Apollo High School (Arizona)
|Apollo High School|
|8045 N. 47th Ave.
|School district||Glendale Union High School District|
|Enrollment||2,200 (August 15, 2014)|
|Color(s)||Navy Blue, Gold & White|
Apollo High School is a secondary school located in Glendale, Arizona. It is part of the Glendale Union High School District (GUHSD). It enrolls approximately 2,200 students, grades 9-12. The Apollo High School motto has changed over recent years from "Pride, Class and Dignity" to the current "Choose Excellence".
The mascot is the Hawks, and the school colors are navy blue; gold; and white.
Apollo High School is a member of the Arizona Interscholastic Association. AHS offers sports for both boys and girls during the fall, winter and spring seasons.
|Fall athletics||Winter athletics||Spring athletics|
|Girls||Badminton, Volleyball, (Varsity, JV, Freshman)||Basketball (Varsity, JV, Freshman), Soccer (Varsity, Developmental)||Softball (Varsity, JV, Freshman), Tennis|
|Boys||Football, (Varsity, JV, Freshman)||Basketball (Varsity, JV, Freshman), Soccer (Varsity, Developmental), Wrestling (Varsity, JV, Freshman)||Baseball (Varsity, JV, Freshman), Tennis|
|Mixed||Cross Country, Golf, Swim & Dive||Track & Field|
- Apollo High School boys' basketball team recently won the Arizona State 4A Championship three years in a row (2005, 2006, 2007).
- Apollo High School girls' basketball team was the runner up of the Arizona State Championship in their division in 2010.
- Apollo High School boys soccer team won the Arizona State 5A Championship in 1993.
Awards and recognition
Apollo High School is largely Hispanic (55%), 33% White, 10% Black, and other less than 2%. There is also a large Muslim population within Apollo High school. There is also a minor but growing Asian population.
- J. J. Yeley, (Class of 94) Professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the NASCAR Sprint & Xfinity Series.
- Prince Amukamara, Super Bowl champion (XLVI) & cornerback for the New York Giants
- Jennie Garth, actress (1988 to 1990, did not graduate)
- Bob Horner, professional baseball infielder(1978–1988)
- Rick Kranitz, Major League Baseball pitching coach
- Paul Lo Duca, former Major League Baseball catcher (1998–2008)
- Devin Perrin, Drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 7th round of the 2003 MLB Draft from Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ)
- Joey Reiman, Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 16th round of the 2003 from Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ).