notable alumni - Abington High School graduates of note
Note - for more complete lists, by year of induction, please see: The AHS Hall of Fame - NOTE: This is an external link.
The induction year is in parentheses following the graduate's name
Amar Bose - (1988) Founder and Chairman of Bose Corporation, a leading manufacturer of audio products. Dr. Bose graduated from AHS in 1947.
Ashton Carter (1989) - U.S. Secretary of Defense, 2014. Mr. Carter graduated from AHS in 1972.
Ellie Daniel (1988) - Four-time Olympic medalist. Ms. Daniel graduated from AHS in 1968.
Susan Francia (2009) - Olympic gold medalist in rowing. Ms. Francia graduated from AHS in 2000.
Florence LaRue (1988) - lead singer of the musical group "The 5th Dimension." Ms. LaRue graduated from AHS in 1960.
Lawrence F. Probst III - Chairman Electronic Arts, a noted video game maker. Mr. Probst is also Chairman of the United States Olympic Committee. Mr. Probst graduated from AHS in 1968.
Bob Saget (1991) - Comedian and popular television celebrity. Mr. Saget graduated from AHS in 1975.
Stephen A. Schwarzman (2005) - Founder, Chairman, and CEO of The Blackstone Group, one of the largest asset management groups in the world. Mr. Schwarzman graduated from AHS in 1965. Mr. Schwarzman donated a new football stadium to Abington Senior High School in 2004, the Stephen A. Schwarzman Stadium.
Mr. Schwarzman was on the June 2016 cover of Forbes magazine.
In February 2018 it was announced that Mr. Schwarzman was to donate $25 Million dollars to Abington High School. Read the full story here!