Georgetown High School (Texas)

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Coordinates: 30°39′42″N 97°40′00″W / 30.6618°N 97.6668°W / 30.6618; -97.6668

Georgetown High School
Address
2211 N Austin Ave.
Georgetown, Texas 78626-4504
United States
Information
School type Public high school
Motto Eagle Fight Never Dies
School district Georgetown Independent School District
Principal Wes Vanicek
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1791 (2013)
Color(s)           Blue & White
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAAA
Mascot Eagles
Yearbook Aerie
Website

Georgetown High School is a 5A public high school located in Georgetown, Texas (USA). It is part of the Georgetown Independent School District located in central Williamson County. GHS is a comprehensive high school. The school was a National Blue Ribbon Award winner in 1994-95.[1] The ninth grade center has recently been converted into East View High School. In 2011, the school was rated "Academically Acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

Athletics[edit]

The Georgetown Eagles compete in the following sports:

Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Wrestling, Powerlifting, Swimming, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Track, Softball & Baseball

State Titles[edit]

  • Girls Basketball - [3]
    • 1979(3A), 2013(4A)
  • Boys Track - [4]
    • 1917(1A)
  • One Act Play - [5]
    • 1955(1A), 1958(1A), 1965(2A)
  • State Marching Band - [6]
    • 1983(4A), 1984(4A), 1985(4A)
  • Football
    • 2012(4A)

State Finalists[edit]

  • Boys Basketball
    • 1992(4A)
  • Girls Basketball
    • 1992(4A), 2003(5A), 2011(5A)
  • Boys Soccer
    • 1992(5A)

Notable people[edit]

Alumni
Faculty

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blue Ribbon Schools Program Schools Recognized 1982-1983 Through 1999-2002" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-06-30. Retrieved 2010-04-08. 
  2. ^ "2011 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. 
  3. ^ UIL Centennial Webpage Archived March 6, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ UIL Centennial Webpage Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ UIL Centennial Webpage Archived June 1, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-01-03. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  7. ^ Lahnert, Lance (February 5, 2011). "Special reason to attend". Amarillo Globe News. Retrieved April 6, 2015. 
  8. ^ Davis, Danny (May 2, 2012). "Georgetown long on pitching as UIL playoffs open". Austin American Statesmen. Retrieved April 6, 2015. 
  9. ^ Harrington, Joe (July 29, 2014). "Corey Knebel: 'I'm excited to finally be back home'". Austin American Statesman. Retrieved April 6, 2015. 
  10. ^ Odam, Matthew (November 22, 2011). "Local teen leaves lasting impression in 'The Descendants'". Austin American Statesman. Retrieved April 6, 2015. 
  11. ^ Posival, Kevin (May 3, 2008). "Knights fall in bi-district opener". Killeen Daily Herald. Retrieved April 6, 2015. 
  12. ^ Sheinin, Dave (December 5, 2013). "Art Briles, Baylor football coach, is a rising star who loves his native Texas". Washington Post. Retrieved April 6, 2015. 

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