Harrison High School (Georgia)
|Harrison High School|
4500 Due West Road
|School district||Cobb County School District|
|Color(s)||Kelly green, white, and navy blue |
|Rival||Allatoona High School Kennesaw Mountain High School|
|Website||Carl Harrison High School|
Carl Harrison High School is a grades 9-12 public high school in Kennesaw, Georgia, United States. The school has scored above the state average on the Georgia High School Graduation Test since it was built in 1991. It has also achieved an AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) National Certification, in which schools are evaluated annually on rigorous national standards.
The 2007 men's varsity team won the 5A state championship with a 1-0 victory over Chattahoochee High School. The team finished ranked #11 nationally.
The girls' golf team at Harrison also won the state championship in 2000.
- Jon Abbate - former NFL player for the Houston Texans, Washington Redskins, and New Orleans Saints
- Darvin Adams - former wide receiver for Auburn University and the Carolina Panthers
- Joe Bendik - goalkeeper for MLS club Philadelphia Union
- Bradford Cox - musician, founder of Deerhunter and Atlas Sound
- Adam Everett - former professional baseball player for the Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians
- Justin Fields - football player for the Ohio State Buckeyes
- Paul Oliver - former NFL player for the San Diego Chargers
- Corey Patterson - former professional baseball player, third overall pick in the 1998 MLB Draft
- Eric Patterson - former professional baseball player
- Lockett Pundt - musician, guitarist for Deerhunter, founder of Lotus Plaza
- Brian Rogers - former professional baseball player for the Pittsburgh Pirates
- Ollie Schniederjans - professional golfer on the PGA Tour
- Rich Shertenlieb - radio personality
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