Collins Hill High School

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Collins Hill High School
CHHS
Collins Hill High School Crest.jpgCHHS Eagle.PNG
Crest - Eagle (made by Coach Brad Hayes)
"You can't hide that Eagle pride!"
Address
50 Taylor Road
Gwinnett County, near Suwanee, Georgia 30024
United States
Coordinates 34°00′59″N 84°01′14″W / 34.016478°N 84.020523°W / 34.016478; -84.020523Coordinates: 34°00′59″N 84°01′14″W / 34.016478°N 84.020523°W / 34.016478; -84.020523
Information
Type College preparatory, Technical
Established 1994
Founder Coley Krug (original principal)
School district Gwinnett County Public Schools
Principal Kerensa Wing
Faculty 317
Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
Number of students 3,054
Hours in school day 07:10 AM - 02:11 PM
Campus 70 acres (280,000 m2)
Color(s) Green, Silver and White with Black as an unofficial accent ‹See Tfm›    ‹See Tfm›    ‹See Tfm›    ‹See Tfm›    
Mascot Eagle
Buildings 4: 1.000; 2.000; 3.000; Field House (4.000)
Trailers 44
Special Rooms 28 offices, 1 theater, 2 gymnasiums, 1 large 8000-seat stadium, 3 athletic playing fields, and 2 practice fields
Website
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The Collins Hill property

Collins Hill High School is a high school in Gwinnett County, near Suwanee, Georgia. The school is operated by Gwinnett County Public Schools. The only school which feeds into it is Creekland Middle School.

Collins Hill was the biggest high school in Georgia when it first opened in 1994, and has added 20 acres (81,000 m2) since it first opened. Its student population has grown from its original 1377 students to a high of about 4,200, the current count being 3,730.

Collins Hill's principal academic and athletic rival is nearby Peachtree Ridge High School. Its mascot is the "Screamin' Eagle," and the school colors are green, silver, white, and unofficially black.[1]

Awards[edit]

The Georgia Athletic Directors Association and Regions Bank has awarded Collins Hill High School the 2009-2010 Class 5A Regions Bank Directors Cups combined overall award.[citation needed]

Athletics[edit]

Collins Hill currently competes in Region 7-AAAAAA.[2][3]

Since 1994, the Collins Hill Athletic Program has produced numerous state championships and numerous division 1 college athletes.[citation needed]

In 2005-06, The girls’ softball team, boys' and girls’ track and cross country, and girls' basketball team were state AAAAA champions, and the school was awarded the Director's Cup for having the top AAAAA sports program in the state of Georgia.

In 2006-07, Maya Moore led Collins Hill to a girls’ state basketball championship; the team was ranked number one in USA Today‍ '​s Super 25 basketball rankings at the end of the season.[4]

In 2008, the girls' cross country and wrestling teams both won state championships. These titles along with many top 10 finishes by the other CHHS sports helped land the athletic program a number 9 ranking by Sports Illustrated in their annual national ranking of high school athletics.[citation needed]

The softball team, coached by Billy Dooley, won back-to-back state championships in 2009 and 2010.

The Collins Hill boys' soccer team were back-to-back state champions in 2009 and 2010.[5]

In 2010, the baseball team won the Region 7-AAAAA Championship finishing 20-6 overall and 14-4 in the region, the girls' track and field team won the Region 7-AAAAA Championship, and the boys won the State AAAAA Soccer Championship.[citation needed]

In 2010, The Collins Hill cheerleading competition squad went to State for the first time in eight years and received third place.[citation needed]

In 2012, The Collins Hill Ultimate Frisbee team won the Division 1 GA State High School Championship in a score of 8-7 versus Grady High School.

In 2013, The Collins Hill football team won the Region 7-AAAAAA Championship in a 3 way tie with North Gwinnett and Norcross High School.

In 2013, The Collins Hill softball team won a state championship; the team was ranked number one nationally at the end of the year by MaxPreps.[6]

Charity[edit]

Each year, the students volunteer over 27,000 hours toward community service activities, including the Thanksgiving Can-a-Thon, Holiday Hope, and Relay for Life.[7]

Many students participate in community service clubs such as Beta Club, and are very active in helping others. Students are offered many volunteer opportunities throughout the year via the school's Volunteer Center. Four scholarships are available to students for volunteering and getting involved.[8]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to Collins Hill High School". collinshill.com. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "GHSA Sanctioned Athletic Events". GHSA. 
  3. ^ "GHSFHA Collins Hill Yearly Record". GHSFHA. 
  4. ^ "Super 25 girls basketball rankings". USA Today. 27 March 2007. 
  5. ^ "Collins Hill Eagles Soccer". eteamz.com. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  6. ^ "Collins Hill softball ranked No. 1 nationally, Buford second". Gwinnett Prep Sports. November 14, 2013. Retrieved August 1, 2014. 
  7. ^ "History of Collins Hill High School: 1994–2006". Gwinnett County High Schools. 
  8. ^ "CHHS Volunteer Center". collinshill.com. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 

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