The students who had a high school education are truly many and not all followed the path in the field of art or architecture. Among the best known are Ermanno Olmi (1931-2018), a well-known film director, who although not completing them followed some years of high school education; Gabriele Basilico (1944-2013), an architectural photographer and architect himself. mons. Domenico Sguaitamatti (1953-2019) educator but also author of many stained-glass windows in various churches among which it is necessary to mention san Gaetano in Abbiategrasso, santa Maria sul Naviglio and san Gottardo al corso in Milan; he also wrote several books on the subject of sacred art.
Among the architects certain Mario Botta, later a graduate of Venice, designer of many places of worship in all parts of the world. Aldo Spoldi, of Crema, painter and creator of artistic events; Marcello Chiarenza, of Lodi, painter, screenwriter and theater director. There were also many who later took up the profession of restoration. Others on this first list include Giacomo Luzzana, Massimo Peron, Ilaria Perticucci, current director of the Foundation's Restoration Laboratories (ReBA).