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 PhD) - 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
  • Sharyn McCrumb (Class of 1985) - New York Times bestselling author of the Elizabeth McPherson series, the Ballad series, and the St. Dale series
  • William Shea (Class of 2014) - New York Times bestselling author; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet
  • Mala Kumar (Class of 2007) - author of The Paths of Marriage

Music[edit]

Movies and television[edit]

Sports[edit]

Auto racing[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Football[edit]

Golf[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

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; won the 2010 Bowerman, the "Heisman of Track and Field"
  • Marcel Lomnicky - 2009 NCAA men's national champion in the hammer throw

Softball[edit]

Cheerleaders[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ The ASBC : WBC Northern Virginia
  3. ^ http://spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/catalog/1874/1874_pg6.html
  4. ^ "Herman 'Duff' Holbrook: Benefactor of S.C. wildlife". The Post and Courier. 2015-07-23. Retrieved 2015-08-12. 
  5. ^ News Story | Virginia Tech News | Virginia Tech
  6. ^ "Robotics Guru Saw Uses Early On". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. July 26, 2004. Archived from the original on October 16, 2006. Retrieved October 10, 2010. 
  7. ^ Laday, Jason (October 7, 2007). "No Pilots, No Problem: Students Build Autonomous Aircraft". The Institute (IEEE). Retrieved October 18, 2007. 
  8. ^ "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. 
  9. ^ "Education Section and Pirelli Top Prize". May 10, 2002. Retrieved October 18, 2007. 
  10. ^ http://www.law.virginia.edu/lawweb/faculty.nsf/FHPbI/clf8g
  11. ^ Virginia Tech Magazine Class Notes
  12. ^ Physics 1996
  13. ^ "Allan Bristow". Basketball-Reference. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  14. ^ "#3 Allan Bristow-10 Greatest VT Players of All Time". TechHoops. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  15. ^ "Athletics". Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  16. ^ "Class of 2004 Dell Curry". Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  17. ^ "Men's Basketball". Hokie Sports. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  18. ^ "Zabian Dowdell inks with Enisey". Sportando. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  19. ^ Vaughn Hebron
  20. ^ "Jim Miller UFC Bio". Retrieved 2014. 

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