Parkland Magnet High School

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Parkland Magnet High School
Address
1600 Brewer Road
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27127
Information
School type Public Secondary
Founded

1966 as Parkland High School

2006 as Parkland Magnet High School
School district Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools
Superintendent Dr. Beverly Emery
Principal Spencer Hardy
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,346 (as of 2012-13)
Language English
Color(s) Red, White, & Blue
Mascot Mustang
Newspaper The Hitching Post
Yearbook The Spectatus
Website

Parkland Magnet High School is a high school in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that offers an International Baccalaureate program and describes itself as a "Center for the Cultural Arts".

The school's campus is located on the south side of Winston-Salem, and is easily accessible from Interstate 40, US Highway 52, and Peters Creek Parkway.

The campus includes a main building, several multi-classroom pod trailers, a practice football field, competition track, baseball and softball fields. The main building houses the school's administrative offices, cafeteria, two gymnasiums, and auditorium as well as 80 classrooms. The football & lacrosse teams plays their home games at Deaton-Thompson stadium located off West Clemmonsville Road which is located approximately 1.4 miles from the school's campus. The soccer teams play their home games at the W-S/FC Soccer Complex on Bolton street, which is approximately 3.2 miles from Parkland's campus.

The schools ADM for the 2012-13 school year is 1,346 students.

Academics[edit]

Parkland Magnet High School is an accredited International Baccalaureate World School. The IB Diploma Program itself takes place during the 11th and 12th grades, however the foundation necessary for success in the program is laid in 9th and 10th grade courses. The rigorous course of study provides a liberal arts curriculum from a global perspective, university-level work, and required examinations that are developed and marked on an international standard.

In addition to the International Baccalaureate program, Parkland also offers a conventional course load for its students.

Athletics[edit]

Parkland Magnet High School competes in a total of 23 men's and women's sports in the Piedmont Triad Conference at the NCHSAA's 4A level, prior to this realignment period which started in the fall of 2010, the school spent the previous 16 years at the 3A level.

Listed below are the school's state championship teams:[1]

  • 4A State Dual Team Wrestling Champions- 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • 4A State Wrestling Tournament Champions- 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014
  • 4A State Women's Indoor Track & Field Champions- 2014
  • 4A State Women's Outdoor Track & Field Champions- 2014
  • 3A State Dual Team Wrestling Champions- 1995, 1996, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • 3A State Wrestling Tournament Champions- 1997, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • 3A State Men's Basketball Champions- 1999
  • 3A State Football Champions- 2001
  • 1A/2A/3A State Men's Indoor Track & Field Champions- 2007

The school also has the following State Team Runner-Up finishes:[1]

  • 3A State Men's Basketball Runners-Up: 1994, 2002
  • 3A State Wrestling Tournament Runners-Up: 1995
  • 3A State Dual Team Wrestling Runners-Up: 1997
  • 3A State Women's Track & Field Runners-Up: 2009

Individual Men's Wrestling State Champions:[2]

  • 1968 197 Lbs. State Champion- Mike Cowan
  • 1971 158 Lbs. State Champion- Joe Harrison
  • 1972 148 Lbs. State Champion- Sam Wilson
  • 1994 275 Lbs. 3A State Champion- Mike Imes
  • 1997 140 Lbs. 3A State Champion- Richard "Skeeter" Sweet
  • 2002 130 Lbs. 3A State Champion- Rod McCollum
  • 2003 135 Lbs. 3A State Champion- Ryan Wall
  • 2006 275 Lbs. 3A State Champion- Bryan Young
  • 2008 112 Lbs. 3A State Champion- Juan Stimpson
  • 2008 140 Lbs. 3A State Champion- Lane Wilmoth
  • 2008 145 Lbs. 3A State Champion- Lanard Oglesby
  • 2008 160 Lbs. 3A State Champion- Greg Gainey
  • 2008 171 Lbs. 3A State Champion- Teague Little
  • 2009 140 Lbs. 3A State Champion- Luis Ramos
  • 2009 152 Lbs. 3A State Champion- DeSean Grimes-Hines
  • 2009 160 Lbs. 3A State Champion- Marciano Ali
  • 2010 125 Lbs. 4A State Champion- Adonis Wright
  • 2010 140 Lbs. 4A State Champion- Marcus Cain
  • 2010 160 Lbs. 4A State Champion- Marciano Ali
  • 2011 103 Lbs. 4A State Champion- Drew Turner
  • 2011 119 Lbs. 4A State Champion- Antwan Davis
  • 2011 130 Lbs. 4A State Champion- Jovontae Coleman
  • 2012 106 Lbs. 4A State Champion- Phazon Roddy
  • 2012 113 Lbs. 4A State Champion- Drew Turner
  • 2014 106 Lbs. 4A State Champion- Paton Jenkins
  • 2014 113 Lbs. 4A State Champion- Drew Turner
  • 2014 220 Lbs. 4A State Champion- Thomas Rodriquez

Individual Men's Wrestling National Champions:[2]

  • 2011 152 Lbs. Prep National Champion- Marcus Cain
  • 2012 106 Lbs. NHSCA Senior Nationals Champion- Phazon Roddy

Individual State Track & Field Championships:[1]

  • 1981 Girls Shot Put Champion- Faye Strothers
  • 1987 Boys Indoor 60 Yard Hurdles Champion- Scott Fletcher
  • 1987 4A Boys 110 Meter High Hurdles Champion- Scott Fletcher
  • 1988 Boys Indoor 60 Yard Hurdles Champion- Scott Fletcher
  • 2007 3A Boys 110 Meter Hurdles Champions- Charles Lindsay
  • 2007 3A Boys 300 Meter Hurdles Champions- Charles Lindsay
  • 2008 3A Boys 400 Meter Champion- Jarrell Elliott
  • 2008 3A Girls Long Jump Champion- Jessica Morgan
  • 2009 1A/2A/3A Indoor 500 Meter Champion- Rashard Wilkerson
  • 2010 4A Girls Long Jump Champion- Jessica Morgan
  • 2014 4A 100 Meter Champion- Katlin Sherman
  • 2014 4A 200 Meter Champion- Katlin Sherman

Individual National Track & Field Championships:

  • 1988 Boys National Indoor 55 Meter Hurdle Champion- Scott Fletcher

State Track & Field Relay Championships:[1]

  • 1972 Boys 880 Yard Relay Champions
  • 2006 3A Girls 1600 Meter Relay Champions
  • 2007 1A/2A/3A Boys Indoor 4x400 Meter Relay Champions
  • 2007 1A/2A/3A Girls Indoor 4x400 Meter Relay Champions
  • 2009 3A Girls 4x100 Meter Relay Champions
  • 2013 4A Girls 4x100 Meter Relay Champions
  • 2013 4A Girls 4x200 Meter Relay Champions
  • 2014 4A Girls 4x100 Meter Relay Champions
  • 2014 4A Girls 4x200 Meter Relay Champions
  • 2014 4A Girls 4x400 Meter Relay Champions

Wrestling Team Holds Several National Records

In addition to holding outright or sharing twenty-two NCHSAA records, the Parkland wrestling team holds the following National Records:[3]

  • Total Points Scored In A Season, Duals & Tournaments: 5432.5 Points, 2007–08
  • Average Dual Meet Margin of Victory: 67.38, 2007–08
  • Pins In A Season: 542, 2007–08
  • Second Most Total Points Scored In A Season, Duals & Tournaments: 5038.5 Points, 2006–07
  • Second Most Pins In A Season: 504, 2006–07
  • Fifth Most Total Points Scored In A Season, Duals & Tournaments: 4061 Points, 2008–09

On top of those National Records, the team will head into the 2013-14 season having won their last 365 Dual Matches,[4] which is the second longest documented streak in national history for any sport.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d NCHSAA (2010-02-28). "NCHSAA Championship Results". NCHSAA.org. 
  2. ^ a b Will Wolfe (2010-02-28). "Parkland H.S. Wrestling Records". Parklandwrestling.com. 
  3. ^ Wrestling USA (2010-01-23). "Wrestling USA National Records". WrestlingUSA.com. 
  4. ^ Will Wolfe (2010-02-28). "Parkland H.S. Wrestling Records". Parklandwrestling.com. 
  5. ^ Wilkerson-New, Brant. "Middleton's goals go beyond football". Winston-Salem Journal. Retrieved December 8, 2016. 

External links[edit]

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