East Davidson High School

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East Davidson High School
Thomasville, North Carolina
United States
Type Public secondary
Oversight Davidson County Schools
Principal Kemp Smith
Grades 9–12
Enrollment Over 1,000
Campus Rural
Color(s)      Black,      gold,      white
Athletics conference 2-AA; Central Carolina Conference
Nickname Golden Eagles

East Davidson High School is a public high school in Thomasville, North Carolina.

The students of East Davidson are the Golden Eagles. The colors for East Davidson are gold, black, and white. East Davidson is located in Davidson County, North Carolina. The high school is headed by principal Kemp Smith and assistant principals Talitha Lowman and Maria McGhee. A notable phrase that is said at the end of every school day is, "Stay Classy." It's now a staple of end of the day announcements.


State championships[edit]

Year Sport
2008 Girls basketball
2003 Boys cross country
1999 Baseball
1999 Golf
1997 Golf
1995 Wrestling
1993 Wrestling
1987 Girls cross country
1984 Softball


The East Davidson Marching Band is directed by David Deese. Since his rise to leadership (under the guidance of Ed Kiefer), the EDHS Marching Band has been successful. The EDHS band has taken home superior ratings and other prestigious awards.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Chad Barefoot, North Carolina senator representing the 18th District

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°51′02″N 80°06′04″W / 35.8506925°N 80.1011556°W / 35.8506925; -80.1011556