Angie Herron

Emma Gagnon, Author

Angie Herron, class of 1979, was inducted into the Alpena High School Alumni Hall of Fame in 2005 and excelled in multiple rowing competitions.
After graduating from Alpena High School in 1979, Herron attended MIchigan state University after attending University of Vermont for one year. While at MSU, she joined the Michigan State University rowing team.
During the 1980’s she competed in many international competitions that led her to the 1990 Olympics. In the 1990 Olympics in Seoul she took 9th place in the rowing competition.
Herron coached at the University of Pennsylvania from 1990 to 1997. She has also coached at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics. Her achievements also include being inducted in the National Rowing Hall of Fame and the Alpena Sports Hall of Fame at Alpena High School.