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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Catawba College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Catawba College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Catawba College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Catawba College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Catawba College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Catawba College.

Examples of graduates on this list: Matthew Shepard, Pat McCrory and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Catawba College?” and “Which celebrities are Catawba College alumni?”

Matthew Shepard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Matthew Wayne "Matt" Shepard was an American student at the University of Wyoming who was beaten, tortured and left to die near Laramie, Wyoming on the night of October 6, 1998, and ...more

Jasika Nicole is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Illustrator, Actor Jasika Nicole Pruitt, known professionally as Jasika Nicole, is an American actress and illustrator from Birmingham, Alabama. She is best known for portraying Astrid Farnsworth in the Fox ...more

John S. Arrowood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Judge, Lawyer John S. Arrowood is an American attorney and judge who, in August 2007, was appointed to the North Carolina Court of Appeals by Governor Mike Easley, replacing Judge Eric L. Levinson, who had ...more

T. J. Rooney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Consultant, Lawyer T.J. Rooney is the former chair of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party and a former member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He is a graduate of West Essex High School in North ...more

Pat McCrory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Politician Patrick Lloyd "Pat" McCrory is an American politician and the 74th Governor of North Carolina. He previously worked for Duke Energy and served a record 14 years as the 53rd Mayor of ...more

Edward F. Rector is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Edward "Ed" F. Rector was a Colonel in the United States Air Force, a fighter ace, and a member of the Flying Tigers.

Scott Holmes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Scott Holmes Scott Holmes is a retired American actor, best known for the role of District Attorney Tom Hughes in the CBS soap opera As the World Turns, a role he played from 1987 through ATWT's 2010 ...more

David Taylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
David Taylor David Merritt Taylor is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Baltimore Colts in the fifth round of the 1973 NFL Draft. He played ...more

Bob Rathbun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Bob Rathbun Announcer Bob Rathbun is a sports television announcer, Professional Motivational Speaker and Author of Fast Forward Winner. He has been the announcer for the Atlanta Hawks basketball games on FSN South ...more

Bucky Pope is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Bucky Pope American football player Frank Buckley "Bucky" Pope is a former professional American football wide receiver in the NFL for the Los Angeles Rams and the Green Bay Packers.He is mostly known for his ...more

Robert F. Wagner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Robert F. Wagner Robert Wagner was promoted to senior vice president of operations for the Western Division in January 2004, after serving as regional vice president for stores in the Pacific Northwest region ...more

Jim Tomsula is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Coach James Andrew "Jim" Tomsula is an American football coach. He is currently the head coach for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League, a position he has held since ...more

Kevin Sloan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Kevin Sloan Kevin Sloan is a retired American soccer player who played professionally in the American Soccer League, American Professional Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League. He has also coached ...more

Jerry Sands is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Jerry Sands Baseball player Gerald Robert "Jerry" Sands, is an American professional baseball outfielder and first baseman for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball. He was originally drafted by the Los ...more

Brad Roach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Brad Roach Brad Roach is a former American and Canadian football quarterback. He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Catawba. Roach has also ...more

Charlie Coiner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Charlie Coiner Charlie Coiner is a 30-year veteran of football coaching and the founder of 1st Down Technologies, LLC. 1st Down Technologies is an Austin,Texas based business that produces mobile applications ...more

William L. Swing is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
William L. Swing William Lacy Swing is the Director General of the International Organization for Migration. He is a diplomat and former United States Ambassador, and United Nations Special Representative of the ...more

Carey Hoyt Bostian is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Catawba College Alumni
Carey Hoyt Bostian Carey Hoyt Bostian was an American educator. He was educated at Catawba College, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in 1928, and at the University of Pittsburgh where he earned a Master's ...more