Noelle Quinn -
Basketball Team (WNBA) (Guard 6'0") Noelle attended
Westchester Lutheran School and
later played at UCLA. In 2007 she played for the Minnesota Lynx.
(Sports) Adam Naeve - US Olympic Volleyball
Team (outside hitter, 6' 10"). Adam played on two #1 NCAA National Championship
teams with UCLA as a middle hitter. Adam Naeve attended
Westchester Neighborhood School and was raised in Kentwood.
National Team & US Olympic Soccer Team (midfielder, 5'8 145lbs).
John O'Brien was raised in Playa Del Rey.
Business) Michael Josephson - Founder of the nonprofit Joseph
& Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics, which he named for his
parents. Through the Institute, based in Marina del Rey, California,
Michael Josephson founded the CHARACTER COUNTS!
a partnership of over 400 educational and youth-serving
organizations that together can reach millions of young people. Michael
Josephson was a graduate of Westchester High
(Sports) Al Scates - Men's UCLA
Volleyball Coach - Graduated from Westchester High School in 1957. Al
Scates’ winning record is a phenomenal 85.8 percent, but on the
rafters of Pauley Pavilion are where the real treasures hang. Since 1970, Scates
has led UCLA to 18 NCAA titles, with the latest in 2000. (ref: Santa
Monica Mirror )
- Jill graduated at Westchester High School in 1953 and was a shoe-in
for the US Olympic team. Jill crashed in the Big Snow Cup race in Alta,
UT in 1955 and was the focus of the book and film The Other Side of
(Music) Mark Volman
and Howard Kaylan
(AKA Flo and Eddie) of
the 60's and 70's rock band
The Turtles. Among The
Turtles hits were 'Happy Together','Elenore' and It
ain't Me Babe'. Mark Volman went to Cowan
Wright Junior High (Middle School) and attended Westchester High
School with Howard Kaylan who himself had earlier gone to Airport
Piccollo - Played 9 years in the majors for Oakland,
Milwaukee and California. Rob was a member of the AL Championship
Brewers. Since 1990, Rob has been coaching with the San Diego Padres.
Rob Piccollo graduated at
Westchester High School in
The late Phil Hartman
of Saturday Night Live went to
Westchester High School.
(Entertainment) Todd Turquand -
show business veteran at the age of twelve, Todd appeared in numerous
television shows including Carol Burnett, Kojak, Dick
Cavett Special, Backlot, U.S.A. and movies for television, as
well as a half dozen commercials and the movie Burnt Offerings.
His first legitimate stage role was Winthrop in The Music Man at
the Morgan Theatre. From there he went on to appear in The Sound of
Music, All My Sons and The Miracle Worker at the
Westchester Playhouse. Todd was a Mouseketeer in the New Mickey Mouse
Club (1977). (Ref: The New Mickey Mouse Club Funbook,
Copyright © 1977, Walt Disney Productions)