A coeducational day school serving students JK-12

We are always on the lookout for more alumni of note. If you know of a Latin alumnus/a who should be on our list, please contact us at alumni@latinschool.org. Also, be sure to check-out our Romans, Friends & Countrymen video series, featuring in-depth interviews with alumni doing interesting and innovative work.

Meet Our Alumni

Billy Dec '90
Entertainment Entrepreneur, Restaurateur

"Latin opened my eyes to how much could be accomplished if I took things seriously. If I want something, I know I just have to put the work in to get it. That has turned out to have a really great impact on my life."

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Ike Barinholtz '95


"There were years between jobs – very long years – when I was wondering whether I should have really gone into finance. But somehow I was able to always bluff my way into a part or a writing job. I think people realized that I was willing to do just about anything."

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  • Danielle Weisberg '04, Co-founder of theSkimm
  • Fashion designer for Calvin Klein, Samantha Schlade '97
  • Fashion designer of Boy Meets Girl, Stacy Morgenstern Igel '95
  • Actor and writer Ike Barinholtz '95
  • Billy Dec ’90, owner Rockit Ranch restaurant and entertainment development company
  • Actress Lauralee Bell '87
  • Nina Shapiro Gordon '85 and Jim Shapiro '83 of the band Veruca Salt
  • TV writer and producer Bradley Bell '82
  • WGN Radio host, Roe Conn '82
  • Restaurateur Doug Sohn '80, owner of Hot Doug’s
  • Television producer and writer Carol Mendelsohn '69
  • Actor and producer Bob Balaban '63
  • Musician Roger McGuinn '60, founding member of The Byrds
  • Sculptor Claes Oldenburg '46
  • Co-founder of Lyric Opera, Carol Fox Flanagan '41


  • Industrialist William Wrigley '50
  • Businessman William Wirtz '47
  • Philanthropist Brooks McCormick '36


  • Former Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias '94
  • Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan '84
  • Former Illinois State Representative John Fritchey (D-Chicago) ’82
  • U.S. Circuit Court Judge Douglas Ginsburg '63
  • Former Senator Adlai E. Stevenson III '48
  • Former first lady Nancy Davis Reagan '39
  • U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan '16


  • Equestrian and Olympic Silver Medalist Kent Farrington '99
  • Professional tennis player Laura Granville '99
  • Professional soccer player Johanes Maliza '99
  • Professional baseball player John Groth '45