Welcome to the Peoria High School Alumni Association!
Founded on May 5th 1856 in Peoria, Illinois, Peoria High School is the seventeenth oldest high school in the nation and the
oldest west of the Allegheny Mountains. A school with as proud and diverse a history as Peoria High, needs a support
organization just as diverse and proud of the school's heritage.
Established in 1990, the Peoria High School Alumni Association strives to be a financially sound, well-endowed
organization with strong leadership and informed, involved and supportive members, dedicated to improving students' potential
for lifetime success.
Our mission is to maintain the tradition of Peoria High School by Providing support, recognition, and leadership to the
school, its students and its alumni.
Our goals are:
- - To meet the needs of students, members and school.
- - Be financially sound and fiscally responsible.
- - Increase and maintain Alumni Association membership, involvement and support.
- - Build an endowment which enhances our ability to satisfy our vision.
Just a few of our achievements:
- - College Scholarships to PHS Students in excess of $399,000 since 1992
- - All School Reunions and Annual Class Reunions
- - PHS Athletic Hall of Fame
- - Academic Hall of Fame- Valedictorian and Salutatorian
- - Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame
- - Auditorium Renovation
- - Archival Displays
- - 1856 Room Renovation
- - Alumni Newsletters/Membership Brochure Mailings
- - Maintain 26,000 Alumni Database
- - Part-time office staff for alumni office
- - PHS cookbook/150th Historical Booklet
- - Memorial Scholarships
- - Purchased Van for PHS Student Activities
- - Lions Pride Golf Outings
- - Gold Lion Seniors Luncheons
Achievements such as these, do not happen without the financial support of our members and donors. Your involvement is greatly
appreciated. Consider becoming a member or renewing your membership.
Are YOU still a lion?