Lord Botetourt High School

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Lord Botetourt High School
Lord Botetourt High School Logo.jpg
Address
1435 Roanoke Road

,
24083

United States
Information
School typePublic, high school
Established1959
School districtBotetourt County Public Schools
SuperintendentJohn Busher
PrincipalAndy Dewease[1]
Grades9-12
Enrollment1,034 (2015-16)[2]
LanguageEnglish
Color(s)              
Gray, White
Athletics conferenceBlue Ridge District
Region III
NicknameCavaliers
RivalJames River High School
Northside High School
William Byrd High School
Website

Lord Botetourt High School (LBHS) is one of two high schools in Botetourt County, Virginia. It was built in 1958, in suburban Daleville, Virginia, opening the fall of 1959. It currently has 73 faculty members serving over 1,000 students grades 9-12.[3] LB, as it is commonly known, is named for Norborne Berkeley, 4th Baron Botetourt, the governor of Virginia from 1768 to 1770. LB's athletic teams are known as the "Cavaliers," and the school colors are Scarlet, Gray, White.

Athletics and extracurriculars[edit]

Lord Botetourt High School is a member of the Virginia High School League and competes in the AA Blue Ridge District, a district in Region III of Group AA. The Cavaliers have been led to a state football title in 2015 under Jamie Harless. The Cavs have captured Group AA state championships in women's basketball and men's golf and a Group II title (pre-1970 VHSL classification) in men's track, golf (2006).

LBHS Swim Team[edit]

The Lord Botetourt Swim Team has won eight District Championships from 2004 to 2012.

LBHS Wrestling[edit]

Conference 31 Championship win[edit]

The Lord Botetourt High School Wrestling Team won the 2017 Conference 31 Wrestling Championship under Head Coach Charles "Chuck" Burton and Assistant Coaches John Carlton and Randall Sell. Individual champions include Tyler Mann 120, Jake DuVall 126, Ethan Young 132, Luke Young 138, Jacob Booth 152, Logan Poff 182, and Jessie Hanson 285. Jacob Honaker 113, Jacob Brown 170, and Eric Reynolds 220 finished 2nd. Hunter Sell 145 and Hunter Fielder 195 finished 3rd.

LBHS Marching Cavaliers[edit]

The Lord Botetourt High School Marching Cavalier Band is a show and competition program consisting of members from Lord Botetourt and Read Mountain Middle School band programs. The Marching Cavaliers compete in many competitions, in and out of state, as well as performing in football games and parades.

The Marching Cavaliers are currently under the direction of band director Chris Caldwell and assistant band director Jamie Lawson. The band has received numerous awards through the years. The Marching Cavaliers highest honor to date was being receiving First Place in Class AAA at the USSBA Virginia State Championships. The Band went to Nationals in 2010 with their "Let's Stretch" performance.

Past shows include Beethoven Lives! (1996), Gino Vanelli — Colors of Jazz (1997), Adventure on the High Seas (1998), The Newsies (1999), Ego/Alter Ego (2000), Flight (2001), 13 2 50, (2002), West Side Story (2003), Riverdance (2004), Cavaliers Go West (2005), Fantasmic (2006), It Was A Very Good Year: Music of Frank Sinatra (2007), Blood, Sweat, and Tears (2008), Phobias (2009), Stretch (2010), Alla Famiglia (2011), The Four Freedoms (2012), RED! (2013), The Throne (2014), 37N79W:3001/Out of the Ashes (2015), The Heist (2016), Tune in Next Week (2017), and Weathering the Seas (2018).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lord Botetourt High School Administration" (PDF). Lord Botetourt High School. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  2. ^ "Lord Botetourt High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  3. ^ "About Lord Botetourt High School". Retrieved December 31, 2017.

Coordinates: 37°24′19.9″N 79°54′51.9″W / 37.405528°N 79.914417°W / 37.405528; -79.914417