List of Virginia Tech alumni

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This is a list of notable Virginia Tech alumni, including graduates, current students, and former students who did not graduate.

Military[edit]

Virginia Tech and its Corps of Cadets have a long tradition of providing service to the military. Seven Medal of Honor recipients are alumni or former cadets at Virginia Tech.

Business, government, and academia[edit]

Literature[edit]

  • Homer Hickam (Class of 1964) - American author of several works including the New York Times Best Selling memoir Rocket Boys, which served as the basis for the film October Sky
  • Vahan Janjigian (Class of 1982 MBA) & (Class of 1985 PhD) - Coauthor of Even Buffett Isn't Perfect: What You Can-and Can't-Learn from the World's Greatest Investor and The Forbes/CFA Institute Investment Course: Timeless Principles for Building Wealth
  • Sharyn McCrumb (Class of 1985) - New York Times Bestselling Author of the Elizabeth McPherson series, the Ballad series, and the St. Dale series.

Music[edit]

Movies and television[edit]

Sports[edit]

Auto racing[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Football[edit]

Golf[edit]

Lacrosse[edit]

Mixed Martial Arts[edit]

  • Jim Miller, UFC fighter (Lightweight Division), wrestled for Virginia Tech as a freshman (2002–2003 season)

Track & Field[edit]

  • Queen Harrison, Three time NCAA Women's National Champion in the 60m, 100m and 400m hurdles. 2008 US Olympian in the 400m Hurdles. On December 16, 2010, Queen Harrsion won The Bowerman, the "Heisman of Track and Field"
  • Marcel Lomnicky 2009 NCAA Men's National Champion in the Hammer Throw.

Softball[edit]

Cheerleaders[edit]

Other[edit]

2007 Virginia Tech massacre victims[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ Chasmar, Jessica (8 Sep 2013). "Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan dishonorably discharged from Army: report". The Washington Times. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  5. ^ Virginia Tech Magazine Class Notes
  6. ^ Physics 1996
  7. ^ The ASBC : WBC Northern Virginia
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  12. ^ "Education Section and Pirelli Top Prize". May 10, 2002. Retrieved October 18, 2007. 
  13. ^ "In memoriam: Charlie L. Yates, Virginia Tech’s first African American graduate". Virginia Tech. August 11, 2010. 
  14. ^ "Apple II DOS". Computer History Museum. October 2013. 
  15. ^ "The untold story behind Apple's $13,000 operating system". www.cnet.com. April 3, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Keith Flippen". The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved December 5, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Keith Flippen: Acting and Voiceover Instructor". The Actor's Place. Retrieved December 5, 2012. 
  18. ^ Max Luong (26 February 2013). "Former Hokie Wins Oscar". Collegiate Times. Retrieved 14 November 2013. 
  19. ^ http://www.vfrfilms.com/about.php
  20. ^ http://www.vfrfilms.com/play_inocente.php
  21. ^ The Independent: Inocente makes history as first crowd-funded Oscar-winner
  22. ^ http://abcnews.go.com/Author/Pierre_Thomas
  23. ^ "Allan Bristow". Basketball-Reference. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  24. ^ "#3 Allan Bristow-10 Greatest VT Players of All Time". TechHoops. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  25. ^ "Class of 2004 Dell Curry". Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  26. ^ "Athletics". Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  27. ^ "Men's Basketball". Hokie Sports. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  28. ^ "Zabian Dowdell inks with Enisey". Sportando. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  29. ^ Vaughn Hebron

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