Gibault Catholic High School

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Gibault Catholic High School
Address
501 Columbia Avenue
Waterloo, Illinois, United States
Coordinates 38°30′39″N 90°9′24″W / 38.51083°N 90.15667°W / 38.51083; -90.15667Coordinates: 38°30′39″N 90°9′24″W / 38.51083°N 90.15667°W / 38.51083; -90.15667
Information
Type private
Established 1946 (1946)
Founder Fr. Ed Hustedde
Principal Russ Hart
Grades 912
Gender coed
Enrollment 257 (2008-09[dated info])
Color(s) Cardinal Red and blue         
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Website
ELEVEN MEMBERS OF THE GRADUATING CLASS OF THE GIBAULT HIGH SCHOOL, WATERLOO, IOWA, POSE IN FRONT OF THE "WAY OUT"... - NARA - 551291.jpg
Graduating students (class of 1973) visit a Lake of the Ozarks shop during their senior trip.

Gibault Catholic High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Waterloo, Illinois. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Belleville.

History[edit]

Gibault Catholic was established in 1946 as St. Peter and Paul School.[2] It was later rennamed in honor of Father Pierre Gibault.

Sports[edit]

Alumnus John Rheinecker played for the Texas Rangers during the 2006 and 2007 seasons.

In 2013, the Boys Baseball team won its first state championship, defeating Putnam County for the Class 1A State Title.[3]

Gibault won three consecutive state championships in soccer between 2005–2007, followed with a 3rd place finish in 2008 and a 2nd place finish in 2009. Former head soccer coach, Jim Corsi, has recently been inducted into Illinois High School Association coaches' Hall of Fame.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2009-07-28. [dead link]
  2. ^ GCHS. "The Gibault Story". Archived from the original on 2007-08-06. Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  3. ^ IHSA. "Boys Baseball State Final Results — 2012-13." Retrieved 2013-08-11.
  4. ^ IHSA. "IHSA Boys Soccer Tournament Records". Retrieved 2009-08-26. 

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