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Coronado High School

Coronado High School, located at 3307 Vicksburg Ave., opened in 1965.

It is named for Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, the Spanish explorer who, guided by an Indian known as “The Turk,” traversed the Llano Estacado in search of the fabled “city” of Gran Quivira in 1541.

The expedition wandered for many days through western Texas, possibly passing the vicinity of Lubbock.

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