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Friday Flyover: St. Ignatius College Prep

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St. Ignatius College Prep (WLS)

This week, we feature St. Ignatius College Prep on ABC7's Friday Flyover, celebrating high school sports!

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The Wolfpack will take on Montini Catholic at home at 7 p.m Friday.

Fun Facts:
-Chicago's 1st Jesuit school (founded in 1869 by Fr. Damen for whom Damen Avenue is named)
-One of the few buildings to survive the Great Chicago Fire
-Boys Golf top 10 in the State
-Boys Soccer CCL Champions
-Football program resurrected in 2003
-At 7-2 the best record in recent football program history
-Football Co-CCL Division Champions
-This marks the second straight year the football team has qualified for the state playoffs, and the third time in program history
-The high school opened in 1869. Enrollment for this 2016-17 school year is 1,404.

Famous Alums:

-Michael Wilbon
-Bob Newhart
-Andre Braugher
-Gina Rodriguez
-Jamila Woods
-Tim King

Awards/Accolades
-Apple Distinguished School

School Colors:

-Maroon and gold

School Song:
Hail Ignatius all your friends here today
Hail Ignatius with a hip, hip, hooray!
Alma Mater, Devoted and true
There's no other just like you (rah! rah! rah!)
You have taught us how to fight for the right
Truth and justice too
For Ignatius United we stand
And United we'll fight for you!

To find out more about St. Ignatius College Prep, visit the school's website.
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