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

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

China Chow and Gabrielle Giffords are included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Scripps College?” and “Which celebrities are Scripps College alumni?”
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Gabrielle Giffords is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Businessperson, Politician
Gabrielle Dee "Gabby" Giffords is a retired American politician from the U.S. state of Arizona. As a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, she represented ...more
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China Chow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Model, Actor
China Chow is an English actress and model.
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Serena Altschul is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Journalist, Actor
Serena Altschul is an American broadcast journalist, well known for her work at MTV News.
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Anne Hopkins Aitken is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Anne Hopkins Aitken
Anne Arundel Hopkins Aitken was an American writer on Zen. Named Anna Stinchfield Hopkins when she was born in Cook County, Illinois on February 8, 1911, Anne told her husband, Robert Baker ...more
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Louise L. Francesconi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Louise L. Francesconi is a Raytheon Company vice president. A 31-year veteran of the defense industry, Francesconi was elected a vice president of Raytheon and appointed general manager of ...more
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Molly Ivins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Journalist, Writer
Mary Tyler "Molly" Ivins was an American newspaper columnist, author, political commentator, and humorist. Born in California and raised in Texas, Ivins attended Smith College and the ...more
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Dede Allen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Film Editor
Dede Allen was a film editor.
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Alison Saar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Alison Saar Artist
Alison Saar is an American sculptor, painter and installation artist whose work explores themes of African cultural diaspora and spirituality.
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Judith Keep is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Judge
Judith Nelsen Keep was a judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.
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Jack Zajac is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Jack Zajac
Jack Zajac is a Californian West Coast artist who has been concerned with the “Romantic Surrealist tradition”. ”To have a message or an emotional stimulation soaked up by an uncertainty of the ...more
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Jeanne DuPrau is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Writer
Jeanne DuPrau is an American writer, best known for The City of Ember, a series of novels for young people. She lives in Menlo Park, California.
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Melanie Rawn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Novelist, Writer
Melanie Rawn is an author of fantasy literature. She received a BA in history from Scripps College and worked as a teacher and editor before becoming a writer. She has been nominated for a Locus ...more
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Beth Nolan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Professor, Lawyer
Beth Nolan is a vice president and general counsel of the George Washington University. She was Bill Clinton's final White House Counsel. She served in other White House and United States ...more
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Rosemary Radford Ruether is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Theologian, Professor, Writer
Rosemary Radford Ruether is an American feminist scholar and Catholic theologian. Ruether is an advocate of women's ordination, a movement among Catholic religious persons who affirm women's ...more
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Victoria Podesta is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Victoria Podesta has been a Vice President of Archer Daniels Midland Company since May 2007.
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Lisa Adams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Lisa Adams
Lisa Adams is an American painter who emerged in the mid 1980s. She is best known for her oil paintings of imaginary worlds that address both personal and collective realities. Her work has been ...more
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Mary Parker Lewis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Mary Parker Lewis
Mary Parker Lewis is a political consultant who most famously served as Chief of Staff to Dr. Alan Keyes, candidate for President of the United States in 1996 and 2000. In addition to running ...more
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Holly Kinser is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Holly Kinser
Holly Kinser is a Pennsylvania lobbyist, where she is the Executive Vice President of S. R. Wojdak & Associates. As a lobbyist for the City of Philadelphia, she is credited with driving ...more
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Edith Pattou is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Edith Pattou
Edith Pattou is an American writer of fantasy fiction, including the novel East, an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults for 2004. She was born in Evanston, Illinois, and she graduated from ...more
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Idelle Weber is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Idelle Weber
Idelle Weber is an American artist most closely aligned with the Pop art and Photorealist movements.
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Susan F Tierney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Susan F Tierney
Susan F. Tierney was expected to be named Deputy Secretary of Energy in the United States Department of Energy under President Barack Obama, until she withdrew her candidacy for the position in ...more
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Elizabeth Turk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Elizabeth Turk
Elizabeth Turk is an American sculptor who works primarily with marble, transforming this material into refined pieces infused with classical beauty. She was born in Pasadena, California in ...more
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Barbara Arnwine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Barbara Arnwine
Barbara R. Arnwine has served as the executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law since 1989. Born in southern California, Ms. Arnwine is a graduate of Scripps College ...more
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Karen I. Tse is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Scripps College Alumni
Karen I. Tse
Karen I. Tse is a human rights defender and social entrepreneur. An international human rights attorney and ordained Unitarian Universalist minister, Reverend Karen I. Tse works with Rule of Law ...more