Former Paris High School students Colonel Jimmie Mills and Robert Riggs have been named 2020 Distinguished Graduates. Colonel Jimmie Mills is a 1965 graduate of Paris High School, and he distinguished himself as a leader in the United States Air Force. He is a veteran of 368 combat missions and 1,219 combat hours over Vietnam, Iraq, and Bosnia. Robert Riggs is a 1967 graduate of Paris High School, a proud Alumina of Texas A & M University is a Peabody Award-winning investigative reporter and digital media entrepreneur. He has also received three coveted Alfred I. DuPont Columbia University Journalism Awards for Investigative Reporting.