Tift County High School

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Tift County High School
TCHS-crest.gif
Address
3 Blue Devil Way
Tifton, Georgia 31794
United States
Coordinates 31°28′13″N 83°28′36″W / 31.470342°N 83.476641°W / 31.470342; -83.476641Coordinates: 31°28′13″N 83°28′36″W / 31.470342°N 83.476641°W / 31.470342; -83.476641
Information
School type Public high school
School district Tift County School District
Principal Kim Seigler
Grades 912
Gender Co-ed
Enrollment 1,421
Color(s) Blue and white         
Fight song TCHS Fight Song
Athletics GHSA Class AAAAAA
Sports Football, softball, basketball, track and field, cross country, golf, swimming, baseball, competition cheerleading, gymnastics
Mascot Blue Devil
Nickname Big Blue
Team name TCHS Blue Devils
Newspaper The Blue & White/Speak of the Devil
Information (229) 387-2475
Website

Tift County High School is a public high school located in Tifton, Georgia, United States. It serves grades 9-12 in the Tift County School district (ninth grade is held at its Northeast Campus). It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on its performance on state standardized tests. The school mascot is the Blue Devil.

TCHS football[edit]

TCHS plays in the GHSA class 1-AAAAAA at Brodie Field. They have won one state championship and have gone to the semi-finals six times. Coach Jay Walls resigned at the conclusion of the 2011 season after a three-win season. The former head coach of East Paulding High John Reid was hired for the 2012 season. His record in six years at East was 60-15. He also won two state championships at Alcoa High (Tennessee) in the three years he coached there.

Activities and clubs[edit]

TCHS's clubs include:

  • FBLA
  • FFA
  • Beta Club
  • FCCLA
  • Drama
  • French Club
  • Y-Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Yearbook
  • Newspaper
  • Model U.N.
  • DECA
  • VICA/SkillsUSA
  • HOSA
  • Mock Trial
  • Key Club
  • Math Club
  • School Choir
  • Science Club
  • Student Council
  • TSA
  • ROTC

Fine arts[edit]

  • Chorus
  • Band
  • Drama
  • Art

School sports[edit]

Tift County High School has the following teams:

School band[edit]

The school band is extremely small and is called the Tift County Blue Devil Brigade. After the arrival of a certain band director, many of the members left due to many changes that left the band unrecognizable.[citation needed]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Green reporting to Major League camp". 2008-02-12. Retrieved 2008-02-24. 
  2. ^ "Florida State all-time team". 2001-01-31. Retrieved 2008-02-24. 

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