Alumni Stories

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Dante S. Briggins

Dante S. Briggins

Class of 1997

American actor and model Dante Briggins got his break in a feature film as a character known as "The Oiled Shirtless Guy" in 2013. He was born in the Bronx, New York, and began modeling at the age of 21 after he was discovered walking out of an H&M store in Manhattan.

He began his acting career in a series of music videos as male leads and a series of short films. In 2013 he co-starred along side Bronson Pinchot and Sean Molnar in the hilarious comedy "KFT

Dante was named Male Cover Model for Bronx Fashion week 2014. He was walked in New York Fashion Week, Bronx Fashion Week, Jersey City Fashion Week, Philly Fashion week, Brooklyn Fashion Week, and LA Fashion week to name a few. He has also been featured in ads by H&M and Armani Exchange. You can catch him in 2015 in 3 new films "The APP", "Where we Dwell", and "Hope From a New World". You can find out more information at or by following him on Instagram: INSTAFNGRAMMYWINNER

Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Newburgh Free Academy High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Goldbacks lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

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