Genoa Area High School
|Genoa Area High School|
|2980 North Genoa-Clay Center Road
Genoa, Ohio 43430
|Motto||"Our Mission is to educate world-class kids by providing the opportunity for each student to become academically prepared, self-reliant, thoughtful of others, and successful in life."|
|School district||Genoa Area Local Schools|
|Color(s)||Maroon and Gray|
|Athletics conference||Northern Buckeye Conference|
Genoa Area High School is a public high school in Genoa, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Genoa Area Local School District. The nickname for the athletic teams is the Comets. Other towns included in the district are Curtice, Clay Center, Martin, and Williston.
Genoa was a charter member of the Suburban Lakes League (1972) after being a charter member of the Northern Lakes League in 1956 and a charter member of the Sandusky Bay Conference in 1948. When the SLL folded in 2011, it became a charter member of the Northern Buckeye Conference.
There is one K-5 elementary school in the Genoa Area School District, Genoa Area Local Elementary School. This school was opened in the 2011-2012 school year replacing former elementary schools Brunner Elementary and Allen Elementary. Allen was closed and razed following the 2010-2011 school year while Brunner was closed and sold off. There is one middle school, named after former football coach, principal, and board president, John C. Roberts. All three schools, Genoa Area Local Elementary School, John C. Roberts Middle School, and Genoa Area High School are conveniently located within close proximity of each other on one educational campus.
- Brad Szypka: Genoa alumni that threw shot put/discus at University of Kentucky (2011-2015. He was a two-time Division I All-American and was the Southeastern Conference indoor shot put champion in 2014. Turned Pro in 2015.
- Chris Bassitt
- Joe Mahr
- Bill Nolte
- Rolia Whitinger
Chrissy Mominee: a graduate of the 2012 class, Ms. Mominee went on to pursue a Marine Biology degree from The University of North Carolina at Wilmington. After graduating in the class of 2016, Chrissy became the youngest Marine Biologist to receive the Foundation of Shark Tales award.
- Monroe, Mark (June 23, 2011). "Genoa grad Bassitt poised for pro debut". Toledo Blade. Retrieved January 23, 2014.
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