Notable Alumni

Imaginations cultivated at Springs have vaulted companies, penned books, saved lives, and landed rovers. Learn about some of our distinguished alumni and where their curiosity has taken them. What inspirations will spring forth from the next generation?

    • John Green ’95

      New York Times Bestselling Author

    • Shazi Visram ’95

      Founder and CEO, Happy Family organic foods

    • Russell Williams ’73

      Chief Architect, Adobe Photoshop

    • Daniel Alarcón ’95

      Award-winning Author and Journalist

    • John Badham ’57

      Film Director

    • Mona Singh ’85

      Professor of Computer Science, Lewis-Sigler Institute of Integrative Genomics, Princeton University

    • David Oh ’87

      Flight Director, Mars Curiosity Rover

    • Paget Pizitz ’97

      Co-Owner, MELT and Fancy’s on 5th, and Owner, Hot Diggity Dogs and The Marble Ring, Birmingham, Alabama

    • Joseph H. Robinson, Jr. ’56; Ricky Robinson ’64; and Luke Robinson ’91

      Robinson Iron, Alexander City

    • Griff Harsh, MD ’71

      Director, Stanford Brain Tumor Center, and a Pioneer of Minimally Invasive Brain Tumor Surgery

    • F. Neely Bruce ’60

      Composer and Professor of Music and American Studies, Wesleyan University

    • Charles Plosser ’66

      Former President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

    • Carole Griffin ’78

      Owner, Continental Bakery and Chez Lulu, Mountain Brook, Alabama

    • Elaine Luria '93

      Congresswoman, Virginia, and Veteran, U.S. Navy

Alum Awards

Each year, the Indian Springs School Alumni Council identifies and selects recipients for the Outstanding Alum Award and the Young Alum on the Rise Award, given to Springs graduates who have made outstanding contributions to their fields and/or communities. Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2020 awards, to be presented during Alumni Weekend, and may be submitted by any member of the Indian Springs community.