Terry Sanford High School
|Terry Sanford High School|
|2301 Fort Brag Rd
North Carolina, United States
|School type||Public high school|
|School district||Cumberland County Schools|
|Vice principal||Bridget Fleming
|Number of students||1,400|
|Hours in school day||Monday- Friday, 8:25 A.M. - 3:35 P.M|
|Information||+1 910 484-1151|
Terry Sanford High School (formerly known as Fayetteville High School) is a public high school in Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States. It is named after Terry Sanford, who was a North Carolina state senator, Governor of North Carolina and a United States Senator. It includes grades 9-12 and is a part of the Cumberland County School System and is one of the oldest schools the system. Terry Sanford operates under the traditional 10 month calendar.
Terry Sanford was recognized by US News and World Report in 2006 for receiving the Silver Medal in the annual list of America’s Best High Schools. Although Terry Sanford was in the top ten American high schools for many years, the school has had a major rise in disciplinary issues, and test scores have dropped significantly since 2007.
Terry Sanford offers honors level classes in most academic areas. The school is also home to the Global Studies program and a freshman academy.
- School of Global Studies
The Terry Sanford School of Global Studies is a choice program of three major components: Academic Excellence, Global Awareness, and Cultural Activities.
|Terry Sanford Bulldogs|
|School(s)||Terry Sanford High School|
|Conference||Mid South Conference (formerly the Two Rivers Conference)|
|Colors||Blue and White
|Website||Terry Sanford Athletics|
Terry Sanford's sports teams play under the name "Bulldogs". The school has 17 varsity teams which compete in the Mid South Conference of Cumberland County. As a former member of the Mid South Conference of Cumberland County, which included many of the schools in the current Mid Southeastern Conference, Terry Sanford's sports teams compete mostly against local schools but also play teams from around the state. Many of the school's athletic teams including the soccer and football teams compete in "Bulldog Stadium".
Men's basketball 
Terry Sanford has witnessed some major success in recent years in their men's basketball department. They have been the North Carolina State Runner-Ups for 2009 and 2010. In 2010, they posted a 31-0 record before falling in the state championship game, their final record was 31-1.
Over the years, Terry Sanford football has enjoyed varied success in football, mostly in the 1980s, with 1981 and 1985 appearances in the 4A NCHSAA championship game. However, between the years of 2001 and 2008 the football team has posted a record of 31 wins and 62 losses. In 2009, Terry Sanford posted a 10-2 record and were the first conference champions in the newly formed Mid-South Conference after defeating Jack Britt High School, 48-42 in the championship game in triple overtime. The game was dubbed an instant classic by the Fayetteville Observer. They unfortunately had to forfeit the title and the season because of a grade changing scandal involving one player. It was an unfortunate situation that also led to the dismissal of principal, Diane Antolak. At the end of the 2010 season, the Bulldogs held a record of 6-6. In 2011, the Bulldogs held a record of 2-8; and in 2012,the Bulldogs held a record of 7-5.
Men's tennis 
They are coached by Gil Bowman. Terry Sanford has produced four Men's 4A Singles state championships: David Cheatwood in 1995, Andy Orban in 2002 and 2005, and Ryan Noble in 2008. The program has also been successful in the Men's 4A Doubles division, as five duos from Terry Sanford have won the state championship since 1985. Most notably, brothers Eric and Ryan Noble in 2006. After the departure of Ryan Noble in 2009, they went through a rebuilding period the following season. That season culminated with Terry Sanford winning the first conference championship of the newly formed Mid-South Conference.
Women's tennis 
Terry Sanford has had only one champion, Blair Sutton, in the Women's 4A Singles state championship. Sutton won the title in 1990, 1991 and 1993. In the doubles division, Terry Sanford has produced two sets of champions coming in the years of 1993 and 1996. The women's tennis program at Terry Sanford has not only been successful in producing state champions in the singles and doubles divisions, but also the 4A NCHSAA Women's Dual Team Championships, winning all four of the programs titles in consecutive years from 1991-1994.
Notable alumni 
- Dwayne Allen, 2012 NFL Draft #1 TE Prospect, Clemson TE #83 (2008-2011), 2011 John Mackey Award Winner, Terry Sanford TE (2004-2008)
- Miguel Chavis, TE Pittsburgh Steelers #65
- Jermaine Cole, American rapper and producer. He is also the first artist to be signed to Jay-Z's label Roc Nation
- Raymond Floyd, professional golfer, winner of 4 majors attended Fayetteville High in late 50's and early 60's.
- Chris Hondros (March 14, 1970 – April 20, 2011) was a Pulitzer Prize-nominated war photographer.
- Shea Ralph, current University of Connecticut women's basketball assistant coach. Ralph was the National High School Player of the Year while at Terry Sanford High School in 1996
- Jerry Richardson, owner of the Carolina Panthers and former member of the Baltimore Colts. Richardson attended Fayetteville High school in the 1950s
- Holden Thorp, current Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, having assumed his duties on July 1, 2008.
- Candice Woodcock, contestant on Survivor: Cook Islands and Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. Woodcock was also president of her class at Terry Sanford.
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