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?

Peoria High School
Alumni Association

1615 N. North Street
Peoria, Illinois  61604
309.682.4854 tel
309.685.5803 fax


Peoria High School
Association Board of Directors
Distinguished Alumni Awards
Athletic Hall of Fame
Peoria High Alumni email database
Alumni Association Newsletter (PDF)

Research Page
Alumni Membership Flyer