Fordham Preparatory School

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.[2]

Fordham Preparatory School
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441 East Fordham Road


Coordinates40°51′41″N 73°53′09″W / 40.86139°N 73.88583°W / 40.86139; -73.88583Coordinates: 40°51′41″N 73°53′09″W / 40.86139°N 73.88583°W / 40.86139; -73.88583
TypePrivate secondary school
MottoAmor et Conscia Virtus
(Love and Conscious Virtue)
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic (Society of Jesus)
Established1841; 181 years ago (1841)
FounderArchbishop John Joseph Hughes
PresidentRev. Christopher Devron S.J.
PrincipalJoseph A. Petriello
Campus typeUrban
Color(s)    Maroon and white
Fight song"The Ram Patrick Argast "[1]
Athletics conferenceCHSAA
AffiliationSociety of Jesus (Jesuits)
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Shea Hall & Leonard Theatre

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  1. ^ "Hall of Honor: J. Ignatius Coveney". Fordham Preparatory School. Retrieved April 22, 2020.
  2. ^ "Fordham Prep Ends Tie to University". The New York Times. July 4, 1970. Retrieved April 18, 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Hall of Honor Inductee List". Archived from the original on August 31, 2019.
  4. ^ Fischer, Heinz Dietrich; Fischer, Erika J. (2002). Complete Biographical Encyclopedia of Pulitzer Prize Winners, 1917–2000. Munich: K.G. Saur. p. 51. ISBN 9783598301865.
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  6. ^ "DioGuardi, Joseph J. – Biographical Information".
  7. ^ "Fordham Mourns Passing of Pete Fornatale". Fordham News.
  8. ^ Romig, Walter, ed. (1947). The American Catholic Who's Who, 1946—1947. Vol. 7. Grosse Pointe, Michigan: Walter Romig. p. 176. OCLC 174071223. Archived from the original on January 9, 2019. Retrieved January 9, 2019 – via Google Books.
  9. ^ "Boston University bio". Archived from the original on December 22, 2015.
  10. ^ McCarthy, Peggy. "A New York Irishman, and Flaunting It", The New York Times, March 16, 1997.
  11. ^ Conconi, Chuck (October 1, 2004). "The Man in the Red Hat". The Washingtonian. Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  12. ^ Walder, Seth; Abramson, Mitch (June 5, 2012). "Fordham Prep shortstop Andrew Velazquez selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the seventh round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft". New York Daily News. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  13. ^ Benbow, Dana Hunsinger (February 11, 2018). "Pacers' Donnie Walsh: 'All he's ever wanted to do is basketball'". Retrieved October 18, 2019.

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