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Famous Western Carolina University Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Western Carolina University and be of some renown.

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

List features graduates like Kevin Martin, David Sedaris.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Western Carolina University?” and “Which celebrities are Western Carolina University alumni?”
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James A. Beaty, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Western Carolina University Alumni
James A. Beaty, Jr.
Judge
James A. Beaty Jr. (born June 28, 1949) is a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, and a former nominee to the United ...more
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Matt Stillwell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Western Carolina University Alumni
Matt Stillwell
Singer-songwriter
Matt Stillwell (born in Sylva, North Carolina) is an American country music artist. During college, athletics was Matt's priority, not music. At Western Carolina University, he was an All ...more
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Percy Watson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Western Carolina University Alumni
Percy Watson
Nicholas Christopher McNeil (born August 19, 1981) is a retired American professional wrestler and former professional football player, signed to WWE under the ring name Percy Watson as a ...more
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Mark Martin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Western Carolina University Alumni
Mark Martin
Mark D. Martin (born April 29, 1963) was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina from 2014 through 2019. He was appointed by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory to become Chief ...more
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Geno Segers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Western Carolina University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
Geno Segers (born March 4, 1978) is an American actor known for his roles as Chayton Littlestone on Cinemax's Banshee, Mason Makoola in the Disney XD television series Pair of Kings, Kincaid on ...more
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Greg Holland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Western Carolina University Alumni
Gregory Scott Holland (born November 20, 1985) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals organization. He has previously played for the Kansas City Royals, ...more
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Jason Bond is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Western Carolina University Alumni
Jason Bond
Biologist
Jason E. Bond is a Professor of Entomology and the Schlinger Chair in Insect Systematics at the University of California Davis. He was previously Professor of Biology, Chair of the Department of ...more
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Rachel Reilly is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Western Carolina University Alumni
Actor
Rachel Reilly is an actor.