Western Alamance High School

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Western Alamance High School
Western Alamance School Logo.svg
Location
Elon, North Carolina
United States
Information
Type Public
Established 1962
Principal Todd Stephan
Grades 9–12
Color(s) Navy, White
Mascot Warriors
Yearbook We-Hi-Wa
Website

Western Alamance High School is a public, coeducational high school located in Elon, North Carolina. It is one of seven high schools in the Alamance-Burlington School System. The school runs on block scheduling from 8:10am to 3:15pm.

Athletics[edit]

Western Alamance is classified as a 3A school by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association and is a member of the Triad 3A Conference.

The Warriors' football team went to the finals of the State Championship four consecutive years, from 2004-2007. They won the 2007 State Championship on December 8, 2007 62-36 against North Gaston High School. The Championship win was the first for the school's football program under long-time coach Hal Capps. The Field-house has been named in Coach Capps's honor.

On March 10, 2010, Jeff Snuffer, an 18-yr. veteran assistant coach, was named the new Head Coach of the Western Alamance Warriors, succeeding Coach Capps.[1]

On 2012 Western Alamance celebrated the 50th graduating class. In 2013 Western Alamance announced plans to expand athletic fields.

Western Alamance also has 2A State Championships in Men's Tennis (1994, 1998, 1999, 2000) and Men's Golf (2001)

Western Alamance also has had individual 3A state champions in Women's Track and Field: Lydia Laws 2012 300m Hurdles (44.84), 2013 300m Hurdles (43.79); and Alexis Dickerson 2013 Shot Put (39-8.25).

Western Alamance also has had individual 3A state champions in Men's Track and Field: Scott Grell 1987 110m Hurdles (14.6) and 300m Hurdles (37.8 3A state record time); Eric Sellars 1990 Pole Vault (13-6); Albert Royster 1992 800m (1:54.93 3A state record time).

Notable alumni[edit]

Frank Haith - (Class of 1984) head men's basketball coach at the University of Tulsa[2]

Andy Albright - (Class of 1982) President & CEO of National Agents Alliance

[3]

Mitchell Gornto - (Class of 2015) Scholarship Gymnast and Student-Athlete at The University of Michigan

References[edit]

Coordinates: 36°09′11″N 79°29′55″W / 36.1531907°N 79.4986344°W / 36.1531907; -79.4986344