Bandys High School

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Bandys High School
Bandys High School (shield).png
Address
5040 E Bandys Cross Road

28609

United States
Coordinates35°38′39″N 81°05′07″W / 35.6441°N 81.0854°W / 35.6441; -81.0854Coordinates: 35°38′39″N 81°05′07″W / 35.6441°N 81.0854°W / 35.6441; -81.0854
Information
TypePublic
Established1953 (70 years ago) (1953)
CEEB code340610
PrincipalSteve Maynor
Faculty59
Teaching staff45.76 (FTE)[1]
Grades9–12
Enrollment822 (2019-20)[1]
Student to teacher ratio17.96[1]
Campus typeRural
Color(s)Green and old gold
  
MascotTrojan
YearbookThe Trojan
Websitebandys.catawbaschools.net

Bandys High School (/ˈbændiz/ BAN-deez) is a public, coeducational high school located in Catawba, North Carolina, United States. It is part of the Catawba County Schools district.

Athletics[edit]

Bandys is classified as a 2A school by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) and is a member of the Catawba Valley Athletic Conference. Bandys' primary rival is Maiden High School.

Achievements[edit]

Bandys fields sports teams in baseball, basketball, cheerleading, marching band, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling. The marching band represented North Carolina in the 1993 Presidential Inaugural Parade.[2]

Bandys has won the following team NCHSAA state championships:[3][4][5][6][7]

  • 2A Men's Basketball – 1982
  • 3A Women's Basketball – 1977
  • 2A Women's Basketball – 1981, 1982, 1987, 1988, 1994
  • 1A/2A Softball – 1985
  • 1A/2A Wrestling State Tournament – 2004, 2005, 2006
  • 2A Wrestling State Dual Team – 2005, 2006, 2022
  • 2A Wrestling State Tournament – 2022

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bandys High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved August 30, 2021.
  2. ^ Catawba County, NC Government. Retrieved October 1, 2022.
  3. ^ DT Wrestling State Champions. NCHSAA.
  4. ^ Individual Wrestling Tournament. NCHSAA.
  5. ^ WBB State Champions. NCHSAA.
  6. ^ MBB State Champions. NCHSAA.
  7. ^ Slow Pitch Softball Champions. NCHSAA.
  8. ^ Bandys' Jesse Little sets track record at Bristol. observernewsonline.com. Retrieved Aug 29, 2020.