Notable Alumni

Steve Fromholz
Deceased 1945-2014

Singer-songwriter whose songs were recorded by Willie Nelson and Lyle Lovett; 2007 Texas Poet Lauraute

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Bobby Fuller
Deceased 1942-1966

Late singer of "I Fought the Law;" inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame

Kerry Gammill

Cartoonist; created Superman, Indiana Jones and ROM comic strips

Eliseo Garcia
Eliseo Garcia ('73)

Sculptor; 2009 Texas State 3-D artist

Phyllis George
Phyllis George ('70)

Miss America 1971; broadcaster with NFL Today; entrepreneur

"Mean" Joe Greene
"Mean" Joe Greene

NFL Hall of Famer and defensive lineman for the five-time Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1970s (played on team from 1969-1981)

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Frank Greene

Trumpet player; played on Late Show with David Letterman

G. Harvey ('56)

Popular oil painter and sculptor specializing in Southwestern art

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Abner Haynes

Athlete who helped integrate Texas college football in 1956, and then popularized the AFL as a running back for the Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs; also played for the Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins and New York Jets

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Don Henley

Grammy Award-winning singer and musician; member of The Eagles and solo artist; environmental activist.

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Buddy Hickerson ('80)

Nationally syndicated cartoonist; creator of "The Quigmans"

Sara Hickman ('86)

Well-known Texas folk singer and songwriter; children's advocate; 2010 Texas State Musician

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Jim Hightower ('65)

Former commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture (1983-1991)

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Ray Wylie Hubbard

Country western singer-songwriter

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Cynthia Izaguirre
Cynthia Izaguirre ('97)

Anchor for Dallas-Fort Worth news station WFAA, serving in one of the Top Five media markets in the nation

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Alonzo Jamison ('39)
Deceased 1918-2011

Former Texas state representative (1955-1967)

Don January ('53)

Golfer; member of the PGA Senior Tour and namesake of the Don January Golf Classic

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Harry Joe ('70)

Attorney and first Chinese American to practice law in DFW

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Norah Jones

Nine-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist and songwriter

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George F. Jones Jr. ('67)

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer, Texas Capital Bank, second-largest bank by assets headquartered in DFW

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