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Emsley A. Laney High School

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Type  Public
Superintendent  Dr. Tim Markley
Team name  Buccaneers
Number of students  2,242
Colors  Blue, Gold
Established  1976
Principal  Mrs. Dousharm
Phone  +1 910-350-2089
Founded  1976
Emsley A. Laney High School
School district  New Hanover County Schools
Address  2700 N College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28405, USA
District  New Hanover County Schools
Motto  "Our Treasure is Knowledge"
Similar  New Hanover High Sch, Cape Fear Community College, North Brunswick High Sch, Topsail High School, University of North Carolina

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Emsley A. Laney High School is a high school in Wilmington, North Carolina, named in honor of Emsley Armfield Laney, who distinguished himself as a business and community leader for several decades in Wilmington. It is a part of New Hanover County Schools.

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Laney is 747 students over capacity as of the 2015-16 school year.

Athletics

The Laney High School "Buccaneers" have won state championships in wrestling (1992), baseball (2010), gymnastics (2005, 2006) and softball (1994, 1997, and 1998). The Bucs have also earned the title of Conference Champions in the following sports ( denotes Regional Champions):

  • Baseball - 2010 4A State Champions
  • Basketball (Boys) - 1984, 1985, 1987, 1991, 1998, 1999, 2000
  • Basketball (Girls) - 2004, 2007
  • Football - 1997, 1999, 2001
  • Golf (Boys) - 2005
  • Lacrosse (Boys) - 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Soccer (Boys) - 2011, 2015 4A State Runner-up
  • Softball - 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2005
  • Volleyball - 1984, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1997
  • "Track And Field" (Boys) -1998

  • Wrestling - 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Tennis- 1992, 1993, 2012
  • Notable alumni

  • Michael Jordan, former star basketball player for the North Carolina Tar Heels, Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards and was named "Athlete of the Century" by ESPN.
  • Tamera Young, WNBA player for the Chicago Sky.
  • Kitwana Jones, linebacker for the Montreal Alouettes
  • Tarence Williams, Star Running Back for Wake Forest University and Owner and Creator of Beast Behavior, LLC
  • Emmett Glaspie, Songwriter & Music Manager
  • Shaniqua Kalika, actress
  • Thomas Blake, Jr., actor
  • Harvest Smith, professional basketball player.
  • Greg Lindquist, artist
  • Schuylar Croom, vocalist for rock band He Is Legend.
  • References

    Emsley A. Laney High School Wikipedia


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