Amos P. Godby High School
|Amos P. Godby High School|
1717 West Tharpe Street|
Tallahassee, Florida 32303-4441
|Type||Public coeducational secondary|
|Grades||9 – 12|
Blue, White and Silver
Amos P. Godby High School is a public high school in Tallahassee, Florida, named for Amos P. Godby, who first served as a teacher and coach at Leon High School, and later became Leon County Superintendent and President and Secretary of the Florida Superintendents Association.
Amos P. Godby High School opened in 1966 at 1717 West Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, Florida, 32303.
Its first senior class graduated in 1970.
- 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 - 2017: Shelly Bell
- 2017 - Present: Desmond Cole
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' and girls' golf, and volleyball
- Winter sports: boys' and girls' basketball, boys' and girls' soccer, wrestling, and girls' weightlifting
- Spring sports: baseball, flag football, softball, tennis, boys' (current state champions) and girls' track, and weightlifting
- 1976 Class 4A State Champions in football
- 1986 Class 3A State Champions in football
- 1987 Class 4A State Champions in football
- 2001 Class 4A State Champions in baseball
- 2012 Class 5A State Champions in football
- Butch Benton, former MLB player
- Mackey Sasser, former MLB player
- John Wasdin, former MLB player
- Charles Wilson, former NFL player
- Ray Anderson, NFL Coach
- Travis Fisher, former NFL player, Nebraska Assistant Coach
- Buck Gurley, former NFL player
- John Henry Mills, former NFL player
- Jenny Worth, IFBB fitness & figure competitor
- "AMOS P. GODBY HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 25, 2017.
- D:\Data\TempPrincipals.htm Archived January 7, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- "FOOTBALL 2013-14 CHAMPIONSHIP RECORDS" (PDF). FHSAA.org. FHSAA. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
- "BASEBALL 2014-15 CHAMPIONSHIP RECORDS" (PDF). FHSAA.org. FHSAA. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
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