East Gaston High School

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East Gaston High School
1744 Lane Road
Mount Holly, NC 28120

Coordinates 35°18′54″N 81°04′32″W / 35.31500°N 81.07556°W / 35.31500; -81.07556
Established 1972
School district Gaston County Schools
Category Public School
Principal Cristi Bostic
Enrollment 1,560
Color(s) Cardinal, navy, white
Song East Gaston Alma Mater
Athletics Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Marching Band, Softball, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Athletics conference Mega 7 4A
Team name Warrior
Rivals South Point High School (North Carolina)

East Gaston High School (also referred to as East Gaston or EGHS) is a public high school that is part of the Gaston County Schools district and is located in Mount Holly, North Carolina. The school was established in 1972 when high schools in the neighboring communities of Mount Holly and Stanley were consolidated. East Gaston contains the largest student body in the district with over 1,600 students. It is home of the 2010 District Principal (Marty Starnes), School Social Worker (Angela Ferguson), and School Counselor (Cindy Cloninger) of the Year.

Dr. Cristi Bostic serves as principal of East Gaston, and she has held that position since the retirement of Marty Starnes following the 2010-2011 school year. Assistant principals include:

  • Chelsea Barnes (Freshman Warrior Success Academy)
  • Laura Paulk (Global Leadership Academy)

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Beginning in 2009, East Gaston High School was moved from the Big South conference to the Mega 7 conference with the following schools.

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