Doherty Memorial High School
|Doherty Memorial High School|
|School district||Worcester Public Schools|
|Faculty||95.0 (on FTE basis)|
|Grades||9 to 12|
|Student to teacher ratio||16.6|
|Color(s)||Maroon and gold|
|Nickname||Home of the Highlanders|
Doherty Memorial High School is a public high school located in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. It opened its doors in the fall of 1966, replacing two closing schools: Worcester Classical High School and Worcester Commerce High School.
The school has about 2,000 students, in grades 9 to 12, in the Worcester Public Schools district. The school's principal is Sally Mahoney. The schools serves the west side (Pleasant & Chandler Street, Tatnuck Square, Salisbury Street, Forest Grove, Newton Square, and June, Mill, Pleasant, and May Streets neighborhoods) of Worcester.
Doherty Memorial High School has varsity teams in math and these sports: track, volleyball, baseball, lacrosse, football, cross country, soccer, field hockey, basketball, cheerleading, tennis, and FIRST Robotics.
- Donnie Demers, songwriter, musician
- Jimmy Demers, singer, songwriter
- Ned Eames (1978), former professional tennis player
- Jeffrey Greene, real estate developer
- Mary Beth Leonard (1980), U.S. Ambassador to the African Union, 2016–present
- Keith Reed (1996), former MLB player (Baltimore Orioles)
- Edwin Rodríguez, boxer
- Sam Seder (1984), comedian, writer, actor, film director, television producer-director, and talk radio host
- Yawin Smallwood (2010), NFL player (2014 Tennessee Titans practice squad)
- Doug Stanhope (did not graduate), comedian
- Isaac Yiadom (2014), NFL player for the Denver Broncos
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