Central High School (Connecticut)
|Central High School|
Central High School in the early 20th century
(By industry we thrive)
|Number of students||1,515 (2016-17)|
|Color(s)||Black and Red|
The current school building was constructed in 1963–4, and was dedicated on October 25, 1964. The school is under renovation scheduled to be complete in 2017. It costs roughly 70 million dollars.
Famous alumni and attendees include
- Al Capp, cartoonist (failed to graduate)
- Keith Carlos, winner, cycle 21 of America's Next Top Model
- Kiddo Davis, former MLB player
- Michael Jai White, actor
- Fred De Luca, Subway restaurant's co-founder
- John Mayer's father was principal of Central High School
- Greg McCarthy, former MLB player (Seattle Mariners)
- Kevin Nealon, comedian, Saturday Night Live
- John Schick, former professional basketball player (Toledo Jeeps)
- Vinnie Vincent, guitarist, KISS, Vinnie Vincent Invasion
- Deborah Walley, actress
- Trevardo Williams, professional NFL player (Houston Texans)
- "The History of Bridgeport Central High School". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- "Administrative Departments". Central High School Official Site. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- "Central High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
- "Hilltopper Sports". Central High School Official Site. Archived from the original on 2007-02-03. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- "Central's Seal". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- Dodd, Philip (February 9, 2008). "Guppy to Guillotin: The Namesakes of Words". Retrieved 2009-11-08.
- "Central High School - Bridgeport, Connecticut/CT". Public School Review. Public School Review LLC. 2003. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- "Distinguished Alumni". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- "Al Capp". Central High School Official Site. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- Central High School Web site
- Central High School "Strategic School Profile 2005-2006", Connecticut Department of Education[permanent dead link]
- Central High School Web page at Great Schools Web site
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