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Remember The Titans Perhaps most widely known for its 1971 championship football team depicted in the popular film “Remember the Titans”, T.C. Williams High School enjoys a world-class reputation as one of the most respected, comprehensive and diverse high schools in the country.

TCW Titans Football Team - Captains Ethan Stine, Jamal Ford, Coach Dennis Randolph, Carlos Canales, and Quntas McCorkle (images courtesy: Kerry Donley)


.C. captivates students with such highlights as the contemporary, colorful food court-like dining area, classrooms decked out with high-tech equipment and special lighting designed to facilitate learning, expanded visual and performing arts facilities, and a huge gymnasium that accommodates 2,800 enthusiastic Titan fans. The only public high school in Alexandria boasts a unique student body, cutting edge technology, an extensive academic curriculum, champion scholar athletes and an award-winning, environmentally friendly new building. The October 2007 Grand Opening Community Celebration unveiled the $90 million ‘New T.C. Williams’, a beautiful structure designed by Moseley Architects and built by the Hensel Phelps Construction Company. Hundreds of Alexandrians of all ages have toured the state-of-the-art, “Green” building, from tiny “future Titans” to long-time residents whose grandchildren now attend the school. The “New T.C.” received a


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Green Innovation Award for Best Institutional Project from the Virginia Sustainable Building Network, as well as The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED “Green Building Rating System”. Its environmentally sound features include a rooftop garden to provide storm water management, a 450,000-gallon underground cistern to collect and store rainwater for use in restrooms’ flushing, and a permanent measurement and verification system to track water and energy usage at the facility. Natural light fills the halls and classrooms of the widely acclaimed building, named Project of the Year in the Education category of MidAtlantic Construction ‘BEST OF 2007 Awards’ and recipient of a 2008 Honor Award for distinguished contribution to community appearance from the Community Appearance Alliance of Northern Virginia. Titan athletics continue to play an important role at the school, which offers 18 interscholastic sports in which approximately 25 percent of the student body

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