Central High School
Charles Nagel-1867- Founder of the United States Chamber of Commerce and Secretary of Commerce and Labor
Nathan Frank-1870-Member of the United States House of Representatives
Frederick Kreismann-1887- 31st Mayor of St. Louis
Breckinridge Long-1899- U.S. Ambassador to Italy
Fannie Hurst-1905- Author of novels and short stories, Wrote Imitation of Life.
Ben Moreell-1909- Rear Admiral, Chief of the United States Navy’s Bureau of Yards and Docks and Civil Engineer Corps, founder of the Navy’s SeaBees.
Arthur Gillham-1912 –“The Whispering Pianist”. Radio and recording artist, songwriter and vaudeville performer.
Edgar Monsanto Queeny-1913- Chairman, Monsanto Chemicals Co., St. Louis Civic Leader and Philanthropist
Agnes Moorehead-1918- Actress, Winner of the Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award. Credits include “Bewitched”
Sam Muchnick-1924- American Professional Wrestling Promoter. Member of the NWA Hall of Fame, 2005; St. Louis Wrestling Hall of Fame, 2007; Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame, 2003
Charles Eames-1925- Artist/Architecht
David Merrick-1930- Tony Award winning Broadway Theatrical Producer/ Director
Siegfried Reinhardt-1944- Painter and Stained Glass Artist
Fred Koenig-1949- Major League Baseball Player, Manager and Coach
Frank Baumann-1952- Major League Baseball Player
Freeman Bosley Jr-1972- Attorney, 43rd Mayor of St. Louis
Larry Whisenton-1974- Major League Baseball Player
Southwest High School
Richard Gephardt-1958- U.S. Congressman, Third District
Steve Goldman-1960- V.P. Executive for Paramount Television
Sharon Lee Tucci-1969- Founder/Owner of Talent Plus Model/Talent Agency
Bob Matonis "Beatle Bob"-1971- St. Louis Infamous Party Hopper
Joe Torry-1983- Actor, Comedian
Lyah Beth LeFlore-1987- Best Selling Author and Television Producer. Wrote The World Is Mine.
Guy Torry-1988 Actor, Comedian
Central Visual and Performing Arts High School
Al Caldwell-1978- Clinician, Performer,Engineer, Producer. Credits include playing with Vanessa Williams, Luther Vandrose, Brian McKnight, etc.
Kem Williams–1981- St. Louis Violinist. Graduate of Julliard School of Music, Founder & Former Director of the Cameron Youth Orchestra.
Tamara Tungate-1983- Actress, Miss Missouri 1986
Richard Fortus-1984 –Professional Guitarist. Credits include: Rihanna, Guns N' Roses, Ozzy Osborne, Britney Spears, N Sync, Puff Daddy, Guitar Hero, etc.
Tim Curtis-1987- Partner, Global Celebrity Endorsements & Animation at the William Morris Endeavor Agency
Qristyl Frazier-1987- Fashion Designer and Contestant on Project Runway
Antonio Douthit-1999- Professional Dancer with the Alvin Alley Dance Co. in New York
Dr. Jerry Hodges - Former Musical Director and presently Pastor of the Historical Truelight Bapt. Church, Jazz Musician
Levi Too King-1994- Musical arranger and Recording Producer
Cedrick Shannon Rives–1996- Professional Gospel Singer and Recording Artist
Oscar Williams–1998- Former Music Director for Bishop T.D. Jakes, Music Director of a worldwide touring company, Composer & National Recording Artist, Composer, Producer and Clinician. He released his debut album titled “Unstoppable”. The album spent time on the Top 40 Gospel Billboard Charts.
Hettie Barnhill-2002- Professional Choreographer and Dancer on Broadway. Starred in the Broadway production of “Fela!”. Grammy nominated, 2011 NAACP honoree, 2011 President Obama honoree. Performed on NBC, MTV, VH1, BET, etc.
Chaz Ali Williams–2007- Opera Singer, American Idol Contestant
Trevon Griffith–2011- Recording Artist
Amber Lunceford- 2012-Recording Artist, MTV Made