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2015 LSU Gymnastics Virtual Guide

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Dr. Larry O. Arthur - AIDS researcher Dr. Julian Bailes - expert in neurovascular disease. Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery an Co-Director of the NorthShore Neurological Institute John Ed Bradley - Former Sports Illustrated writer and novelist. Former LSU football player Donna Brazile - Vice Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee John Breaux - U.S. Senator (1987-2005) and U.S. Congressman (1972-86) from Louisiana Wil Calhoun - Executive Producer of television sitcom "Friends" Cassandra Chandler - One of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's highest ranking African-American women as special agent in charge of the Norfolk Field office "Lightning Joe" Lawton Collins - Chief of Staff for President Harry Truman Bill Conti - Oscar-winning composer who has written theme music for several well-known movies, including "Rocky" and its sequels Eric Arturo Delvalle - President of Panama (1985- 1988) Dr. Alexander William "Alex" Dunlap - Current chief veterinarian for NASA who is responsible for all NASA policies related to animal health and welfare A. Wright Elliott - Retired executive vice president, Chase Manhattan Bank Graves Erskine - U.S. Marine Corps General in WWII Maxime A. Faget - Designed Mercury and Gemini spacecrafts Mary Carol Flake Flores - Former first lady of Honduras Murphy "Mike" Foster, Jr. - Former governor of Louisiana (1996-2004) Kevin Griffin - Lead singer of the platinum-selling rock band "Better Than Ezra" Paul Groves - Award-winning tenor with the Metropolitian Opera Reinosuke Hara - Former president and CEO of Seiko Instruments Bill Harp - Television set decorator for series including "L.A. Law" and "The Carol Burnett Show" Pat Bodin - Former CIO of Exxon Mobil Walter Hitesman - Former president, Reader's Digest Hubert Humphrey - U.S. vice president (1965-69) Adrian Mitchell - Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Crate & Barrel W. Vernon Jones - Senior Scientist for Suborbital Research, NASA headquarters Catherine D. "Kitty" Kimball - In 2009, was sworn in as first female to serve as chief justice of Louisiana's highest court Delos "Kip" Knight - President of U.S. Retail Operations for H&R Block Harry J. Longwell – Former Executive Vice President and Director of Exxon Mobil Ray Marshall - Secretary of Labor under President Jimmy Carter James E. Maurin - Founding partner and CEO of Stirling Properties, a national real estate services firm Jake Lee Netterville - Former Managing Director of Postlethwaite and Netterville, the largest Louisiana- based public accounting firm Edwin Newman - Former NBC News journalist and author Carolyn Bennett Patterson - Former senior editor, National Geographic J. Howard Rambin - Former CEO and Chairman of the Board, Texaco Rex Reed - Drama critic, syndicated columnist Maj. Gen. Thomas Rhame - Led 1st Infantry Division against Iraq during Persian Gulf War Thomas O. Ryder - Chairman of the Board, The Reader's Digest Association Steve Scalise - U.S. House Majority whip Frances Seghers - Senior VP of Sony Entertainment European Community Affairs, which includes Sony Music, Sony Pictures and Sony Playstation Dolores Spikes - Former President of the Southern University System and the University of Maryland- Eastern Shore Ray Strother - Author, political consultant David Suarez - President and CEO of The Atlantic Company of America. Architect who restored the Washington Monument and the National Archives Building among others Olympia Vernon – Award-winning author and recipient of an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award for her debut novel, Eden Rebecca Wells - Author of the novel and film "Devine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" Joanne Woodward - Academy Award-winning actress and wife of Paul Newman David Steiner A 1982 LSU graduate, Steiner has served as the CEO of Waste Management since 2004. Under Steiner's leadership, the Houston-based company was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere in 2008. John Havens A 1978 LSU graduate in geology, Havens is president of Seismic Exchange (SEI) and vice-chairman of the Houston Astros. He is also owner of Cal-a-Vie Health Spa in San Diego that was voted the No. 1 destination spa by "Travel + Leisure" magazine in 2013. Mary L. Landrieu Landrieu became the first woman from Louisiana selected to a full term in the United States Senate in 1996. In 2014 she was appointed chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Marty Sixkiller Senior Technical Director for PDI/ DreamWorks' movies "Antz," "Shrek," "Shrek 2," "Shrek the Third," "Madagascar" and "Over the Hedge". Mike Papajohn The starting centerfielder on LSU's inaugural College World Series team in 1986, Mike Papajohn today is a prominent actor in Hollywood. Papajohn was the only actor to star in four $150 million movies in the same calendar year doing so in 2009. The LSU alumnus has appeared in blockbuster films: Spiderman, Terminator Salvation, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and For the Love of the Game. Sylvia Fowles Fowles was a two-time WBCA first-team All- American before going onto a pro career with the WNBA's Chicago Sky where she is currently one of the league's premier players. Most notably, Fowles was a member of U.S. Olympic Gold Medal teams in 2008 Beijing and 2012 London. Suzanne Perron A 1991 LSU graduate, Perron is a rising star in the design world having worked with top designers Vera Wang and Carolina Herrera. Perron has designed dresses for Hollywood stars Jennifer Lopez, Mariska Hargitay and Holly Hunter, among others. LSU's enrollment is more than 29,000 students, including more than 1,600 international students and nearly 5,000 graduate students. Dr. James Andrews Arguably, the world's most renowned orthopedic surgeon for knee and shoulder injuries, Andrews is a 1963 graduate of LSU and a 1967 graduate of LSU Medical School. He has worked on numerous all-star athletes, including Michael Jordan, Drew Brees, Brett Favre and Albert Pujols. Andrews is also the founder of the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI). PROMINENT LSU ALUMNI

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