Amos P. Godby High School

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Amos P. Godby High School
Godby High School.JPG
Address
1717 West Tharpe Street
Tallahassee, Florida, 32303-4441
United States
Coordinates 30°27′39″N 84°18′59″W / 30.46080°N 84.31645°W / 30.46080; -84.31645Coordinates: 30°27′39″N 84°18′59″W / 30.46080°N 84.31645°W / 30.46080; -84.31645
Information
Type Public coeducational secondary
Established 1966
Principal Shelly Bell
Grades 9 – 12
Enrollment 1,313
Color(s)

Blue, White and Silver

              
Nickname Cougars
Rivals Rickards Raiders,
Leon Lions
Website

Amos P. Godby High School is a public high school in Tallahassee, Florida, named for Mr. Amos P. Godby, who served as a teacher, coach, Leon County Superintendent, and President and Secretary of the Florida Superintendents Association.[1]

History[edit]

Amos P. Godby High School opened in 1966 at 1717 West Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, Florida, 32303.

Its first senior class graduated in 1970.

  • Principals
    • 1966 - 1968: O. D. Roberts
    • 1968 - 1970: Stan Hilaman
    • 1970 - 1973: Paul Coley
    • 1973 - 1977: John E. Lawrence
    • 1977 - 1989: William J. Montford
    • 1989 - 1999: Merry (McDaris) Ortega
    • 1999 - 2001: Ben Koenig
    • 2001 - 2006: Randy Pridgeon
    • 2007 - 2011: Jean Ferguson
    • 2011 - 2012: Gillian Gregory
    • 2012 -         : Shelly Bell

Athletics[edit]

Godby High School's mascot is the Cougar, and their colors are royal blue and white.

Sports offerings at the school include: Fall Sports; (Cross Country, Football, Boys Golf, Girls Golf, and Volleyball), Winter Sports; (Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Wrestling, Girls' Weightlifting, Spring Sports; (Baseball, Flag Football, Softball, Tennis), Boys (Current State Champ) and Girls Track, and Weightlifting.

  • 1976 Class 4A State Champs in Football.[2]
  • 1986 Class 3A State Champs in Football.[2]
  • 1987 Class 4A State Champs in Football.[2]
  • 2001 Class 4A State Champs in Baseball.[3]
  • 2012 Class 5A State Champs in Football.[2]

Clubs and organizations[edit]

  • Chess Club
  • Future Business Leaders of America
  • Future Educators of America
  • Junior Board
  • Key Club
  • National Art Honor Society
  • National Honor Society
  • Senior Board
  • Spanish National Honor Society
  • Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
  • Students Working Against Tobacco (S.W.A.T.)
  • Student Government Association
  • National Vocational-Technical Honor Society (NTHS)
  • Marching Cougar Band
  • Symphonic and Concert Bands
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Cougarettes (flags, majorettes, & rifles)
  • Royal Blue Marching Percussion Section
  • Robotics Club
  • Student Environmental Awareness Club (S. E. A. Club)
  • Academy of Finance
  • Drama Club
  • Brain Bowl
  • Air Force Junior ROTC
  • Science Fair
  • Bible Study Club
  • Anime Club
  • Art Club

Notable Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ D:\Data\Temp\2Principals.htm
  2. ^ a b c d "FOOTBALL 2013-14 CHAMPIONSHIP RECORDS" (PDF). FHSAA.org. FHSAA. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "BASEBALL 2014-15 CHAMPIONSHIP RECORDS" (PDF). FHSAA.org. FHSAA. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 

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