Vandegrift High School

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Vandegrift High School
Location
9500 McNeil Drive
Austin, TX 78750

United States
Coordinates 30°23′45″N 97°49′47″W / 30.3958°N 97.8296°W / 30.3958; -97.8296Coordinates: 30°23′45″N 97°49′47″W / 30.3958°N 97.8296°W / 30.3958; -97.8296
Information
Type Public School
Established 2009
Principal Charlie Little
Grades 9-11
Campus Suburban
Color(s)           Black & Silver
Mascot Vipers
Website

Vandegrift High School is a High School located in Leander Independent School District in Austin, Texas. Its feeder schools are Canyon Ridge Middle School and Four Points Middle School. The school's first year of operation was at adjacent Four Points Middle School, and then transferred to the Vandegrift Campus at the start of the 2010 school year.

Vandegrift High School offers plenty of extracurricular activities for students to participate in. Students can choose to participate in the following athletics: football, baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling.

Namesake

The school is named for Marine Corps First Lieutenant Matthew R. Vandegrift, a native of the area, and 1999 graduate of Leander High School.[1] Vandergrift was killed during combat operations in Basra, Iraq in April 2008 supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.[2]

References

  1. ^ Leslee Bassman (29 September 2010). "Vandegrift HS formally dedicated". Hill Country News. Retrieved 1 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "News Release: DoD Identifies Marine Casualty". Defense.gov. 12 March 2009. Retrieved 1 May 2013. 

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