Hermitage High School (Virginia)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Hermitage High School
Panther logo.gif
Address
8301 Hungary Spring Road
Henrico, Virginia 23228
Coordinates 37°38′1″N 77°30′57″W / 37.63361°N 77.51583°W / 37.63361; -77.51583Coordinates: 37°38′1″N 77°30′57″W / 37.63361°N 77.51583°W / 37.63361; -77.51583
Information
School type Public High School
Founded 1952
School district Henrico County Public Schools
Superintendent Patrick Russo
Principal Andy Armstrong
Assistant Principals Diane Saunders
Cheryl Montgomery
Robert A. Turpin, III
Stacy M. Palkovics
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,061 (2008-2009)
Language English
Campus Suburban
Color(s)           Red and Blue
Athletics conference Virginia High School League
AAA Central Region
AAA Colonial District
Mascot Panthers
Rivals Deep Run High School
Mills E. Godwin High School
John Randolph Tucker High School
Glen Allen High School
Tech Center Principal LaRhonda F. Mason
Tech Center Assistant Principal Bernard S. Davis III
Website

Hermitage High is a public Henrico County high school located in Henrico, Virginia. The mascot of Hermitage High School is the Panther. Hermitage High School has athletic facilities with concrete High School Football stadiums and Rubber-turf Field Tracks.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Initially, Hermitage High School began in 1936 as the Glen Allen High School, which was located at the present-day site of the Cultural Arts Center off Mountain Road. The building that is now George H. Moody School was opened in 1951 as Hermitage High School. The current Hermitage High School was opened in 1972 and is located in the Brookland District.

Humanities Center[edit]

The Humanities Center is one of the Specialty Centers of Henrico County, focusing on the connection between literature, history, philosophy, and the arts. Students in the Humanities Center also get to practice their humanitarian skills by performing volunteer work for every year that they participate in the center. The program provides students with an opportunity to pursue a rigorous interdisciplinary academic experience in the humanities while fulfilling graduation requirements for an advanced diploma with a Specialty Center seal. Because the center is located at Hermitage High School, students can also take advantage of all the sports, clubs, and resources of a large high school.[citation needed]

Athletics and music[edit]

Hermitage is home to many athletic teams/sports including Football, Baseball, Basketball, Wrestling, Cross country, Indoor and Outdoor Track, Soccer, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Golf, Tennis, Softball, Competition Cheerleading Squad, Dance Team, and Step team. It is also home to the music programs such as Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Marching Band, and Orchestra. [1]

Athletics Championships[edit]

  • Football State Champions - 1957
  • Cross Country State Champions - 1976
  • Cross Country State Champions - 1977

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]