St. Patrick's High School (Ottawa)
|St. Patrick's High School|
Religio Alit Artes
|2525 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K1V 7T3, Canada
|School board||Ottawa-Carleton Catholic School Board|
|Area trustee||Mark Mullan|
|Vice principal||Gerard Stevenson|
|School type||Separate high school|
|Colours||Green and Gold|
St. Patrick's High School, located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, is a Catholic high school publicly funded under the Ontario school system as part of the Ottawa Catholic School Board. It was founded in 1929 by the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate.
The Fighting Irish are known for their athletic prowess playing in the NCSSAA (National Capital Secondary Schools Athletic Association) play in Ottawa and Ontario. Each year the school sends teams to OFSAA, the provincial championships in many athletic disciplines. The Senior Boys Football team won the 2010 championships after going undefeated throughout the whole season.
The school has many groups such as the Yearbook committee, Leadership and peer mentoring, the band and dance group.
- Dan Aykroyd - Oscar nominated, Emmy winning actor, writer, director, musician, member of The Blues Brothers
- Christo Bilukidi - NFL player
- Robert Chiarelli - First Mayor of the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton (2001–2006)
- Wilbert Keon - Senator, founder of the Ottawa Heart Institute and officer of the Order of Canada
- Jim Kyte - professional hockey player for the Ottawa Senators, first deaf player in the NHL
- Dalton McGuinty - Premier of Ontario and leader of the Ontario Liberal Party (1996–2012)
- Maureen McTeer - Author and wife of former Prime Minister, Joe Clark
- The Right Honorable John Napier Turner - 17th Prime Minister of Canada
- Valdy (Valdemar Horsdal) - Juno Award winning folk artist
- Ali Mahmoud - basketball player for the Lebanon national basketball team who took part in World Basketball Championships in 2006 and 2010