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Preparatory Academies and Vanderbilt University

Notable Graduates

  • Nathan Green Gordon (CMA 1933), Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, 1944
  • Lee Boyer James (CMA 1943), deputy director of NASA's Apollo program and director of Saturn V program
  • James M. Peebles (CMA 1938), professional football player with the Washington Redskins
  • Lt. Gen. William E. Odom (CMA 1950?, USMA 1954), director of the NSA, CIA and member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Thomas Fite Paine, Jr. (CMA 1937, Vanderbilt B? 1939, MD 1942), pioneer of antibiotic side effects research