Strong Vincent High School
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|Strong Vincent High School|
|1300 West 8th Street
Erie, Pennsylvania, 16502
|Motto||Virtute non viribus Vincent
(by courage, not by force of arms, we conquer)
|Principal||Sherry Prater - Principal
Michael Pisano - Assistant Principal
Barb Zimmer - Assistant Principal
|Number of students||650|
|Color(s)||Red and black
Construction of Strong Vincent High School began in 1928 and the school opened for classes in 1930 with the first class graduating in 1931. It was the first high school on Erie's west side. Originally named West High School, the name was later changed to honor General Strong Vincent. The school was dedicated in 1930 by the Rev. Boyd Vincent, brother of General Strong Vincent.
Strong Vincent is a member of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) in District 10, Region 6.
Pennsylvania State Championships
Swimming Team, many, most recently 1964; many individual All Americans.
Wrestling, many individual State Champions, including Timmy McCall, and Terry Magoon, 1964.
|Tom Lawless||1974||Major League Baseball player||Tom Lawless|
|Maurice Williams||2007||Arena Football League player||Maurice Williams|
Film and Television
|Ann B. Davis||1944||Movie and TV actor||Ann B. Davis|
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