Fordham Preparatory School (also known as Fordham Prep) is a private, Jesuit, boys college-preparatory school located in the Bronx, New York City. It is located on the Rose Hill campus of Fordham University. From its founding in 1841, until 1970, the school was under the direction of the university.
|Fordham Preparatory School|
441 East Fordham Road
|Type||Private secondary school|
|Motto||Amor et Conscia Virtus|
(Love and Conscious Virtue)
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic (Society of Jesus)|
|Founder||Archbishop John Joseph Hughes|
|President||Rev. Christopher Devron S.J.|
|Principal||Joseph A. Petriello|
|Color(s)||Maroon and white|
|Fight song||"The Ram Patrick Argast "|
|Affiliation||Society of Jesus (Jesuits)|
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- Robert Abplanalp (1940) – Inventor of the aerosol valve and founder of Precision Valve Corporation
- Joseph Bastianich (1985) – Winemaker and restaurateur, also a judge on the television series MasterChef
- Esteban Bellan (1868) – First Latin American professional baseball player
- Arthur Daley (1922) – The New York Times sports columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner for journalism
- Carmine DeSapio - Secretary of State of New York 1955–1959, Grand Sachem of Tammany Hall 1954-1961 
- Joseph J. DioGuardi (1958) – U.S. Congressman
- Pete Fornatale (1963) – Disk jockey and music historian
- Frankie Frisch (1916) – Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, also known as "The Fordham Flash"
- Mario Gabelli (1961) – CEO and founder of Gabelli Asset Management
- J. Hunter Guthrie (1917) – Jesuit philosopher and president of Georgetown University
- Robert Hackett (1977) – Silver medalist in Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics
- John Halligan (1959) – New York Rangers public relations director and NHL executive
- John Holland (2006) – Professional basketball player
- George Jackson (1976) – Movie producer, known for New Jack City, House Party 2, and A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
- Kenneth Jenkins (1979) – Westchester Deputy County Executive
- Walter P. Kellenberg (1919) – Bishop of Rockville Center
- Walter Kinsella (1917) – Actor
- John L. Lahey (1964) – President of Quinnipiac University
- Theodore Edgar McCarrick (1949) – former Archbishop of Washington D.C.
- Horace McKenna, S.J. (1916) – founder of S.O.M.E. (So Others Might Eat) and advocate of the Sursum Corda Cooperative
- Joe Moglia (1967) – CEO of TD Ameritrade
- Johnny Murphy (1925) – New York Yankees pitcher who appeared in eight World Series games
- Bill O'Donnell (1943) – Sports announcer for the Baltimore Orioles
- Vin Scully (1944) – Sports announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Ford C. Frick Award honoree and Radio Hall of Fame inductee
- Robert Gould Shaw (ex-1854, did not graduate) – Commanding officer of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment, the first all African-American regiment during the American Civil War; portrayed by Matthew Broderick in the 1989 movie Glory
- George Stirnweiss (1936) – Professional baseball player for the New York Yankees and American League batting champion in 1945
- Andrew Velazquez (2012) – Professional baseball player
- Donnie Walsh (1958) – President of basketball operations for the New York Knicks and former general manager for the Indiana Pacers
- Malcolm Wilson (1929) – Lieutenant Governor and Governor of New York.
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