Apollo High School (Kentucky)
|Apollo High School|
|2280 Tamarack Road
Owensboro, KY, 42301
|School district||Daviess County Public Schools|
|Number of students||1338|
|Color(s)||Blue, White, and Red
Apollo High School is a high school that is part of the Daviess County Public Schools district, located in Owensboro, Kentucky. It was named after the Apollo Space Program, and opened in 1969 as a junior high school. It then converted into a high school in 1972 and held its first graduation in 1974. The school paper is named The Challenger, after the Space Shuttle Challenger. This school also has a marching band program called the Apollo Marching Eagles.
Apollo has been involved in a 1-1 laptop project since Aug 2005, providing a laptop to every incoming freshman for their 24-7 use during the school year.
- Rex Chapman, former NBA player
- Brad Wilkerson, former Major League Baseball player
- Michael Waltrip, former NASCAR driver
- Marc Salyers, Professional Basketball Player, Europe
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