List of Virginia Tech alumni

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This is a list of notable Virginia Tech alumni.

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) – author of several works, including the New York Times best-selling memoir Rocket Boys, the basis for the film October Sky
  • Vahan Janjigian (1982 MBA, 1985 Ph.D.) – co-author 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
  • Mala Kumar (Class of 2007) – author of The Paths of Marriage
  • Sharyn McCrumb (Class of 1985) – New York Times bestselling author of the Elizabeth McPherson series, the Ballad series, and the St. Dale series
  • Mike Michalowicz (Class of 1993) – author of business books The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, The Pumpkin Plan (Penguin Books), Profit First (Penguin Books), and Surge

Movies and television[edit]

Music[edit]

Sports[edit]

Auto racing[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cheerleading[edit]

Football[edit]

Golf[edit]

Softball[edit]

Track & field[edit]

  • Kristi Castlin (Class of 2010) – 2016 Rio Olympics, Bronze Medal 100M hurdles[25]
  • Queen Harrison – three-time NCAA women's national champion in the 60 m, 100 m and 400 m hurdles; 2008 US Olympian in the 400 m hurdles; won the 2010 Bowerman, the "Heisman of Track and Field"
  • Marcel Lomnicky – 2009 NCAA men's national champion in the hammer throw

Wrestling[edit]

Other[edit]

  • Ken Pomeroy – college basketball statistical specialist

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Unless otherwise noted, references are contained in the Wiki articles on individuals.

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  11. ^ Laday, Jason (October 7, 2007). "No Pilots, No Problem: Students Build Autonomous Aircraft". The Institute (IEEE). Retrieved October 18, 2007. 
  12. ^ "AUVSI Honors Industry Leaders: Pioneer Award-Robert Michelson". Unmanned Systems (the Magazine of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International). 16 (3). Summer 1998. p. 22. 
  13. ^ "Education Section and Pirelli Top Prize". May 10, 2002. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2007. 
  14. ^ http://www.law.virginia.edu/lawweb/faculty.nsf/FHPbI/clf8g
  15. ^ Virginia Tech Magazine Class Notes Archived April 22, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  16. ^ Physics 1996
  17. ^ http://www.roanoke.com/news/cancer-stricken-jeopardy-champ-stowell-was-virginia-tech-graduate/article_2a8a38f5-9b0e-52ef-874b-f0d7a9a80f78.html
  18. ^ "Allan Bristow". Basketball-Reference. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  19. ^ "#3 Allan Bristow-10 Greatest VT Players of All Time". TechHoops. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  20. ^ "Athletics". Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  21. ^ "Class of 2004 Dell Curry". Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  22. ^ "Men's Basketball". Hokie Sports. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  23. ^ "Zabian Dowdell inks with Enisey". Sportando. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  24. ^ Vaughn Hebron
  25. ^ http://www.collegiatetimes.com/sports/virginia-tech-graduate-kristi-castlin-earns-bronze-medal-in-the/article_b3bb7068-6588-11e6-bc36-276df4167cd2.html
  26. ^ "Jim Miller UFC Bio". Retrieved 2014-01-01. 

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