Westview High School (Arizona)
|Westview High School|
|School type||Public high school|
|School district||Tolleson Union High School District|
Dr. John S. Renouardcity = Avondale
It is the largest high school in the Tolleson Union High School District.
The varsity football team lost to Centennial High School for the state title for 5A in 2007 and 2008. In 2010, the football team advanced to the semi-finals of the state tournament. The varsity girls' soccer and girls' basketball teams finished state runners-up in 2006. Westview's sports teams have the mascot of the Knight, known as Sir West of View.
- Errol Barnett, anchor and correspondent for CNN
- Nick Harris, punter for the Detroit Lions
- David Hernandez, singer, 12th place finalist of American Idol
- Drisan James, wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles
- Craig Mabbitt, former vocalist of bands Blessthefall and The Word Alive; current vocalist for Escape the Fate
- Jason Padget, offensive lineman for the Arizona Cardinals
- Alex Skinner, commercial and theatrical actor
- Andrae Thurman, wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers, Tennessee Titans and Dallas Desperados
Notable staff and faculty
- George Martinez, coached Westview football from 2001–2005; went on to join the coaching staff for the Oakland Raiders
- Will "Salty" Thompson, international 400 meter runner for Northern Ireland from 1983–86; selection to the Ulster provincial U-19 and Junior (U-23) teams; English and American rugby player
- "Westview High School". NCES. Retrieved November 8, 2017.