Notable Alumni

George Platt Lynes ’25, fashion and commercial photographer

Lincoln Kirstein ’26, co-founder of the New York City ballet, author, cultural figure

William Standish Knowles ’34, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Calvin Tomkins ’43, author and art critic for The New Yorker

Stephen Malawista ’50, Lyme disease co-discoverer

William Matthews ’61, American poet and essayist

Dr. Jack Bacon '72, NASA scientist, futurist, and author

Jeff McLaughlin '84, Olympic bronze and silver medalist in rowing

Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui '85, Pan-American medalist in rowing and social entrepreneur

Pedro S. de Movellán '85, artist

E.V. Day '86, artist

Conal Groom '91, Olympian in rowing

Ryan Lizza ’92, CNN contributor and political journalist 

Kristin Baker '93, artist

Christopher Kostow '94, Three-star Michelin chef and author

Gary Vider '02, comedian

Kacey Bellamy ’05, Olympic gold medalist (2018) and two-time silver medalist (2014, 2010) in ice hockey

Kevan Miller '07, NHL Boston Bruins defenseman

Chris McCarthy '10, NHL New York Rangers forward

Kendall Coyne '11, Olympic gold medalist (2018) and silver medalist (2014) in ice hockey

Kevin Rooney '12, NHL New Jersey Devils center

Jack Harrison '15, Professional soccer player for England's Premier League

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