Bingham High School

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Bingham High School
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Bingham High School
Location
South Jordan, Utah
United States
Coordinates 40°33′50″N 111°56′50″W / 40.56389°N 111.94722°W / 40.56389; -111.94722Coordinates: 40°33′50″N 111°56′50″W / 40.56389°N 111.94722°W / 40.56389; -111.94722
Information
Type Public
Established September 9, 1908
Principal Ms. Christen Richards-Khong[1]
Enrollment 2,495[2]
Color(s) Royal Blue and White
Team Name Miners
Website

Bingham High School, located in the Jordan School District, is one of the oldest schools in Utah. It celebrated its centennial on September 9, 2008. It serves 2,495 students in South Jordan.

Student Government History[edit]

The Bingham High student government had its beginning sometime in the 1910s. The first student body president on record was Dewey Miller, who led the miner student body during the 1917/1918 school year. In the 1920s student government at Bingham consisted of three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. The student body officers formed the executive branch with a president, vice president, secretary-treasurer, yell master, yearbook editor and business manager. The principal, representatives from all the classes, and two faculty members made up the legislative branch. The student body court, with a prosecuting attorney, judge, chief of police and a clerk handled the judicial duties of interpreting the school constitution and maintaining discipline. Over the years the structure of the student government would change, but the lifetime lessons in leadership would be the same.[3]

School programs[edit]

Here is a list of some of the clubs at Bingham High School:[4]

School athletics[edit]

Bingham High School has an athletics department, that includes all these sports:

  • Basketball
  • Minerette Drill Team
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Baseball

Bingham is known for its excellent athletic programs and received the Deseret News All Sports Award in 2011 for having the highest finishes in all men's and women's sports of any 5A team in the state of Utah.[5][not specific enough to verify]

Notable alumni[edit]

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