East Gaston High School

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
East Gaston High School
1744 Lane Road
Mount Holly, NC 28120
Coordinates 35°18′54″N 81°04′32″W / 35.31500°N 81.07556°W / 35.31500; -81.07556
Established 1972
School district Gaston County Schools
Category Public School
Principal Cristi Bostic
Staff 67[1]
Enrollment 974[2]
Color(s) Cardinal, and Navy
Song East Gaston Alma Mater
Athletics Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Marching band, Softball, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Athletics conference Big South 3A
Team name Warrior
Rivals South Point

East Gaston High School (also referred to as East Gaston or EGHS) is a public high school that is part of the Gaston County Schools district and is located in Mt. Holly, NC. Its attendance range covers northeastern Gaston County and includes western portions of Mount Holly, the town of Stanley and the communities of Mountain Island, Alexis, Lucia, and the surrounding rural area. The school was established in 1972 when high schools in the neighboring communities of Mount Holly and Stanley were consolidated. It is home of the 2010 District Principal (Marty Starnes), School Social Worker (Angela Ferguson), and School Counselor (Cindy Cloninger) of the Year.

Dr. Cristi Bostic serves as principal of East Gaston, and she has held that position since the retirement of Marty Starnes following the 2010-2011 school year. Assistant principals are Lucinda Huffstetler, Tyson Jeffus, and Tosh Zaleski. Tom Adams serves as athletics director.[1] Feeder Middle Schools are Stanley and Mt. Holly.[3]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

The East Gaston athletic teams compete in the Big South 2A/3A Conference, which includes the following teams:


  1. ^ a b "Staff Directory". Gaston County Schools. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2017 to 2021 NCHSAA Realignment Classification" (PDF). North Carolina High School Athletics Association. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Handbook". Gaston County Schools. Retrieved February 16, 2016. 

External links[edit]