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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?

    • New York Times Bestselling Author
      John Green ’95

      New York Times Bestselling Author

    • Founder and CEO, Happy Family organic foods
      Shazi Visram ’95

      Founder and CEO, Happy Family organic foods

    • Chief Architect, Adobe Photoshop
      Russell Williams ’73

      Chief Architect, Adobe Photoshop

    • Award-winning Author and Journalist
      Daniel Alarcón ’95

      Award-winning Author and Journalist

    • Film Director
      John Badham ’57

      Film Director

    • Professor of Computer Science, Lewis-Sigler Institute of Integrative Genomics, Princeton University
      Mona Singh ’85

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

    • Flight Director, Mars Curiosity Rover
      David Oh ’87

      Flight Director, Mars Curiosity Rover

    • Co-Owner, MELT and Fancy’s on 5th, and Owner, Hot Diggity Dogs and The Marble Ring, Birmingham, Alabama
      Paget Pizitz ’97

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

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

      Robinson Iron, Alexander City

    • Director, Stanford Brain Tumor Center, and a Pioneer of Minimally Invasive Brain Tumor Surgery
      Griff Harsh, MD ’71

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

    • Composer and Professor of Music and American Studies, Wesleyan University
      F. Neely Bruce ’60

      Composer and Professor of Music and American Studies, Wesleyan University

    • Former President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
      Charles Plosser ’66

      Former President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

    • Owner, Continental Bakery and Chez Lulu, Mountain Brook, Alabama
      Carole Griffin ’78

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

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 2019 awards, to be presented during Alumni Weekend, and may be submitted by any member of the Indian Springs community.