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List Rules People on this list must have gone to New Mexico Highlands University and be of some renown.

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

A factual list, featuring graduates like Eddie Guerrero and Ann Nolan Clark.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to New Mexico Highlands University?” and “Which celebrities are New Mexico Highlands University alumni?”

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Eddie Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Eddie Guerrero Wrestler Eduardo Gory Llanes Guerrero, better known by his ring name Eddie Guerrero, was a Mexican American professional wrestler. Born into a legendary Mexican wrestling family, Eddie Guerrero managed ...more

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Michael Francke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Michael Francke Lawyer James Michael Francke was the Director of the Oregon Department of Corrections, the governmental bureau which manages prisons, inmates and parolees in the state of Oregon. He was appointed by ...more

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Ben R. Luján is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Ben R. Luján Politician Ben Ray Luján is the U.S. Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district, serving since 2009. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is based in Santa Fe, the ...more

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Rebecca Vigil-Giron is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Rebecca Vigil-Giron Politician Rebecca Vigil-Giron is an American politician, who served as a Democratic Secretary of State in New Mexico from 1987 to 1990, and from 1999 to 2006. She is the longest serving Secretary of State ...more

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Don Woods is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Don Woods American football player Donald Ray Woods is a retired National Football League American football running back who played with the San Diego Chargers and San Francisco 49ers from 1974–1980. Woods attended New Mexico ...more

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Ann Nolan Clark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Ann Nolan Clark Historian, Writer Ann Nolan Clark, born Anna Marie Nolan was an American writer who won the 1953 Newbery Medal.

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Lionel Taylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Lionel Taylor American football player Lionel Thomas Taylor is a former American football wide receiver who led the American Football League in receptions each year for the first six years of the league's existence.

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Carl Garrett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Carl Garrett American football player Carl L. Garrett is a former American football halfback who began his professional career with the American Football League's Boston Patriots. Carl Garrett caught 29 passes for 267 yards and two ...more

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Charley Cowan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Charley Cowan American football player Charles Edward Cowan was a former American football offensive tackle who played fifteen seasons in the National Football League with the Los Angeles Rams from 1961 to 1975. Cowan was a huge ...more

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Georgia Lee Lusk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Georgia Lee Lusk Georgia Lee Witt Lusk was the first female U.S. Congressional representative from New Mexico, educator, and devoted public servant.

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Anthony Edwards is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Anthony Edwards Television director, Film Producer, Actor Anthony Charles Edwards is an American actor and director. He has appeared in various movies and television shows, including Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Top Gun, Zodiac, Miracle Mile, Revenge ...more

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Hector Balderas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Hector Balderas Lawyer Hector H. Balderas Jr. is an American attorney, former prosecutor, and politician who is currently serving as the New Mexico Attorney General. Balderas became the youngest statewide Hispanic ...more

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Allen Dale June is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Allen Dale June Allen Dale June was an American veteran of World War II. June was one of the 29 original Navajo code talkers who served in the United States Marine Corps during the war.

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Leroy Lamis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Leroy Lamis Leroy Lamis was an American sculptor, digital artist and art educator known for his work with Plexiglas. His works have been exhibited throughout the United States and Europe and are in the ...more

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Bill Dinwiddie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Bill Dinwiddie Bill Dinwiddie is a retired American basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association. Dinwiddie signed as a free agent with the Cincinnati Royals in 1966 and began playing ...more

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Amado M. Padilla is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
Amado M. Padilla Amado M. Padilla is a Professor of Psychological Studies in The Graduate School of Education, Director of the California Foreign Language Project and Director of the Bay Area Foreign Language ...more