Grand Blanc High School

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Grand Blanc High School
Grand Blanc High School Logo.png
Address
One Jewett Trail
Grand Blanc, Michigan, 48439
United States
Coordinates 42°55′7″N 83°37′29″W / 42.91861°N 83.62472°W / 42.91861; -83.62472Coordinates: 42°55′7″N 83°37′29″W / 42.91861°N 83.62472°W / 42.91861; -83.62472
Information
School district Grand Blanc Community Schools
Principal Jennifer Hammond
Teaching staff 128.5 (FTE)
Enrollment 2699 (2012-2013)
Student to teacher ratio 21
Color(s) Red and Black         
Fight song Onward to Victory
Athletics conference Kensington Lakes Activities Association
Nickname Bobcats
Average ACT scores 21.1
Website
[1][2]

Grand Blanc High School (GBHS) is a public high school in Grand Blanc, Michigan, a southern suburb of Flint, Michigan, in the United States. It is managed by Grand Blanc Community Schools.

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 2699 students enrolled for the 2012-2013 school year is as follows:[1]

  • Male - 51.9%
  • Female - 48.1%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.3%
  • Asian/Pacific islander - 2.8%
  • Black - 14.9%
  • Hispanic - 3.1%
  • White - 74.6%
  • Multiracial - 4.3%

Athletics[edit]

The following sports are offered at Grand Blanc:[3]

  • Baseball (boys)
  • Basketball (girls & boys)
  • Bowling (girls & boys)
  • Competitive cheer (girls)
  • Cross country (girls & boys)
    • Boys state champion - 1977, 1979[4]
  • Football (boys)
  • Golf (girls & boys)
    • Boys state champion - 2004[5]
    • Girls state champion - 1988, 1991, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007[6]
  • Ice Hockey (boys)
  • Lacrosse (girls & boys)
  • Skiing (girls & boys)
  • Soccer (girls & boys)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Swim & dive (girls & boys)
  • Tennis (girls & boys)
  • Track & field (girls & boys)
  • Volleyball (girls)
  • Wrestling (boys)

Most teams participate in the Kensington Lakes Activities Association.

The football/track stadium at Grand Blanc Community High School, Frank Thomas Field was built in 1977 and is the third-largest stadium in Genesee County, behind Atwood and Guy V. Houston Stadiums, both in Flint, Michigan. The Bobcats football and track teams previously played at Batchelor Field, still home to Bobcats soccer. The baseball team plays at Joe Pitock Field. In 2006, Tartoni Athletic Center opened as home to the Bobcats basketball teams.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Grand Blanc Community High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Educational Outcomes". Detroit Free Press. 7 July 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "MHSAA > Schools". mhsaa.com. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Boys Cross Country Team Champions 1978-2014". www.mhsaa.com. MHSAA. Retrieved 26 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Boys Golf Team Champions 1925-2013". www.mhsaa.com. MHSAA. Retrieved 26 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Girls Golf Team Champions 1973-2014". www.mhsaa.com. MHSAA. Retrieved 26 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Grand Blanc-bred actor goes to "College"". MLive.com. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "Geena Gall's Olympic run brought pride, excitement to hometown of Grand Blanc". MLive.com. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "Young Grand Blanc Township actor Evan Peters finds full-time acting work". mlive.com. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  10. ^ "4 o'clock fodder: Mark Ingram's hometown wants to permanently honor Alabama RB". AL.com. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 

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