Lynn Vocational and Technical Institute

The Lynn Vocational Technical Institute (a.k.a. LVTI, Lynn Tech), is a vocational and technical high school located in Lynn, Massachusetts, and is part of the Lynn Public Schools district. LVTI offers a wide variety of trades, referred to as shops, and academic classes. Currently, Carissa Karakaedos holds the position of the school's principal; Emily Spinucci and Fred Gallo share the vice principal position.

Lynn Vocational Technical Institute
80 Neptune Blvd

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School districtLynn Public Schools
Number of students969 (2016-17)[1]
Athletics conferenceCommonwealth Athletic Conference
Lynn Vocational and Technical Institute, Lynn MA
Lynn Vocational and Technical Institute


In 1948, Lynn’s newly designated third secondary school, at the time referred to as the Lynn Vocational High School, held its first graduation ceremony, at which a class of 70 seniors were awarded diplomas by Mayor Stuart A. Tarr. Ralph W. Babb was the school's first principal, and he would remain principal until his retirement in 1950.

Michael C. O'Donnell would then hold the principal/director spot until 1971, when he retired as well.

In 1953, during that year's graduation ceremony, it was announced that the school would rename itself to "Lynn Trade High". This rename would be effective immediately upon its announcement, and the 37-member graduating class of '53 would be its first under the new name.

In 1971, Lynn Trade High relocated to 80 Neptune Boulevard, hired James A. Pelley as its new principal, and renamed itself once again, this time to its current name.

The first two graduation commencement exercises, 1948/49, were held in the Classical High School auditorium; in 1950 they were held at the E. J. Harrington School’s auditorium until 1971; the first graduation program at the new Lynn Vocational Technical Institute was conducted in 1972 when diplomas were presented to 104 graduates in the school cafetorium.[2]


  1. ^ "Lynn Vocational Technical Institute". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
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Coordinates: 42°27′35.19″N 70°57′20.70″W / 42.4597750°N 70.9557500°W

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