Wonder, Johnny Cash, Avenged Sevenfold, and more. Check him out on this Youtube Video

Lauren Menke, a 2010 grad, competed on Jeopardy February 19, 2021. Click here to view the Akron Beacon Journal Article about her experience

A female football kicker!!!

CFHS senior Emma Brustoski was featured on FOX 8’s “Cleveland’s Own” segment throughout the day on Wednesday, September 16th. Brustoski, a five-sport athlete, carries a 4.1 GPA. Congratulations Emma!

Ivy League look out - here come some terrrrific 2020 Black Tiger graduates who will make grrrrreat contributions to Princeton and Harvard and the world!

Who knew that that former teacher and band director Robert Feldbush published a book about the Tiger Band called the “Magnificent Monster”. Click here if you would like to buy it.

Who knew that Cuyahoga Falls has been governed for over 30 years by Dons ~~~

Mayor Don Walters , CFHS 1981

Former Mayor Don Robart , CFHS 1963

*Who knew the difference between School and Life. In school you are taught a lesson and then given a test…….

In life you are given a test that teaches you a lesson.

Who knew that 1996 CFHS grad Jerry Hissem, would be the pilot of the Goodyear Airship. So when you see the blimp flying overhead, it’s probably a CFHS graduate at the controls.

*Who knew that Life isn’t wrapped in a bow, but certainly is a present!

*Who knew that we make a living by what we earn and make a life by what we give.

Harold Fulton graduated from CFHS in June 1954. Per his high school yearbook comments, he immediately enlisted and served 28+ yrs, and as he says, some good, some “not so". Retired as Senior Master Sgt/ First Sergeant. Attended Kent State University on the GI Bill. Received his undergraduate degree in Social Studies/Education. Earned a Master's/Education in counseling also from Kent and took additional courses at the University of Akron. Training in Vocational Counseling, Drug & Alcohol counseling. Taught in Wayne County, Ohio at the Junior High & Senior High levels. Retired as Coordinator, Pupil Personnel Services at Wayne County Schools Career Center. Involved in Children’s Services for many years .....also at USAF Museum and several veterans organizations.

Who knew that 1968 CFHS grad David Hanna would be a Historical Interpreter / tourism professional who has worked at Hale Farms here in our area, then Jamestown, VA, Williamsburg, to Georgetown. And he recently met the President.

Who knew that 1967 CFHS grad Sam Randazzo would be the Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). He was appointed to the PUCO and designated chairman by Governor Mike DeWine in 2019.

Who knew what the word Cuyahoga really meant? Back in 1962, during the Falls Sesquicentennial celebration, this news article was printed in the Beacon Journal; I guess they knew, did you?