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Notable Alumni

Cynthia Rowley at Barrington Community Stadium

Fashion Designer Cynthia Rowley visits Barrington High School in May 2018 for a Vogue fashion shoot. 

Veronica Roth signs a book at Prairie Middle School

Novelist Veronica Roth, best known for her bestselling Divergent trilogy, signs a copy of her book for a student at Prairie Middle School during her visit in May 2019. 

Photo of Alumni Legends in 2019

2019 Alumni Legends from left to right: Chris Erskine (LA Times Writer), Gary Suson (Official Ground Zero Photographer), Scott Stahmer (Editor of Villages Daily Sun), Andy Armas (ESPN Editor), Lauren Magiera (WGN-TV Sports Anchor/Reporter, Mike Tobin (FOX News Correspondent) Anna Werner (CBS News Correspondent)

  • Barbara Bash, Author and illustrator 
  • Olivia Cheng, Founder of Dauphinette
  • Chris Erskine, Former LA Times Columnist 
  • Steven Farag, CEO/Co-Founder of Campus Ink
  • Gary Fencik, Chicago Bears super bowl champion
  • Gregory Garre, 44th United States Solicitor General  
  • Otis Hudson, NFL guard
  • Casey Larson, Olympic ski jumper 
  • Katrina Lenk, Tony Award-winning actress/singer
  • Marvin Lipofsky, Founder of the studio-glass movement
  • Robert Mays, NFL Writer
  • Scotty Miller, NFL Player
  • Terry Moran, ABC News correspondent
  • Wallace J. Nichols, Marine biologist, author, wild water advocate
  • Hank Paulson, 74th Secretary of the Treasury
  • Brittney Payton, Former Fox 32 Morning Anchor 
  • Veronica Roth, New York Times best selling author
  • Cynthia Rowley, Renowned fashion designer
  • Jenna Szczesny, Former professional women's soccer player 
  • Dan Stevenson, NFL offensive lineman
    • Gary Marlon Suson, Founder of the Award-Winning Ground Zero Museum Workshop
    • Richard Threlkeld, Former CBS News correspondent 
    • Mike Tobin, FOX News senior correspondent
    • Lukas Van Ness, Green Bay Packers Player
    • Anna Werner, CBS News correspondent 
    • Dan Wilson, MLB catcher
    • Corinne Wood, 44th Lieutenant Governor of Illinois 
    • Michelle Wu, Mayor of Boston (Elected Nov. 2021)
    • Colleen Zenk, Three-time Lead Actress Emmy nominee, soap opera star