Quarterback Danny Wuerffel won the Heisman Trophy in 1996 when he played for the University of Florida. He spent 7 years in the NFL and retired in New Orleans. His home and Desire Street Ministries were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
Wuerffel, son of an Air Force Chaplain, is an overseas brat and alumnus. His father stated that when he was in Europe he played soccer.
TELEVISION & FILM ACTOR
Darin Heames is an Overseas School Alumnus. He was a member of the Forest Sherman High School, Naples, Italy class of 1985.
PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL PLAYER
David Robinson currently with the San Antonio Spurs is a Navy Brat.
He attended and graduated from Robert G. Cole Jr.-SR. High School on Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.
Debbie Sapenter, a 1970 graduate of George C. Marshall High School, Ankara, Turkey, won a silver medal at the l972 Olympics as a member of the 4×400 Women’s Relay.
MISS AMERICA 1966
Deborah Bryant is a Military Brat and an Overseas School Alumnus. She attended General H. H. Arnold High School in Wiesbaden, Germany. She was a member of the class of 1963. You can find more information on Deborah Bryant at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deborah_Irene_Bryant
FORMER MAYOR OF SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Deedee Corradini is an Overseas School Alumnus who lived and attended school in Lebanon and Syria for over 11 years.
Corrandi was elected the first female mayor of Salt Lake City in November of 1991. She was re-elected in November 1995. She left office in January of 2000.
She was also the President of the US Council of Mayors in 1998.
FORMER PRESIDENT & CEO OF RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS AND BREWS
Denny Marie Post was the President and CEO of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews, and held senior-level positions at the company for eight years. Denny also held senior VP positions at T-Mobile USA and Burger King Holdings.
Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy
Diana is a Coast Guard Brat and a 1974 graduate of Ramey High School (Ramey AFB, Puerto Rico).
Diane Orlowski, an overseas alumnus, attended Gen. H.H.Arnold High School in Wiesbaden , Germany in 1959-60. She was a member of the Class of 1962 at Arnold HS.
In 1967, she was killed in Vietnam and is one of eight women listed on the Vietnam Memorial Wall.
Diane Mott Davidson is a Navy Junior. Her father is Admiral William Mott, retd.
Ms. Davidson is the author of series of very entertaining mystery books. There is a General Bo character in the book and statements made about the military that could only come from a military brat.
Dianne Wiest, an Army Brat, graduated from Nuremberg American High School in 1964.
Ms Wiest won Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress for “Hannah and Her Sisters” (1986) and for “Bullets Over Broadway” (1994). She was also nominated for Best Supporting Actress in 1989 for “Parenthood.”
GENERAL OF THE ARMY
General Douglas MacArthur’s father, Arthur MacArthur, was also a distinguished Army general. The younger MacArthur, a graduate of TMI The Episcopal School of Texas in San Antonio , TX , graduated first in his class at West Point in 1903.
He is best known for his service in the Philippines , both during World War I and World War II.
PRESIDENT CENTRAL COLLEGE, PELLA, IOWA
Dr. David Roe is an Air Force Brat and an Overseas School Alumnus. Dr. Roe is an alumnus of Ramey High School, Ramey AFB, Puerto Rico, class of 1958.
He is a Rhodes Scholar, graduate of the USAF Academy and previously retired from the USAF with the rank of brigadier general.
He was named President of Central College in Pella Iowa in January of 1998.
Dr. Patch Adams, subject of a recent movie staring Robin Williams is an Army Brat and an Overseas School Alumnus. According to his biography he was educated in DoDDS schools in Japan and Germany. He was in Germany at Kaiserslauten High School, KHS Class of ’62, when his father died of a heart attack.