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Hillcrest High School (Dallas)

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Type  Public, Secondary
Faculty  105
Enrollment  1,217 (2014-2015)
Mascot  Panther
Colors  Black, White, Red
Principal  Chris Bayer
Grades  9-12
Information  972-502-6800
Phone  +1 972-502-6800
Hillcrest High School (Dallas)
Address  9924 Hillcrest Rd, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
District  Dallas Independent School District
Similar  Lake Highlands High Sch, Woodrow Wilson High Sch, Highland Park High School, Bishop Lynch High School, Creekview High School

Hillcrest High School, formerly Vickery Meadows High School is a public secondary school located in North Dallas, Texas (USA). Hillcrest High School enrolls students in grades 9-12 and is a part of the Dallas Independent School District. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.

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History

The school opened in 1938 as Vickery Meadows High School. In 1945 it was renamed to Hillcrest High School

Campus

The Franklin Stadium is located at Hillcrest. In June 2011 the DISD board voted against renaming the stadium after John McClamrock.

Athletics

The Hillcrest Panthers compete in the following sports:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Neighborhoods served

    Several Dallas communities such as portions of Preston Hollow (including a portion of Old Preston Hollow, Preston Hollow North, and Preston Hollow West), University Meadows, a small portion of Vickery Meadow, and a portion of Addison are zoned to Hillcrest.

    Notable alumni

  • Colin Allred NFL football player.
  • John D. Arnold (1992) Commodities trader.
  • Lane P. Hughston (1969) Mathematician.
  • Linda Koop (1968) Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 102 in Dallas County
  • John McClamrock (1975) American football player gravely injured during a game.
  • Harriet Miers (1963) former White House Counsel.
  • Erric Pegram former NFL football player.
  • Damien Robinson (1992) Former NFL football player.
  • Ajai Sanders — actress and stand-up comic.
  • Kurt Thomas NBA player.
  • J. William Harbour M.D. is an ocular oncologist, cancer researcher and vice chairman at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami.
  • References

    Hillcrest High School (Dallas) Wikipedia


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