A partial list of some well-known grads.
Bill Baarsma, ’60, Tacoma mayor
Herman Brix (Bruce Bennett) ’24, Olympic shot-put medalist and Hollywood actor
Dale Chihuly, studio glass artist (1956, 1957 attendee)
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Cathryn Damon, ’51, stage, movie, Emmy-winning TV actress (“Soap”)
Fred Haley, ’30, principal of Brown and Haley Candy Co.
Donna Mae Jaden (Janis Paige), ’40, MGM and Broadway actress
Bertil Johnson, ’19, prosecuting attorney, superior court judge
John Ladenburg, ’67, Pierce County executive
Marjie Miller (Marjie Millar), ’49, TV and movie actress
Murray Morgan, ’33, history writer and newspaper columnist
Eric T. Olson, ’69, vice admiral and deputy commander of U.S. Special Operations
William Phillip, ’45, Puget Sound National Bank President and CEO, philanthropist
Dixy Lee Ray, ’33, chair of federal Atomic Energy Commission, governor of Washington
Lawrence “Rockin’ Robin” Roberts, ’58, singer for the Wailers (“Louie Louie”)
Albert D. Rosellini, ’27, attorney, civic leader, governor of Washington
James Russell, ’18, admiral, commander of NATO forces in Europe
Sugar Ray Seales, ’71, 1972 Olympic gold medalist and professional boxer
W. Hunter Simpson, ’45, IBM businessman and CEO at Physio-Control
Jack Tanner, ’38, attorney, civil rights advocate, federal court judge
Wilmott Proviso Ragsdale, ’29, Wall Street Journal reporter and Time foreign correspondent
Harry Rinker, ’39, land developer and businessman