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Amos P. Godby High School

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Established  1966
Grades  9 – 12
Nickname  Cougars
Mascot  Cougar
Number of students  1,313
Colors  White, Blue
Principal  Shelly Bell
Enrollment  1,313
Phone  +1 850-617-4700
District  Leon County Schools
Founded  1966
Amos P. Godby High School
Type  Public coeducational secondary
Address  1717 W Tharpe St, Tallahassee, FL 32304, USA
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Amos P. Godby High School is a public high school in Tallahassee, Florida, named for Amos P. Godby, who first served as a teacher and coach at Leon High School, and later became Leon County Superintendent and President and Secretary of the Florida Superintendents Association.

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History

Amos P. Godby High School opened in 1966 at 1717 West Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, Florida, 32303.

Its first senior class graduated in 1970.

Principals

  • 1966 - 1968: O. D. Roberts
  • 1968 - 1970: Stan Hilaman
  • 1970 - 1973: Paul Coley
  • 1973 - 1977: John E. Lawrence
  • 1977 - 1989: William J. Montford
  • 1989 - 1999: Merry (McDaris) Ortega
  • 1999 - 2001: Ben Koenig
  • 2001 - 2006: Randy Pridgeon
  • 2007 - 2011: Jean Ferguson
  • 2011 - 2012: Gillian Gregory
  • 2012–present: Shelly Bell
  • Athletics

    Godby High School's mascot is the Cougar, and their colors are royal blue and white.

    Sports offerings at the school include:

  • Fall sports: cross country, football, boys' and girls' golf, and volleyball
  • Winter sports: boys' and girls' basketball, boys' and girls' soccer, wrestling, and girls' weightlifting
  • Spring sports: baseball, flag football, softball, tennis, boys' (current state champions) and girls' track, and weightlifting
  • 1976 Class 4A State Champions in football
  • 1986 Class 3A State Champions in football
  • 1987 Class 4A State Champions in football
  • 2001 Class 4A State Champions in baseball
  • 2012 Class 5A State Champions in football
  • Notable alumni

  • Butch Benton, former MLB player
  • Mackey Sasser, former MLB player
  • John Wasdin, former MLB player
  • Charles Wilson, former NFL player
  • Jacob Pugh, Florida State Outside Linebacker
  • References

    Amos P. Godby High School Wikipedia


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