Union Local High School (Belmont, Ohio)

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Union Local High School
66779 Belmont-Morristown Road
Belmont, Ohio, (Belmont County) 43759
United States
Coordinates 40°3′49″N 81°3′12″W / 40.06361°N 81.05333°W / 40.06361; -81.05333Coordinates: 40°3′49″N 81°3′12″W / 40.06361°N 81.05333°W / 40.06361; -81.05333
Type Public, Coeducational high school
Patron saint(s) [1]
Established 1959
Status Public
Superintendent Ben Porter
Principal Bob Mascilino
Grades 9th-12th
Average class size 24-25 Students
Student to teacher ratio 13:1[2]
Color(s) Red and White[1]         
Slogan Excellence in Education is a LOCAL thing
Fight song Wildcat Victory
Athletics conference Buckeye 8 Conference
Nickname Jets
Rival St. Clairsville, Barnesville
School fees $50.00 per 9 weeks
Athletic Director Zack Powell

Union Local High School is a public high school in Belmont, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Union Local School District.


The school's sports teams are known as the Jets, and they compete in the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) as a member of the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference (OVAC) and the affiliated Buckeye 8 Conference.


  • Union Local is also the home of 3-time Ohio State Wrestling Champion Koel Davia. Koel won his titles in the 275 pound division in consecutive years from 2002-04.
  • Union Local is the alma mater of Travis Clark.
  • Union Local Has 1 National Championship in 1992 with John Gibeaut.

Marching Band[edit]

Under the direction of Miss April Linard, the Union Local High School Marching band competes in Ohio Music Education Association adjudicated events across the state of Ohio. In 2016, the Union Local High School Marching band qualified for OMEA State Finals for the first time in school history.

A list of the Union Local High School Marching Band's competition programs is provided below.


The Union Local Drama Club is co-directed by Mrs. Sheri McElroy and Mrs. Jennifer Smolenak.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2009-12-22. 
  2. ^ ULHS. "Union Local High School Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-12-22. 

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