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Encyclopedia > Bethlehem Catholic High School

Bethlehem Catholic High School, more commonly referred to as Becahi or just Beca, is a parochial high school, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the United States. The school is located at 2133 Madison Avenue, in Bethlehem, in the Lehigh Valley region of the state. Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area    - City  19. ... Counties comprising the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania The Lehigh Valley (also known simply as The Valley) is a region in eastern Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...

Bethlehem Catholic High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

The school's student population of 750 comes predominantly from the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. In terms of student population it is one of the smallest Lehigh Valley high schools. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area    - City  19. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ...


The school's mascot is the Golden Hawk, and school colors are brown and gold.

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Academics

Bethlehem Catholic has high levels of academic accomplishment. Among Bethlehem Catholic graduates in 2005, 96 percent went on to post-secondary education, with 78 percent pursuing four year college and university degrees.


Average SAT scores of Bethlehem Catholic students, as of 2005, are 571 in math and 570 in verbal, vastly exceeding national averages.


In 1985, Bethlehem Catholic High School placed second in the Scholastic Scrimmage academic trivia contest, losing to Stroudsburg High School in the finals. Scholastic Scrimmage is a high school quiz bowl game show airing on WLVT-TV and WPSU-TV (formerly WPSX-TV), and is hosted by Karen Walton and David Price respectively. ...


Athletics

Bethlehem Catholic is one of 12 Lehigh Valley high schools that compete in the Lehigh Valley Conference. The Lehigh Valley Conference is an athletic conference consisting of 12 large high schools from Lehigh and Northampton counties in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...


State championships

Bethlehem Catholic has distinguished itself nationally and in the state of Pennsylvania with the following state championships:

  • Football: 1988 (inaugural) Class AA champions, 1990 Class AAA champions (Pennsylvania state champions, first two time champion in PIAA football champonship history). They have also been ranked nationally in USA today at numerous times since 1993.
  • Track and Field: 2002 runner-up, 2003

Bethlehem Catholic has won many Lehigh Valley Conference championships, including the following sports and years (prior to 2001, the Lehigh Valley Conference was known as the East Penn Conference):

  • Baseball: 1981.
  • Football: 1974, 1981, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1996, 1999.
  • Girls Basketball: 1992. PIAA District XI Class AAA Champions 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995.
  • Girls Tennis: 2006.
  • Girls Volleyball: 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991.
  • Boys Basketball: 2003.
  • Boys Volleyball: 2007.

The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association is the governoring body of high school and junior high school sports in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. ...

Notable alumni

Mike Guman (Born 1958, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is a former professional football player with the Los Angeles Rams (1980-1988) He was a prominent running back at Bethlehem Catholic High School and a high school teammate of John Spagnola, who also went on to be a professional football player with... The St. ... Jim Molinaro (born April 27, 1981, in Hatfield, Pennsylvania) is an American football player who currently plays offensive tackle for the Washington Redskins. ... City Landover, Maryland Other nicknames The Skins Team colors Burgundy and Gold and White Head Coach Joe Gibbs Owner Dan Snyder Fight song Hail to the Redskins League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1932–present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol Division (1967... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Daniel Roebuck as Leslie Arzt in Lost. ... The American Broadcasting Company ( oftenly known as ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... Lost is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning serial drama television series that follows the lives of a group of plane crash survivors on a mysterious tropical island, somewhere in the South Pacific. ... CBSs first color logo, which debuted in the fall of 1965. ... Matlock was an American television legal drama starring Andy Griffith as attorney Ben Matlock. ... John Stephen Spagnola (born August 1, 1957 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), was a former American professional football player who was selected by the New England Patriots in the 9th round of the 1979 NFL Draft. ... City Green Bay, Wisconsin Team colors Dark Green, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike McCarthy Owner 111,967 stockholders (Green Bay Packers Foundation) Chairman Bob Harlan General manager Ted Thompson Fight song Go! You Packers! Go! League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919-1920) National Football League (1921–present) Western Division (1933... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... City Seattle, Washington Team colors Pacific Blue, Navy Blue, Neon Green, White Head Coach Mike Holmgren Owner Paul Allen General manager Tim Ruskell Mascot Blitz, and Taima the augur hawk League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1976–present) American Football Conference (1977-2001) AFC West (1977-2001) National Football Conference...

External links

  • Bethlehem Catholic High School Official Web Site.
  • Bethlehem Catholic athletics schedule and scores at HighSchoolSports.net.
  • Bethlehem Catholic High School Page at Lehigh Valley Conference Official Web Site.

 
 

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