Lakeside High School (Evans, Georgia)

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Lakeside High School
Lakeside High School Logo 2013.jpg
533 Blue Ridge Drive
Evans, Georgia, Columbia County, 30809
United States
Coordinates 33°32′16″N 82°06′03″W / 33.537780°N 82.100930°W / 33.537780; -82.100930Coordinates: 33°32′16″N 82°06′03″W / 33.537780°N 82.100930°W / 33.537780; -82.100930
School type Public, High School
Motto A Tradition of Excellence!
Opened 1988
School district Columbia County School System
Superintendent Dr. Sandra Carraway
Principal Steve Rhodes
Assistant principals Tim Reeve
Tom Riddick
Melanie Sprouse
Dorcas Powell
Grades 9-12
Color(s)     Maroon
Song LHS Alma Mater
Athletics conference 2-AAAA
Mascot Panther
Team name Panthers
Rival Evans High School
Greenbrier High School
Average SAT scores 1637
Yearbook Panthera
Feeder schools Lakeside Middle
Stallings Island Middle[1]

Lakeside High School is a public high school located in Evans, Georgia.


Construction on the school was completed in 1988, and the first classes at the school started session in the fall of that same year. The first students to attend and graduate from Lakeside were mainly transfers from nearby Evans High School. Lakeside's football stadium, Panther Stadium, was later added to the campus adjacent to Lakeside Middle School in 1995.

Lakeside High is located in Columbia County, one of the fastest-growing counties in Georgia. It reached 2,500 enrolled students only five years after its construction. It made up of students from Stallings Island Middle School and Lakeside Middle School. There are 27 offered AP classes as of 2007. In 2011 it was named an AP merit school. Lakeside High won the Georgia School of Excellence award in 1993, 1995, and 2005. It consistently ranks among the top 10% of high schools in the country.[citation needed]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Lakeside High School offers a host of extra curricular activities for its students to participate in. Some of the clubs include:

Fine Arts Clubs

  • Show Choir
  • The Panther Pride Marching Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Drama Club

Service Clubs

Political Clubs

Language Clubs

  • French Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Latin Club

Honors Societies

  • National Honors Society
  • Mu Alpha Theta
  • Beta Club
  • Spanish Honor Society
  • Tri-M
  • Honor Council
  • National Art Honor Society
  • National Technical Honor Society


Notable alumni[edit]


  • Baseball
  • Basketball(Boys and Girls, Varsity and JV)
  • Cheerleading(Varsity and JV for both football and basketball)
  • Cross Country
  • Football(varsity and JV)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse(Boys and Girls)
  • Marching band
  • Raiders
  • Softball(Varsity and JV)
  • Soccer(Boys and Girls,Varsity and JV)
  • Swimming and Diving (Boys and Girls)
  • Track
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball(Varsity and JV)
  • Wrestling

Lakeside falls under the AAAA category for Georgia State competitions. Their main rivals are the Evans High School Knights. Starting with the 2012–2013 school year, Lakeside HS will be in the AAAAA category for Georgia State competitions.


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