Gene Bell '50; Fellowship of African-American Males (FAAM) "Commissioner for Life," long time ETHS staff member and community leader.
Dr. Barbara Brauer '55; Educator and advocate for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Dr. Michael Chamberlin '55; Ground-breaking biochemist, educator, author and mentor to future scientists.
Bob Cranshaw '52; Legendary musician, member of Sonny Rollins' band for 50 years, contributor to over 3000 albums and musician union activist who has played with the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonious Monk, Buddy Rich and George Benson, was part of the original Saturday Night Live band and has appeared on the Merv Griffin Show, Sesame Street and the David Frost Show.
Dr. Joseph D. Croft, Jr. '54; Patient advocate, noted researcher of rheumatology and philanthropist.
Dr. William Cross '59; Professor, activist and one of America’s leading theorists and researchers on black identity development, writing Shades of Black, the standard text for the field.
George Conn '51; Disabled advocate, who through activism and governmental service at state and national levels helped change society's views towards disabled people.
Eddie Doucette '55; Athlete, sports broadcaster and market ambassador and philanthropist who started the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer Fund.
Delores Petway Holmes '57; Visionary activist on behalf of at-risk youth and families, co-founder and Executive Director of Family Focus, lecturer, trainer and consultant.
Gene Nora Stumbough Jessen '55; Aviator, educator, retired business woman and member of the "Mercury 13" female astronaut training program.
William H. Logan, Jr. '51; Former Evanston Chief of Police, nationally recognized police consultant, retired ETHS Director of Safety, a founder of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives and active volunteer in community and professional organizations.
Arthur McZier '54; Businessman, advocate for minority-owned businesses and humanitarian.
Thomas G. Murdough '57; Entrepreneur, industry leader and philanthropist.
Dr. Robert M. Nerem '55; Award-winning pioneer, international leader and research expert in cellular and tissue bioengineering.
Daniel L. Peterson '53; Internationally acclaimed basketball coach, sports writer and TV commentator, author and motivational speaker.
John Edward Porter '53; Congressman, State Representative and attorney.
Gordon Segal '56; Award-winning entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Crate and Barrel retail home furnishings and accessory stores.
Dr. Charles R. Thomas '52; Educator and first African-American teacher/administrator at ETHS and in North Chicago as Superintendent, served as Assistant State Superintendent of Public Education, college professor and named as one of the 1990 Top 100 School Executives in North America.
Maj. Gen. Mitchell J. Waters, USMCR '53; "Father of the Modern Marine Corps Reserve," businessman and philanthropist.
Dr. Michael Werner '59; Astrophysicist, researcher in infrared astronomy, Project Scientist and Science Group Chairman for NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and Chief Scientist for Astronomy and Physics at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Hon. James Zagel '58; Former Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue and the Illinois State Police and federal judge known for presiding over many high profile cases including the Family Secrets trial and the conviction of former Gov. Rob Blagojevich.