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Crest High School (North Carolina)

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Opened  1965
Campus type  Rural: fringe
Yearbook  the Crestonian
District  Cleveland County Schools
Color  Green and yellow
NCES School ID  370090000340
Team name  Chargers
Phone  +1 704-476-8331
Founded  1965
Lowest grade  Ninth grade
Rivals  Shelby High School golden lions, Burns High School bulldogs, Kings mountain high school mountaineers, northern Guilford High School night hawks
Address  800 Old Boiling Springs Rd, Shelby, NC 28152, USA
Athletics conference  North Carolina High School Athletic Association

Crest High School is a public high school in Shelby, North Carolina. It is part of Cleveland County Schools. Crest High School has 1262 students from grades 9–12. As of the 2011–12 school year, there are 87.57 teachers (FTE basis) and the student/faculty ratio is 14.41. Its campus is fringe rural. The school was opened in 1965 after Cleveland County residents voted 3,420 to 1,615 to authorize US$3,250,000 in construction bonds for two new high schools. In 1986–87, Crest High School was a Blue Ribbon School. The word "crest" was originally an acronym for "Cleveland Rural Education Stands Together". The sports teams of Crest High School are the chargers and the colors are green and yellow. The Crest Chargers compete in the South Mountain Athletic Conference and are classified as 3A in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association

Notable alumni

  • David Thompson (Class of 1972) — NBA player for Denver Nuggets and Seattle SuperSonics, won NCAA tournament with NC State Wolfpack
  • Brandon Spikes (Class of 2006) — NFL linebacker, no. 1 linebacker recruit his senior year, currently plays for the Buffalo Bills
  • Kevin "PPMD" Nanney (Class of 2009) — professional Super Smash Bros. Melee player
  • Jonathan Bullard (Class of 2012) — NFL defensive end for the Chicago Bears
  • Bradley Keller (Class of 2015) — Outfielder for the Rome Braves, a class-A affiliate for the Atlanta Braves.
  • References

    Crest High School (North Carolina) Wikipedia