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Notable Graduates of Point Loma High School » Wall of Fame

Wall of Fame

Acting Profession
’36 Faye Emerson *
’46 Marion Ross
’61 Margaret Avery
’90 Spencer Moses

Artists
’63 Suzy Spafford
’67 Steve Correia
’68 Leslie Perlis
’84 Jon Koehler
’89 Michelle Goodwin
’93 Breehn Burns—Comic book artist/illustrator

Athletes
’27 Faye Baird Fraser—First woman surf champion *
’32 Jack Prodanovich—Free-Diving *
’36 Florence Chadwick—Swam English Channel *
’45 Malin Burnham—World-class sailor
’47 Don Larsen—NY Yankees, pitched perfect game in World Series
’47 Lowell North—World-class sailor
’58 Fred Sills—SD Hall of Champions for coaching CIF track and volleyball
’60 Dennis Conner—World-class sailor
’61 Larry Penacho—Water-skiing
’62 Jeff Staggs—St. Louis Cardinals *
’65 Greg Slough—LA Rams
’70 Peter McNab—NHL; Buffalo, Boston, Vancouver, New Jersey, Team USA ’86
’71 Craig Settles—SD Padres
’73 Mark Reynolds—World-class sailor
’77 Kelly Rickon Mitchell—Crew
’80 Cecil Espey II—Baseball
’80 Jacqui Nicoletti McSorley—LPGA
’81 Waad Hirmez—SD Sockers championship teams
’82 David Wells—NY Yankees, pitched perfect game in Major League ballgame;
      SD Padres; also pitched perfect game in high school!
’83 Eric Allen—Oakland Raiders
’87 Terri Mann—Girls’ basketball
’90 J. J. Stokes—SF 49ers
’92 L’Roi Glover—Oakland Raiders, N.O. Saints, Dallas Cowboys, St. Louis Rams,
      6 Pro Bowl appearances

Film
’72 Joe Hutching—Oscar-winning film editor
’91 Michael Ford—Artist/digital effects

      Chris Brinker - Film Director *

Judges
’47 Gordon Thompson, Jr.—U.S. District Court
’49 David Thompson
’49 Mack Lovett
’52 Larry Irving
’69 Gerald Jessop

Musicians

’69 Rick Gerding

’78 Steve Withers—Pianist, music arranger, Broadway

’79 Bryan Verhoye—Pianist

’80 Jason Scheff—Lead singer for Chicago

’80 Aaron Zigman—Hollywood composer

’82 Glen Fisher—Local musician, teacher

’86 Eric and Chris Reading—The Readings; composers, musicians, “people to watch in 2008"

'96 Miles Doughty and Kyle McDonald--Their band "Slightly Stoopid" was signed by Skunk Records while they were still students at PLHS.


Politicians

'47 John DeBeck - SDUSD Board member representing Point Loma 1990-2010

’87 Ben Hueso—San Diego City Council, State Legislature
’65 Bill Lowery - San Diego City Council 1977. Deputy Mayor 1980, US House of Representatives 1981-1993
’72 Byron Wear - San Diego City Councilmember and Deputy Mayor 1995-2002

Television
’47 Jack Gross—TV sitcom writer; “Gilligan’s Island,” “Diff’rent Strokes,” “My Favorite Martian” *
’50 Laurence Gross
’59 Mike Smith
’65 Jesse Macias
’79 Colette Prichard
’83 Kevin Kelly
’92 Carlos Delgado—Local TV reporter

*  Deceased

More info about each alumni here.