Notable Alumni


Dominique Easley

Born: April 28, 1992

Dominique Easley is an American football defensive tackle for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He […]

Isaiah Wilkerson

Born: November 13, 1990

Isaiah Jamal Wilkerson is American professional basketball player who currently plays for Titánicos de León of the Liga Nacional de […]

Shemiah LeGrande

Born: September 16, 1986

Shemiah LeGrande is a former American football defensive tackle. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Detroit […]

Ralph J. Lamberti

Born: November 10, 1984
Died: December 31, 1989

Ralph J. Lamberti is a member of the Democratic Party, and held the office of borough president of Staten Island, […]

Anthony Varvaro

Born: October 31, 1984

Anthony Michael Varvaro (born October 31, 1984) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major […]

Steve Gregory

Born: January 8, 1983

Stephen C. Gregory is a former American football safety that played in the National Football League (NFL). He was signed […]

Florina Kaja

Born: October 22, 1982

Florina Kaja is an American reality television participant, singer and actress native to Staten Island, New York. She is mostly […]

Victor DeRenzi

Maestro Victor DeRenzi is the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of Sarasota Opera. He has produced over 100 different operas […]

James Jenkins

Born: August 17, 1967

James Jenkins is a former American football tight end who played for ten seasons in the National Football League (NFL) […]

Vernon Turner

Born: January 6, 1967

Vernon Turner is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back, wide receiver and return […]

David O. Stewart

Born: April 2, 1951

David O. Stewart is an American lawyer-turned-author who writes historical narratives and lives in Garrett Park, Maryland. His books include […]

Terry Crowley

Born: February 16, 1947

Terrence Michael Crowley is a former Major League Baseball player who serves as an organizational hitting instructor for the Baltimore […]

Sonny Ruberto

Born: January 2, 1946
Died: March 25, 2014

John Edward Ruberto was a backup catcher and pinch runner in Major League Baseball who played over parts of two […]

Frank Fernández

Born: April 16, 1943

Frank Fernández is a former Major League Baseball catcher. He signed as an amateur free agent with the New York […]

Michael Henry Heim

Born: January 21, 1943
Died: September 29, 2012

Heim was born in New York on January 21, 1943. His father, Imre Hajdu, was Hungarian, born in Budapest; before […]

Lois Lowry

Born: October 22, 1937

Lowry was born on March 20, 1937, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to parents Katherine Gordon (née Landis) and Robert E. Hammersberg. […]

Mario Buatta

Born: September 21, 1935

Mario Buatta is an American interior decorator. Born on Staten Island, New York in 1935, he attended Curtis High School, […]

Jeb Stuart Magruder

Born: November 5, 1934
Died: May 11, 2014

Jeb Stuart Magruder was an American businessman and political operative in the Republican Party when he joined the administration of […]

Vincent R. Capodanno

Born: February 13, 1929
Died: September 4, 1967

Vincent R. Capodanno was a United States Navy Roman Catholic chaplain and a posthumous recipient of America’s highest military decoration […]

Joseph F. Merrell

Born: August 21, 1926
Died: April 18, 1945

Joseph F. Merrell was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military’s highest decoration – […]

Bobby Thomson

Born: October 26, 1923
Died: August 16, 2010

Robert Brown “Bobby” Thomson was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the youngest of six children. He arrived in the United States […]

Jack Hynes

Born: October 26, 1920
Died: September 3, 2013

Born in 1920, Hynes emigrated to the United States from Scotland when he was thirteen years old. When he arrived […]

Anthony L Turkevich

Born: July 23, 1916
Died: September 7, 2002

Anthony L Turkevich was an American radiochemist who was the first to determine the composition of the Moon’s surface using […]

Andrew J. Barberi

Born: June 12, 1915
Died: November 16, 1979

Andy Barberi is considered one of the greatest football coaches in Staten Island history. In the early 1930s, he played […]

Alfred E. Santangelo

Born: June 4, 1912
Died: March 30, 2016

Alfred E. Santangelo was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Santangelo was born on June 4, 1912, in […]

Emily Genauer

Born: July 19, 1911
Died: August 23, 2002

Emily Genauer was born on Staten Island in 1911, delicatessen-owning father was an amateur sculptor. After studying at Hunter College […]

Amy Vanderbilt

Born: October 22, 1908
Died: December 27, 1974

Amy Vanderbilt descended from either an uncle or a brother of Cornelius Vanderbilt. She was born in Staten Island NY […]

Loring McMillen

Born: March 10, 1906
Died: March 19, 1991

Loring McMillen was Staten Island’s official historian who preserved the works of Alice Austen and worked to restore Historic Richmond […]

Abel Kiviat

Born: June 23, 1892
Died: August 26, 1991

Abel Richard Kiviat was an American middle-distance runner. He was the oldest living American Olympic medalist at the time of […]

Elmer Ripley

Born: July 21, 1891
Died: April 29, 1982

Elmer H. Ripley was an American college men’s and professional basketball coach. In over 30 years, he coached collegiately at […]