William A Wirt Senior High School
, Gary , Indiana USA
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William A Wirt Senior High School was a four year (9-12) public high school of the Gary Community School Corporation in Gary, Indiana. In May 2009 the school announced that after over 70 years, it would finally be closing. As of 2011, the site is used for the Wirt Emerson VPA Academy, a magnet school for the visual and performing arts.
The faculty included nearly 50 teachers.
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Wirt High School was established in 1939; it was named after
Dr. William Albert Wirt, who served as the first superintendent of the Gary Schools from 1907 to early 1938. Former MLB player Ron Kittle is an alumnus of Wirt.
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Coordinates: 41°35′57″N 87°19′39″W / 41.59917°N 87.32750°W