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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Yorktown High School and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different graduates like Katie Couric and Eric Schmidt.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Yorktown High School?” and “Which celebrities are Yorktown High School alumni?”

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Katie Couric is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Katie Couric Journalist, Newsreader, Television producer Katie Couric became a household name when she co hosted the number one morning show in the US, The Today show (NBC), from 1991 to 2006. She made a highly publicized move from from NBC to CBS on ...more

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Eric Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Eric Schmidt Businessperson, Software Engineer, Electrical engineer Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin recruited Eric Schmidt from Novell, where he led that company's strategic planning, management and technology development as chairman and CEO. Since ...more

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David M. Brown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
David M. Brown Astronaut David McDowell Brown was a United States Navy captain and a NASA astronaut. He died on his first spaceflight, when the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during orbital reentry into the ...more

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Paul Wellstone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Paul Wellstone Politician, Professor, Political scientist Paul David Wellstone was an American academic and politician who represented Minnesota in the United States Senate from 1991 until his death in a plane crash in 2002. A member of the Democratic ...more

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Daniel Blumenthal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Daniel Blumenthal Politician Daniel Blumenthal was the mayor of Colmar from 1905 to 1914 and an elected member of the Reichstag between 1903 and 1907. He worked as a lawyer first at the Landgericht Mülhausen and then ...more

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Rich Lowry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Rich Lowry Editor, Journalist Richard A. "Rich" Lowry is the editor of National Review, the American conservative magazine of news and opinion. He is also a syndicated columnist, author, and political commentator.

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Tom Dolan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Tom Dolan Swimmer Thomas Fitzgerald Dolan is an American former competition swimmer, two-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. Dolan grew up swimming for Rick Curl and the Curl-Burke Swim Club, ...more

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Heather McHugh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Heather McHugh Poet, Educator, Translator Heather McHugh is an American poet.

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Arpad Vass is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Arpad Vass Anthropologist, Scientist Arpad Alexander Vass is a research scientist and forensic anthropologist based at the Life Sciences Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He is also adjunct ...more

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Michael D. Leinbach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Michael D. Leinbach Michael D. Leinbach was the Shuttle Launch Director at NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center, Florida. He was responsible for activities in the overall shuttle launch countdown, including ...more

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Greg Garcia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Greg Garcia Politician Greg Garcia is an American public policy leader with leading or supporting contributions to the development of national policy on cyber and economic security, emergency communications, research ...more

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Tyler Mathisen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Tyler Mathisen Tyler Mathisen is now Managing Editor of CNBC Business News and the host of High Net Worth. He was originally the co-anchor of such programs as Closing Bell and Business Center before being ...more

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Elisa Carbone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Elisa Carbone

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Alexander Amini is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Yorktown High School Alumni
Alexander Amini Alexander Amini is an American scientist from Dublin, Ireland, currently studying at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in America. He is the first prize winner of the 23rd European Union ...more