York Community High School is a public secondary school in Elmhurst, Illinois, United States. Most of the students reside in Elmhurst, however the district also draws a small number of students from Addison, Bensenville, and Oak Brook. York is the only high school in the district, which as a unit school district, also includes an early childhood center, eight elementary schools, and three middle schools.
... He is a member of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFSHS) Hall of Fame ... He was also an assistant marathon coach at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, being the only high school coach to be invited a spot on the Olympic coaching staff ... taught English for 30 years at York before his retirement in 2008 ...
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