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 Mr. 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 - : Shelly Bell
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.
- 1986 Class 3A State Champs in Football.
- 1987 Class 4A State Champs in Football.
- 2001 Class 4A State Champs in Baseball.
- 2012 Class 5A State Champs in Football.
Clubs and organizations
- 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
- Butch Benton, Former MLB player
- Mackey Sasser, Former MLB player
- John Wasdin, Former MLB player
- Charles Wilson, Former NFL player
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