Jacksonville High School (Alabama)
|Jacksonville High School|
|Jacksonville, Alabama, USA|
|School type||High School|
|Color(s)||Navy Blue and Old Gold|
Jacksonville High School is a public high school located in Jacksonville, Alabama serving grades 7-12. It is part of the Jacksonville City Schools system. Its colors are Navy Blue and Old Gold and its mascot is the Golden Eagle.
The school was built on part of the site of the former Jacksonville Airport.
- Rick Bragg (class of 1977): journalist for the Jacksonville News, Anniston Star, Birmingham News, St. Petersburg Times, and New York Times; won Pulitzer Prize in 1996 for coverage of Oklahoma City bombing for the New York Times.
- Lilly Ledbetter (class of 1956): Plaintiff in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. United States Supreme Court case about pay discrimination; namesake in Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
- Darrell Malone (class of 1986): American football cornerback who played for Jacksonville State from 1987 to 1990 and in the NFL from 1992 to 1994
- Freeman, Paul. "Jacksonville Airport, Jacksonville, AL". Abandoned and Little-Known Airfields. Retrieved 25 September 2012.
- "Highlights in Rick Bragg's life." In Sharp, Michael D., ed. Popular Contemporary Authors. Marshall Cavendish: 2006. p. 253.
- Baker, Barbara A. (2011). "Lilly Ledbetter". Encyclopedia of Alabama. Alabama Humanities Foundation. Retrieved March 9, 2013.
- "Darrell Malone, class of 1986". AlumniClass.com. Retrieved March 9, 2013.
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