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Encyclopedia > Ladue Horton Watkins High School
Ladue Horton Watkins High School
Established 1952
Type Public high school
Principal Bridget Hermann
Students 1,200 (fall 2007)
Location 1201 S Warson Road,
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Colors Blue and White
Mascot Rams
Website Ladue Horton Watkins High School

Ladue Horton Watkins High School, is a public high school located in the St. Louis suburb of Ladue, Missouri. It opened in the fall of 1952, and was named after Horton Watkins, Vice President of the International Shoe Company, who had just died in 1949. Mrs. Horton Watkins donated the 28-acre tract of land on South Warson Road as a memorial to her late husband. Educational institutions are often categorised along several dimensions. ... The term public school has three distinct meanings: In the USA and Canada, elementary or secondary school supported and administered by state and local officials. ... For other uses, see High school (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Gateway Arch, shown here behind the Old Courthouse, is the most recognizable part of the St. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Nickname: Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: , Country State County Independent City Government  - Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area  - City  66. ... Ladue is a city in west St. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The high school boasts a 97% graduation rate, of which 96% continue on to higher education in 2-4 year institutions. In standardized testing, Ladue typically scores above the national average.[citation needed]

The entrance to Ladue High School.

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Student Activities

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Current Administration

  • Principal: Bridget Hermann
  • A-G Principal: Derrick Wallace
  • H-O Principal: Gregory Baber
  • P-Z Principal: Dr. Ellen Duncan
  • Activities Director: Kurt Knoedelseder

Distinguished Alumni

  • Les Blattner '54: investigative reporter and author, expert on airline and manned spacecraft safety
  • Rod Susman '58: professional tennis star
  • Jim Brown '58: politician and former Louisiana State Senator, Secretary of State and State Insurance Commissioner
  • Andy Russell '59: Seven Time Pro Bowl NFL Football Player (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jimmy Kolker '66: US Ambassador (Uganda) .
  • Marty Hogan '76: 5 time World Racquetball Champion
  • Jeff Smith (American politician)
  • Ken and Sally Goldman, Computer Science professors at Washington University in St. Louis
  • Derek Leath well known world class cyclist and photographer class of 81
  • Lou Brock Jr '82: Professional football(San Deigo Chargers)
  • Michael Thomas '84: Minor league baseball (St Louis Cardinals, member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc
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