George Whittell High School

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George Whittell High School
Location
240 Warrior Way
Zephyr Cove, Nevada 89448

United States
Coordinates 39°0′49″N 119°56′33″W / 39.01361°N 119.94250°W / 39.01361; -119.94250Coordinates: 39°0′49″N 119°56′33″W / 39.01361°N 119.94250°W / 39.01361; -119.94250
Information
Type Public
School district Douglas County School District
Principal Crespin Esquivel.
Grades 7-12
Enrollment 267 (2008-09)
Color(s) Red and gold
         
Athletics conference Northern Nevada Division IV
Mascot Warriors
Website

George Whittell High School is located in Zephyr Cove, Nevada, near the South Shore of Lake Tahoe. As of 2008, the school now houses grade 7 through 12. The school is named after late millionaire George Whittell, Jr. who purchased the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe for his mansion, the Thunderbird Lodge and donated land to the University of Nevada, Reno and the CDP of Zephyr Cove.

Athletics[edit]

The athletics program at Whittell is known as the Warriors and competes in Northern Nevada Division IV. The school's main athletics rival is Virginia City High School. The school is known for its boys basketball team who have won 2 state championships in 4 years.

Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association State Championships[edit]

  • Baseball - 1979, 2001, 2010,
  • Cross Country (Boys) - 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 2005
  • Volleyball (Girls) - 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Golf (Boys) - 2001, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
  • Basketball (Boys) - 2014
  • Soccer (Girls) - 2014, 2015
  • Notable Alumni-

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