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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Gardner-Webb University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Gardner-Webb University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Gardner-Webb University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Gardner-Webb University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Gardner-Webb University 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 Gardner-Webb University.

Alumni include Artis Gilmore, John Drew and many additional graduates as well.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Gardner-Webb University?” and “Which celebrities are Gardner-Webb University alumni?”
Linda Combs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gardner-Webb University Alumni
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Dr. Linda Morrison Combs is a former U.S. federal government official. She was the Controller of the Office of Management and Budget in the Executive Office of the President at the White House. She had five Presidential Appointments confirmed by the United States Senate and served under three Presidents: Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush. In 2014, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory appointed her State Controller on an interim basis. He later nominated Combs to continue in the position, which requires confirmation by the North Carolina General Assembly. ...more

Age: 72

Birthplace: United States of America, United States, with Territories, Lenoir, Caldwell County, + more

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Johnny Hunt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Gardner-Webb University Alumni
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Johnny Hunt

Johnny M. Hunt is an evangelical Christian pastor, author, and former President of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is currently the senior pastor of First Baptist Church Woodstock, in Woodstock, Georgia. ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: Lumberton, North Carolina, United States of America

Artis Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gardner-Webb University Alumni
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Artis Gilmore is a retired American Hall of Fame basketball player who played in the American Basketball Association and National Basketball Association. Artis was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on August 12, 2011. A star center during his two collegiate years at Jacksonville University, in Jacksonville, Florida, Gilmore led the Dolphins to the NCAA Division I championship game in 1970, where his team was beaten 80-69 by the UCLA Bruins. Gilmore remains the top player in rebounds per game in the history of NCAA Division I basketball. Gilmore followed 5 All-Star seasons with the Kentucky Colonels of the ABA by becoming the 1st overall pick of the 1976 NBA ...more

Age: 68

Birthplace: Chipley, Florida, United States of America

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#7 on The Best Centers of the 70s

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#17 on The Greatest NBA Centers of All Time

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Gabe Wilkins

Gabriel Nicholas Wilkins is a former American Football defensive end who played for the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers in a six-year career that lasted from 1994 to 1999 in the National Football League. ...more

Age: 46

Birthplace: Cowpens, South Carolina, United States of America