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."

Read more about Ike Barinholtz '95


Equestrian and Olympic Silver Medalist Kent Farrington '99

Professional baseball player John Groth '45

Professional tennis player Laura Granville '99

Professional soccer player Johanes Maliza '99

Arts & Entertainment

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

Business & Philanthropy

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

Government & Politics

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