Oconee County High School

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Oconee County High School
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Address
2721 Hog Mountain Road
Watkinsville, Georgia 30677
United States
Coordinates 33°51′41″N 83°27′22″W / 33.86139°N 83.45611°W / 33.86139; -83.45611Coordinates: 33°51′41″N 83°27′22″W / 33.86139°N 83.45611°W / 33.86139; -83.45611
Information
Type Public
Principal Ben Wiggins
Grades 9–12
Color(s) Royal blue and white
        
Nickname Warriors
Website

Oconee County High School is a public secondary school in Watkinsville, Georgia, United States. It is a public high school that hosts grades 9–12. Its mascot is the Warrior, and its colors are blue and white.

The school was ranked number 499 out of 500 in Newsweek's 2014 rankings [1] and is consistently named one of the top public high schools in the state[2] with regard to Scholastic Aptitude Test scores.[citation needed] It traditionally has more graduates accepted for enrollment at the University of Georgia, located in nearby Athens, than any other high school in Georgia.[citation needed]

OCHS offers football, wrestling, soccer, swimming and diving, volleyball, baseball, tennis, track, and cross country. It also has a variety of fine arts programs, including a chorus, show choir, band, and drama program that produces musicals and one-act plays each year.

Awards[edit]

  • 1998: GHSA State Cross Country Champions
  • 1999: GHSA Football State Champions
  • 1999: GHSA State Boys' Tennis Champions
  • 2001: GHSA State Cross Country Champions
  • 2006: GHSA State Girls' Tennis Champions
  • 2007: Georgia School of Excellence
  • 2007: GHSA Softball State Champions
  • 2011: GHSA Softball State Champions

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "America's Top High Schools 2014." Newsweek. Newsweek LLC, n.d. Web. 10 Nov. 2014. <http://www.newsweek.com/high-schools/americas-top-schools-2014>.
  2. ^ “America's Best High Schools.” Newsweek Online. 19 June 2011. http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/features/2011/americas-best-high-schools.html.
  3. ^ "Frazier drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates". Oconee Enterprise. Retrieved January 31, 2016. 

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