George D. Chamberlain High School
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|George D. Chamberlain High School|
|9401 North Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33612
|Type||Public high school|
|School district||Hillsborough County Public Schools|
|Color(s)||Green and Gold|
George D. Chamberlain High School is a public high school in Tampa, Florida. It was opened in 1956 on North Boulevard (on the corner of Busch Boulevard). The school is named in honor of George D. Chamberlain, who served for several years as a trustee for the Hillsborough County School System. In 2011 Chamberlain was listed as an "A" School; this is a first in the school's history.
The school offers a culinary academy based program sponsored by Outback Steakhouse. No other school in Hillsborough County offers this program. Chamberlain is also the only school in the Hillsborough County Public School District to offer Marine Corps JROTC, with about 150 cadets (7% of the school) enrolled.
In the 2016-2017 academic year, the student population numbered one thousand seven hundred thirty-nine. The ethnic makeup was as follows:
- 43.88% Hispanic
- 28.81% Black
- 18.80% White
- 5.18% Multi-racial
- 2.88% Asian
- 0.46% Native American
The school offers the following sports:
- Florida state champions 2003 & 2012
- Cross Country
- Track and Field
- Flag Football
- Forrest Blue, NFL offensive lineman.
- Brodrick Bunkley, NFL nose tackle.
- Bob Burns, NFL running back.
- Brian Clark, NFL wide receiver.
- Joe Clermond, NFL defensive end.
- Elijah Dukes, MLB outfielder.
- Dentarius Locke, American Track and field sprinter
- Steve Garvey, MLB first baseman.
- Chip Glass, NFL tight end.
- Jay Gruden, Head coach, Washington Redskins.
- Bob Hall (Class of 1960), incoming Republican member of the Texas State Senate
- James Harrell, NFL linebacker.
- Kevin House, Jr., NFL cornerback.
- Oliver Hoyte, NFL linebacker/fullback.
- Lauren Hutton (known then as Mary Hall), model-actress.
- Greg Lee, NFL wide receiver.
- Lex Lovett, wrestler and former substitute business teacher at Chamberlain.
- Steve Madison, wrestler.
- Lynn Matthews, college football player and newspaper publisher.
- Dean May, NFL quarterback.
- Eugene McCaslin, NFL linebacker.
- Mike Mekelburg, professional soccer midfielder.
- Dave Miley, MLB manager for the Cincinnati Reds.
- Shock G, rapper.
- Liz Vassey, actress.
- Robert Gant, actor and producer.
- Ron Selesky, NFL player/Arena Football League coach
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