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Famous Scripps College Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1
    Gabrielle Giffords

    Gabrielle Giffords

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceTucson, Arizona, United States of America

    Gabrielle Dee Giffords (born June 8, 1970) is an American politician from Arizona and a gun... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    China Chow

    China Chow

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceEngland, London

    China Chow (Chinese: 周佳納; born 15 April 1974) is an English-born American actress and model of... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Serena Altschul

    Serena Altschul

    Journalist, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Serena Altschul (born October 13, 1970) is an American broadcast journalist, known for her... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Anne Hopkins Aitken

    Anne Hopkins Aitken

    Anne Arundel Hopkins Aitken (February 8, 1911 – June 13, 1994) was an American Zen Buddhist,... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Louise L. Francesconi is a Raytheon Company vice president. A 31-year veteran of the defense...
  • 6
    Molly Ivins

    Molly Ivins

    Journalist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 63 (1944-2007)

    BirthplaceMonterey, California

    Mary Tyler "Molly" Ivins (August 30, 1944 – January 31, 2007) was an American newspaper... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Dede Allen

    Dede Allen

    Film Editor

    AgeDec. at 87 (1923-2010)

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio

    Dorothea Carothers "Dede" Allen (December 3, 1923 – April 17, 2010) was an American film... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Alison Saar

    Alison Saar



    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Alison Saar (born February 5, 1956) is a Los Angeles, California based sculptor, mixed-media,... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Judith Keep

    AgeDec. at 60 (1944-2004)

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska

    Judith Nelsen Keep (March 24, 1944 – September 14, 2004) was a United States District Judge of... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Jack Zajac

    Jack Zajac

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  • 11
    Jeanne DuPrau



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  • 12
    Melanie Rawn

    Melanie Rawn

    Novelist, Writer


    Melanie Rawn (born 1954) is an American author of fantasy literature. She received a BA in... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    Beth Nolan

    Professor, Lawyer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Beth Nolan (born August 21, 1951 in New York City) is a vice president and general counsel... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Rosemary Radford Ruether

    Theologian, Professor


    BirthplaceSaint Paul, Minnesota

    Rosemary Radford Ruether (born 1936) is an American feminist scholar and Catholic... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Victoria Podesta has been a Vice President of Archer Daniels Midland Company since May 2007.
  • 16

    Lisa Adams

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  • 17

    Mary Parker Lewis

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  • 18

    Holly Kinser

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  • 19

    Edith Pattou

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  • 20

    Idelle Weber

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  • 21

    Susan F Tierney

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  • 22

    Elizabeth Turk

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  • 23

    Barbara Arnwine

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  • 24

    Karen I. Tse

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