Lakeside High School (Evans, Georgia)

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Lakeside High School
Lakeside High School Logo 2013.jpg
Address
533 Blue Ridge Drive
Evans, Georgia 30809
United States
Coordinates 33°32′16″N 82°06′03″W / 33.537780°N 82.100930°W / 33.537780; -82.100930
Information
School type Public, high school
Motto A Tradition of Excellence!
Opened 1988
School district Columbia County School System
Superintendent Dr. Sandra Carraway
Principal Steven B. Cummings
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1672
Color(s)     Maroon
    Silver
    Black
Song LHS Alma Mater
Athletics conference 2-AAAAA
Mascot Panther
Team name Panthers
Rival Evans High School
Greenbrier High School
Average SAT scores 1637
Publication The Lakeside Review
Yearbook Panthera
Feeder schools Lakeside Middle
Riverside Middle
Stallings Island Middle[1]
Website

Lakeside High School is a public high school located in Evans, Georgia, United States, in Columbia County.

History[edit]

Construction was completed in 1988, and the first classes at the school started session that fall. The first students to graduate from Lakeside were mainly transfers from nearby Evans High School.

Lakeside's football stadium, Panther Stadium, was added to the campus in 1995, adjacent to Lakeside Middle School.

Columbia County is one of Georgia's fastest-growing counties. Lakeside reached 2,500 enrolled students only five years after its construction. These students came from Riverside Middle School and Lakeside Middle School.

The school offered 27 AP classes as of 2007.

In 2011 it was named an AP merit school.

Lakeside High won the Georgia School of Excellence award in 1993, 1995, and 2005. It consistently ranks among the top 10% of high schools in the country.[citation needed]

Athletics[edit]

  • Baseball
  • Basketball (boys' and girls', varsity and JV)
  • Cheerleading (varsity and JV for both football and basketball)
  • Cross country
  • Football (varsity and JV)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse (boys' and girls')
  • Marching band
  • Raiders
  • Softball (varsity and JV)
  • Soccer (boys' and girls', varsity and JV)
  • Swimming and diving (boys' and girls')
  • Track
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball (varsity and JV)
  • Wrestling

Lakeside once fell under the AAAA category for Georgia state competitions. Starting with the 2012–2013 school year, it is in the AAAAA category for Georgia state competitions.

Their main rivals are the Evans High School Knights.

Notable alumni[edit]

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