Braulio Alonso High School

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Braulio Alonso High School
Established 2001
Type Public Secondary
Principal Louis R. Diaz
Students 2839[1]
Grades 9–12
Location Tampa, Florida, USA
District Hillsborough County Public Schools
Campus Suburban
Colors Navy & Gold
Mascot Raven

Braulio Alonso High School is a public high school located in Hillsborough County, Florida. Dr. Sandy Bunkin was the school's first principal and after five years retired. She was replaced by Mr. Louie Diaz who was the Assistant Principal of Athletics for the first 2 years the school was open then become the principal of Jefferson High School. The school is currently the largest in the 9th largest district in America.

Alonso High is named after Braulio Alonso. He served on the board of directors in the National Education Association from 1958 to 1964, and was elected as its president in 1966.

Alonso High School's mascot is the Raven.


Nationally Ranked Programs[edit]

Band, Baseball, TV Production (2007–2009), Orchestra, and Yearbook (2008 & 2009)


Alonso High School currently offers the following sports:

  • Baseball (Varsity, JV) - FHSAA's 2008-09 6A State Baseball Champions. 2010-2011 6A State Baseball Champions 2009-2010 FHSAA 6A State Final Four[3] 2003-2004 FHSAA 5A State Final Four[4]
  • Football (Varsity, JV) - 2006 District Champions
  • Soccer (Boys and Girls)
  • Basketball (Varsity and JV, Boys and Girls)
  • Wrestling (Varsity and JV)
  • Tennis (Boys and Girls)
  • Swimming (Boys and Girls)
  • Golf (Boys and Girls)
  • Volleyball (Varsity and JV)
  • Softball (Girls Varsity)
  • Cross Country (Boys and Girls)
  • Girls Flag Football (Varsity and JV)- (FHSAA State Runner Up 2010 and 2011)
  • Track (Boys and Girls)

Special Program Information[edit]

Alonso Theatre Department[edit]

Alonso is home to the award-winning International Thespian Troupe 6299, under the sponsorship of Mrs. Lisa Vorreiter. Since its formation the first year of the school's existence, the troupe has won multiple Superior ratings at the district and state levels.[5]

In addition to sponsoring the troupe and directing the department's various plays, Mrs. Vorreiter, who has been with the school since its opening, teaches Stage Makeup, Improv, and Beginning and Advanced Musical Theater and Acting.

Notable Alumni[edit]


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 28°01′04″N 82°36′21″W / 28.017763°N 82.605804°W / 28.017763; -82.605804