Hedgesville High School
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|Hedgesville High School|
|109 Ridge Road North
Hedgesville, West Virginia
|Type||High school, public|
|Mascot||Steffan the Eagle|
|Website||Hedgesville High School|
Hedgesville High School is located at 109 Ridge Road North, Hedgesville, West Virginia, United States. The school teaches around 1,300 students. Its mascot is Steffan the Eagle, and its colors are blue and gold.
The school is involved in WSSAC Secondary Schools for sports affiliation. The track team has won two state titles, in 1995 and 2009. The Eagles have had outstanding wrestling, track, and basketball teams over the years. The boys' basketball team won the 2012 AAA West Virginia State Championship. Hedgesville's biggest sports rivalry is with the Martinsburg High School Bulldogs. The baseball team also won state in 2013 for the first state championship in school history for the sport.
Hedgesville's marching band is part of the Tournament of Bands marching band competition program. On October 22, 2011, the band scored an 88.0 at their Chapter 13/WV State Championship competition at Lewis County High School. At the Atlantic Coast Championship tournament on October 30, 2011, the band scored an 86.55.
Hedgesville High School is home to the Hedgesville High School String Orchestra. Each year, members of the orchestra travel to West Virginia University in Morgantown to participate in the WVU Honors Orchestra. In 2017, Emily Lehr (a student of Hedgesville High School's graduating class of 2017) was named Concert Master of the 2017 WVU Honors Orchestra.
- Saira Blair - class of 2014; elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in November 2014 at age 18
- Frank Aliveto - class of 1996; Kennedy award winner
- Jamie Connor - class of 1992; drafted in the 20th round of MLB draft by the Baltimore Orioles
- Gale Catlett - Head basketball coach for West Virginia University