Santa Ana High School
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|Santa Ana High School|
520 W. Walnut St.
|Motto||Once a Saint, Always A Saint!|
|School district||Santa Ana Unified School District|
|Color(s)||Red, White, Columbian Blue|
|Mascot||Sammy & Sally Saint|
|Website||Santa Ana HS|
- Billy Bean, played major league baseball from 1987 through 1995. He tied a major league record with 4 hits in his first major league game.
- Beverly Bivens, singer with the 1960s band We Five
- Eddie Bravo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete
- John Brinkerhoff, USMA '50, Associate Director for National Preparedness FEMA, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Reserve Affairs DoD
- Gerald P. Carr, astronaut
- Clifford "Gavvy" Cravath, six time National League baseball home run champion in the 1910s
- Isaac Curtis, football player, Cal Berkeley and NFL Cincinnati Bengals
- Clancy Edwards sprinter
- Ken Faught, 3-time land speed record holder, former editor-in-chief of Dirt Rider magazine, co-founder/president of Pole Position Raceway, TV co-host for Speed Channel
- Diane Keaton, actress
- Bill Medley, singer and songwriter, best known as one half of The Righteous Brothers singing duo
- Gilbert Melendez, 2-time California State All-American wrestler; professional Mixed Martial Artist; former WEC and Strikeforce Lightweight Champion, current UFC Lightweight contender
- Donn Moomaw, football player, minister
- Chuck Smith class of 1945 founder and pastor of Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa[circular reference]
- Milt Smith (1919-2010), football player, UCLA Bruins and Philadelphia Eagles
- William Cameron Townsend, prominent twentieth-century American Christian missionary and founder of Wycliffe Bible Translators and Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL International)
- Original members of the surf band The Chantays
- Derek Fleming, featured Soul Train Dancer 1980-1993
- Deborah Gail Stone, 1974 graduate who was crushed to death in an accident at the former Disneyland attraction America Sings.
- Greg Louganis Olympic Gold Medal Diver, LBGT Activist, called "The greatest American diver in olympic history."
- Tony Bellamy Guitarist, member of first Native American rock band Redbone, had number one hit in the 1970s "Come and Get Your Love" (featured in the 2014 film Guardians of the Galaxy)
- "Santa Ana High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 6, 2019.
- "Overview". Santa Ana High School. Archived from the original on 2008-05-27. Retrieved 2008-06-22.
- "Gilbert Melendez Santa Ana High School wrestler". Retrieved 2014-01-01.
- "Gilbert Melendez UFC Bio". Retrieved 2014-01-01.
- Donn Moomaw at the College Football Hall of Fame
- Chuck Smith (pastor)#Early life and career
- "Football Tabs: Smith to Back Up Woody Strode". Klamath Falls Evening Herald. September 14, 1940. p. 10. Retrieved 13 June 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
- The Terrifying and Infamous Death of Debbie Stone at Disneyland