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

This list has everything from Elena Maria Vidal to Halo Meadows.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Hood College?” and “Which celebrities are Hood College alumni?”
Sophie Kerr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hood College Alumni
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Sophie Kerr

Sophie Kerr was a prolific writer of the early 20th century whose stories about smart, ambitious women mirrored her own evolution from small-town girl to successful career woman. At a time when few women were financially self-sufficient, Kerr made her way from Maryland’s Eastern Shore to New York City, where she supported herself as a magazine editor and a writer of more than 500 short stories, 23 novels, several poems and a play that ran on Broadway. Her bequest to Washington College on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in 1965 stipulated that the proceeds of the $578,000 endowment be used to fund an annual literary prize and to support literary events and scholarships at the college. Since 1968, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 85 (1880-1965)

Birthplace: Denton, Maryland, United States of America

Sue Hecht is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hood College Alumni
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Sue Hecht

Sue Hecht is an American politician from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. She retired in 2011 after serving three terms in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing Maryland's District 3A in Frederick County. She is known for her campaign slogan "Hecht Yes!". Hecht was born in Takoma Park, Maryland on December 7, 1947. She attended Frederick Community College, Hood College, and Frostburg State University, where she earned her MBA before becoming an adjunct professor at Frostburg State University, a freelance writer, and executive director of a non-profit organization. Hecht has received numerous awards for her work, including being included in a list of Maryland's top 100 ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

Birthplace: Takoma Park, Maryland, United States of America

Halo Meadows is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hood College Alumni
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Halo Meadows was an American actress, writer and burlesque dancer. She also used Louise Howard as a pseudonym. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 80 (1905-1985)

Birthplace: Littlestown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Claire McCardell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hood College Alumni
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Claire McCardell was an American fashion designer in the arena of ready-to-wear clothing in the 20th century. From the 1930s to the 1950s, she was known for designing functional, affordable, and stylish women's sportswear within the constraints of mass-production, and is today acknowledged as the creator of the "American Look", a democratic and casual approach to fashion that rejected the formality of French couture. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 53 (1905-1958)

Birthplace: Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

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