Notable Alumni

Politics 

  • William Brennan - Former Supreme Court Justice
  • Tom Clark - Former Supreme Court Justice
  • Thomas Carper - US Senator
  • Tim Johnson - US Senator
  • Martin Fitzwater - Former Press Secretary
  • Bill Richardson - Governor of New Mexico
  • Brad Henry - Governor of Oklahoma
  • Paul Ryan- US House of Representative 
  • Andrew Breitbart- Renowned contributor to multiple newspaper and syndicated T.V. stations

Sports

  • John Elway - Former Quarterback, Denver Broncos
  • Steve Beuchele - Former Third Baseman, Chicago Cubs
  • John Lynch - Safety, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Shawn Green - Outfielder, Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Michael Mussina - New York Yankees
  • Al Oerter - Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Branch Rickey - Brooklyn Dodgers
  • Craig Sager- TNT Sportscaster
  • Gene Washington- NFL Director of Football Operations    

Entertainment

  • Peter Buck - Lead Guitarist, REM
  • Winston Groom - Author of Forrest Gump
  • Matthew McConaughey - Actor
  • Drew Carey - Actor/Comedian
  • David Schwimmer - Actor
  • Will Ferrel - Actor/Comedian

Business

  • Ed Whitacre - CEO of SBC
  • Richard Wagoner - CEO of General Motors
  • Gary Michael - CEO of Albertson's
  • Stephen Sanger - CEO of General Mills
  • Henry "Ric" Duques - CEO of First Data
  • Tim Boyle - President and CEO of Columbia Sportswear
  • John Fisher - Chairman Emeritus and former CEO of Ball Corporation
  • David Granger - Chairman and CEO of Grainger
  • Richard T. Farmer - Chairman and CEO of Cintas Corporation

Education

  • William Kirwan - Chancellor University of Maryland System
  • Martin Jischke - President of Purdue University, former President of Iowa State University
  • Peter Likins - President of University of Arizona

Science

  • Ken Mattingly - Astronaut
  • Dr. F. Sherwood Rowland - Recipient of the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize
  • Scott Carpenter - Astronaut