Bishop Verot High School

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Bishop Verot High School
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5598 Sunrise Drive
Fort Myers, Florida, (Lee County) 33919
Coordinates 26°35′19″N 81°53′8″W / 26.58861°N 81.88556°W / 26.58861; -81.88556Coordinates: 26°35′19″N 81°53′8″W / 26.58861°N 81.88556°W / 26.58861; -81.88556
Type Private, Coeducational
Motto Non Excidet
(May he not fail in his attempt)
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1962
School code 100508
Principal Dr. Denny Denison
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 657 (2010)
Color(s) Black and gold         
Team name Vikings
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Average SAT scores 1575
Average ACT scores 23.5
Yearbook Luceat
Assistant Principal for Administration Bill Stejskal
Assistant Principal for Curriculum Suzie O'Grady
Admissions Director Jill Rhone
Athletic Director John Gulley
Dean of Students David Nelson

Bishop Verot High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Fort Myers, Florida. It is located in the Diocese of Venice, Florida.


Bishop Verot Catholic High School was established in 1962 as Fort Myers Central Catholic High School. The school was renamed Bishop Verot when they moved to their newly constructed location in 1964. The school is named after Bishop Augustin Verot, the first Bishop of Florida. The current principal is Denny Denison, Ed.D.


The school's sports teams are nicknamed the "Vikings." The outdoor teams play on field turf installed in 2005. The indoor teams play in the John J. Nevins Gymnasium, which played host to the City of Palms Classic from 1994-2015.

Bishop Verot has claimed six state championships in its 50-year history: 1984 (volleyball), 1994 (baseball), 2001 (boys' soccer), 2010 (boys' soccer), 2011 (baseball) and most recently, 2016 (softball).

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ Hanson, Tom (2004-07-25). "College Football: Zook wants to reach out". Marco Eagle. Retrieved 2014-03-08. 
  3. ^ Fordin, Spencer (2014-03-07). "Johnson makes trip to play in hometown". Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  4. ^ "Piatt: I don't regret steroid decision". WBBH-TV. 2007-12-13. Retrieved 2014-03-08. 
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