History & Legacy

The 1950s

Bosco Tech in the 1950s

1950s

  • 1952-1954 –Initial planning process for Don Bosco Technical High School
  • March 25, 1955 –Groundbreaking for the first eight building on campus
  • September 12, 1955 –Opening day of school in the five original technical shops.
  • May 19, 1956–Official dedication of the school by Cardinal McIntrye
  • September 1957 –Opening of the Electronics Department
  • 1958–Construction of Tech Hall and the school chapel
  • June 9, 1959—First high school graduation