William T. Dwyer High School

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William T. Dwyer High School
13601 N Military Trail
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33418
United States
Type Public (magnet) secondary
Established 1991
School district Palm Beach County School District
Principal Joe Depasquale
Grades 9–12
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Navy Blue, Silver, Maroon
Nickname Panthers
Rival Jupiter High School, Palm Beach Gardens Community High School
Yearbook Panthera
Nicknames D-Block, #RudeNation, #EatGreedy
Band Panther Regiment
Stadium Blum Stadium

William T. Dwyer High School is a public high school for grades 9–12 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States. The school was named for William T. Dwyer, former vice president of Pratt & Whitney's Government Products Division and a community leader in Palm Beach County.[1] It is best known for its Academy of Finance Program, which is part of the National Academy Foundation. It is also an International Baccalaureate school. Since its founding in 1991, William T. Dwyer High School competes for state championships in several of their varsity sports including football, basketball, baseball, cross country, track, and lacrosse.

William T Dwyer High School has had some of the most dominant sports programs in the country. The football and basketball programs have won numerous state championships, is consistently ranked with the top programs in the country, and have produced several notable athletes who have gone into professional careers. The 2009 football program was quoted by the Palm Beach Post as being "the greatest concentration of talent in Palm Beach County history", finishing top 5 in the country across all divisions. That particular class has sent 5 players and counting to the NFL, and over 20 players to play collegiate football.

Notable alumni[edit]

Sports achievements[edit]

Football State Championships: 2009 (Class 5A), 2013 (Class 7A)

Basketball State Championships: 2004 (Class 5A), 2005 (Class 5A), 2011 (Class 5A)


  1. ^ "The Dwyer Awards". Retrieved September 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Southern Miss signs baseball recruit Tim Lynch". The Mississippi Press. Retrieved June 18, 2016. 

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Coordinates: 26°52′34″N 80°06′19″W / 26.8761111°N 80.1052778°W / 26.8761111; -80.1052778