George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School
George Westinghouse Jr. High School of Career and Technical Education is a vocational high school in downtown Brooklyn. It is at 105 Tech Place, south of Tillary Street and east of Jay Street. It is named after the electrical pioneer, George Westinghouse Jr..
The school was one of a number of New York City public schools that dropped Native American-themed sports team names.[when?]
Notable alumni include:
- Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr. aka Busta Rhymes, hip-hop artist and actor
- Earl Simmons aka DMX, hip-hop artist and actor
- Shawn Corey Carter, aka Jay-Z, hip-hop artist and entrepreneur
- Joe Pignatano, MLB catcher
- Christopher George Latore Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G., hip-hop artist
- Michael K. Williams, actor
- Roosevelt Chapman, 1980 (basketball Player and University of Dayton standout)
- "Westinghouse (Brooklyn,NY) Baseball". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved 2011-02-13.
- Michael Kenneth Williams’s High-Wire Act