Knoch High School
|Knoch High School|
|345 Knoch Rd.
|School district||South Butler County School District|
|Vice principal||Tyler Vargo|
|School colour(s)||Gold & Blue|
Knoch High School is located in the South Butler County School District in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania. Athletic teams are known as the Knoch Knights. The Knoch Football team is a co-champion of the Greater Allegheny Conference in 2007. In 2011 the Knights were the Greater Allegheny Conference Champion with a record of 11-0. They played in the WPIAL championship at Heinz Field, but they lost to Montour. The principal is Mr. Todd Trofimuk. The athletics play in AAA under the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association. There is usually between 1,000 and 1,200 students in the high school, from 9th through 12th graders. The Knoch colors are blue and gold. Sports offered include Girls Volleyball, Football, Cross Country, Girls and Boys Soccer, Girls and Boys Tennis, Girls and Boys Basketball, Girls and Boys Swimming and Diving, Wrestling, Hockey, Baseball, Softball, Girls and Boys Track, and Girls Lacrosse. Their primary sports rivals are Mars, Pine Richland, and Highlands High Schools. Knoch Junior High School opened in 1958 and at that time had students from 7th through 12th Grade. In 1996 it was remodeled, and Knoch Middle School was created. This made Knoch High School have just 9th through 12th grade. The school is named Knoch because Eva Knoch donated the land for the school to be built on.
- Michele McDonald, Miss USA 1971
- A.J. Pagano
- Michele Pawk, Tony Award winning actress
- Jim Simons, professional golfer, class of 1968
- Robert Smolen, USAF Commanding General, Military District of Washington, class of 1970