Martha Layne Collins High School
|Martha Layne Collins High School|
|801 Discovery Blvd.
Shelbyville, KY, 40065
|School district||Shelby County Public Schools|
|Principal||John R. Leeper II|
|School color(s)||Columbia Blue, Black, and White|
|Feeder schools||Shelby County West Middle School|
|Website||Martha Layne Collins High School|
Martha Layne Collins High School is located in Shelbyville, Kentucky. The official name is Martha Layne Collins Hill High School. One of two high schools in the Shelby County Public Schools school district, it opened in August 2010. Ralph Anthony Hatchell has been selected as the first principal.
It is unusual among U.S. high schools in being a 5-year school, housing grades 8 to 12. Most high schools in Kentucky (and nationwide) house grades 9 to 12. Grades 8 and 9 occupy the second floor, with grades 10 through 12 on the first floor. The facilities are located on a 110-acre (44.5 ha) property.
Martha Layne Collins High School is a member of the KHSAA and participates in many sports such as baseball, boys and girls basketball, boys and girls cross country, football, boys and girls golf, boys and girls soccer, fast pitch softball, swimming, boys and girls tennis, boys and girls track, volleyball, and cheerleading. They are nicknamed the Titans and Lady Titans. The school colors are Columbia Blue, Black, and White.
Class 4A State Champions: 2013
Fast Pitch Softball
- Steve Doyle (July 9, 2009). "Shelby native Hatchell to head Collins HS". Sentinel News (Shelby County, KY). Retrieved March 3, 2010.
- Scott McDaniel (October 20, 2009). "Collins principal discusses new school". Shelbyville, KY: Sentinel News. Retrieved March 3, 2010.
- Josh Moore (July 27, 2009). "Collins glad to have 'home' school". Shelbyville, KY: Sentinel News. Retrieved March 3, 2010.
- "Collins captures first 4A state title". WDRB. WDRB. Retrieved 8 December 2013.