People of Andover

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Blakeman Hazzard Allen ’66

International Education Consultant

Intensively engaged in Pakistan’s complex education sector since 2003. Nominating Chair of the Abbot Academy Fund.

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Elizabeth Parker Powell ’56

Dedicated Volunteer, Trustee Emerita

Former Andover Development Board, Chair of Audit Committee, Chair of New England Region, and Charter Trustee.

Frank Stella ’54

Artist

Minimalism pioneer. A major figure in the art world internationally hailed as one of America’s most significant artists.

Sarah Sherman ’04

Mechatronics Engineer at NASA

Member of the Mars 2020 mission team.

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Aisha Jorge Massengill ’88

Esquire

Senior Counsel, Employment for Under Armour. Program Chair of the Abbot Academy Fund.

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George Church ’72

Geneticist

Geneticist, molecular engineer, and chemist.

George W. Bush ’64

Governor of Texas, 43rd President of the United States

First president to complete a marathon, finishing the Houston Marathon in 3 hours and 44 minutes.

George Bundy Smith ’55

Judge

Civil rights “Freedom Rider.” New York Supreme Court Justice. 1985 Fuess Award honoree.

Gregory Kimball ’01

Dedicated Volunteer

President of the Abbot Academy Fund. Actively involved with Alumni Council and serves as an Alumni Admissions Representative.

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William Herbert Withington, Class of 1850

Medal of Honor Recipient

Captain, 1st Michigan Infantry.

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Constance Brinckerhoff ’59

Molecular Biologist

Leading researcher in the field of arthritis and autoimmune diseases. Alumni Award of Distinction Winner in 2016.

Oscar Tang ’56

Trustee Emeritus

President of the Board, 2004–12; Charter Trustee, 1995–2012.

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Tony Stark ’84

Ironman

According to Marvel, Stark attended Andover for seven years. He must have really liked the science department.

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Seth Moulton ’97

Massachusetts Congressman

Served four tours in Iraq as a Marine, left the service in 2008 with the rank of Captain and moved on to a career in politics.

Richard H. O’Kane ’30

Medal of Honor Recipient

Lieutenant Commander & Prisoner of War.

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Arthur Murray Preston ’31

Medal of Honor Recipient

Navy Lieutenant & World War II Torpedo Boat Commander

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Gary Meller ’68

Health Care Technologist

Governance Co-Chair, Abbot Academy Fund.

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Becky Dowling Calder ’94

Commander

The first female graduate of Top Gun, the United States Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor (SFTI) program. F/A-18 Hornet Navy pilot.

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Caroline Lind ’02

Olympian

An American rower. Two-time Olympic gold medalist. 

Wilmon Whilldin Blackmar, Class of 1863

Medal of Honor Recipient

Second Lieutenant, 1st West Virginia Cavalry.

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Misty Muscatel Davis ’01

Alumni Trustee, Alumni Council President

New York, NY

Chris Wray ’85

Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Abigail Seldin ’05

Entreprenuer

Rhodes Scholar. Cofounder of the non-profit College Abacus which allows students to compare which schools offer the best financial aid.

Buzz Bissinger ’72

Author

Pulitzer Prize-winning author best known for Friday Night Lights, A Prayer for the City, and Three Nights in August.

Brian Gittens ’89

Educator

Forever changed how Andover celebrates MLK Jr. Day by peacefully protesting classes in 1989.

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Bill Belichick ’71

Football Coach

Five-time Super Bowl-winning coach of the New England Patriots.

Chandri Navarro ’82

International Trade Lawyer

Secretary of the Abbot Academy Fund. Boosted enthusiasm as a Blue Key, participated in Af-Lat-Am, and played varsity soccer.

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Jonathan Meath ’74

Television Producer & Personality

Best known for work as a professional Santa Claus.

Maro Chermeyeff ’80

Filmmaker

Emmy-award–winning writer, producer, and director. Honored with the Andover Alumni Award of Distinction in 2015.

Nicholas Thompson ’93

Editor

Editor in Chief of Wired Magazine, contributing editor at CBS and CNN, co-founder of the Atavist, and author.

Hafsat Abiola ’92

Human Rights Activist

Activist helping to promote democracy and improve the lives of the women in Nigeria.

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Jane Christie ’58

Dedicated Volunteer

Director, Abbot Academy Fund. Member of Alumni Council Executive Committee and the Annual Giving Board Committee.

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Vanessa Kerry ’95

Doctor

Founder of SEED Global Health, an organization that brings health services and medical training to under-served parts of the globe.

Graham Johns ’14

Member Boston Ballet II

“The dance program doesn’t cater to 1 discipline. My ballet teacher explained movements and made them applicable to other types of dance.”

Torrance Boone ’87

Managing Director

Google, Vice President of Global Agency and Industry Development.

Ming Tsai ’82

Celebrity Chef

Host of PBS’s Simply Ming, restaurateur, and author of five cookbooks.

Ai-jen Poo ’92

Human Rights Activist

National labor organizer and leader. 2016 Fuess Award honoree.

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Dick Phelps ’46 P’73, GP’14

Philanthropist

Phelps Park is named in his honor. Inducted in the Andover Athletics Hall of Honor in 2008.

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Zak DeOssie ’03

Football Player

Pro Bowl long snapper. Two-time Super Bowl Champion. Inducted into Andover Athletics Hall of Honor in 2013.

José Díaz Hernández ’88

IT Professional

Treasurer, Abbot Academy Fund. Alumni Admissions Representative.

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George H. W. Bush ’42 P’64, ’71, ’75

41st President of the United States

Veteran, Congressman, Ambassador, CIA Director, Vice-President, President.

William Marland, Class of 1854

Medal of Honor Recipient

1st Massachusetts Light Artillery

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Charles Porter Mattocks, Class of 1858

Medal of Honor Recipient

Major, 17th Maine Infantry

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James “Galloping Jim” Parker, Class of 1870

Medal of Honor Recipient

Lieutenant Colonel, United States Cavalry.

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Kirsten L. Riemer ’99

Sales and Analytics Manager

Director, Abbot Academy Fund.

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Lee Webb '59

Public Administator

Governance cochair for the Abbot Academy Fund. Senior Fellow at the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine.

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Kevin “KO” Olusola ’06

Musician

Beatboxer for the Grammy-winning a capella group Pentatonix and an accomplished cellist.

John Barres ’78

Bishop

Head of the Diocese of Rockville Centre with Long Island’s 1.5 million Roman Catholics.

David Underwood ’54

Trustee Emeriti

President of the board 1989-2004. Chaired the search that resulted in the selection of Barbara Landis Chase as head of school in 1994.

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Dana Delany ’74

Actress

Two-time Emmy award winning actress best known for China Beach and Desperate Housewives.

Peter Currie ’74

President, Board of Trustees

Palo Alto, CA

Humphrey Bogart ’20

Actor

Best known for roles in "The Maltese Falcon" [1941], "Casablanca" [1943], "The Big Sleep" [1946], "The African Queen" [1951]

Dan Koh ’03

Political Strategist

Formerly Chief of Staff to the City of Boston's Mayor Marty Walsh. Running for Massachusetts Congressional seat in 2018.

Chris Hughes ’02

Entrepreneur

Cochair, Economic Security Project. Cofounder, Facebook.

Guy Nordenson ’73

Structural Engineer

Nordenson was one of the lead structural engineers on Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC).

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Sindey Knafel ’48

Trustee Emeriti

Gifted rare map collection for academic use in honor of the 18-year tenure leadership of Barbara Chase.

Cory Schneider ’04

Hockey Player

Goalie for the New Jersey Devils. Inducted into the Andover Athletics Hall of Honor in 2015.

Laurie Coffey ’95

Lieutenant Commander

F/A-18 Hornet Navy fighter pilot. Inducted into the Andover Athletics Hall of Honor in 2012.

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Marvin Minsky ’45

Cognitive Scientist, Inventor

Developer of artificial intelligence, Co-Founder of Artificial Intelligence Laboratories at MIT

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Chris Kreider ’10

Hockey Player

Left wing for the New York Rangers.

Ming Doyle ’03

Illustrator

Comic book artist and illustrator published by Marvel, DC Comics, and Candlewick Press.

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Julia Alvarez ’67

Author, Educator, Humanitarian

Award-winning writer whose prose and poetry have been greatly influenced by her experiences as a Dominican in the United States.

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Duncan Sheik ’88

Musician, Composer

Tony winner for musical Spring Awakening. Grammy-nominated for hit “Barely Breathing.”

Capt. Thomas J. Hudner Jr. ’43

War Hero

First Medal of Honor recipient of the Korean War.

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Olivia Wilde ’02

Actress, Model, Producer, Director

Best known for her role as Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley on the award winning medical-drama House.

Donna Brace Ogilvie, AA ’30

Dedicated Volunteer

Established the Brace Center for Gender Studies in 1996. Fuess Award honoree in 1997.

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