Braulio Alonso High School

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Braulio Alonso High School
Braulio Alonso High School (July 2007).png
Address
8302 Montague Street
Tampa, Florida 33635
United States
Coordinates 28°01′04″N 82°36′21″W / 28.017763°N 82.605804°W / 28.017763; -82.605804Coordinates: 28°01′04″N 82°36′21″W / 28.017763°N 82.605804°W / 28.017763; -82.605804
Information
Type Public secondary
Established 2001
School district Hillsborough County Public Schools
Principal Kenneth Hart
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2713[1] (Fall 2015)
Campus Suburban
Color(s)      Navy blue
     Gold
Mascot Raven
Rival Sickles High School
Website
[2]

Braulio Alonso High School is a public high school located in Hillsborough County, Florida, USA. Sandy Bunkin was the school's first principal, and retired after five years. She was replaced by Louie Diaz, who was the Assistant Principal of Athletics for the first two years the school was open, then became the principal of Jefferson High School.

Alonso High is named after Braulio Alonso. He served on the board of directors in the National Education Association from 1958 to 1964, and was elected as its president in 1966.

Alonso High was the largest high school in Hillsborough County in the 2014-2015 school year, before the opening of a 500-student addition at Newsome.

Alonso High School's mascot is the Raven.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2015, Alonso High School is 52% Hispanic, 30% White, 7% Black, 4% Asian, 6% multi-racial, and 1% other.[3]

Athletics[edit]

Alonso High School currently offers the following sports:

  • Baseball (Varsity, JV)
    • FHSAA's 2008-09 6A State Baseball Champions; 2010-2011 6A State Baseball Champions 2009-2010[4]
  • Football (Varsity, JV)
  • Soccer (boys' and girls')
  • Basketball (Varsity and JV, boys' and girls')
  • Wrestling (Varsity and JV)
  • Tennis (boys' and girls')
  • Swimming (boys' and girls')
  • Golf (boys' and girls')
  • Volleyball (Varsity and JV)
  • Softball (girls' Varsity)
  • Cross country (boys' and girls')
  • Girls' flag football (Varsity and JV)
    • District Champions - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
    • Regional Champions - 2010, 2011, 2014
    • State Runner-Up - 2010, 2011
  • Track (boys' and girls')

Clubs[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anastasia Dawson - Tribune Staff (2 August 2015). "Overcrowding at Hillsborough schools prompts redistricting discussion". TBO.com. Retrieved 4 February 2016. 
  2. ^ staff. "Fall 2012 FHSAA member school student population report". FHSAA.org. FHSAA. Retrieved 9 August 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.sdhc.k12.fl.us/assets/pdf/SE0016B.pdf
  4. ^ [1] Archived May 31, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Alonso JROTC webpage Archived December 16, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Thespians Archived May 20, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "Anthony Chickillo Draft Profile – NFL.com". NFL.com. Retrieved 4 February 2016. 
  8. ^ Cotey, John (21 May 2009). "Alonso High School sophomore Jose Fernandez knows pitching is hardly matter of life or death considering how he arrived in the United States from Cuba". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 

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