As reported by the Georgia Department of Education, Lamar County High was designated a Title 1 Award School for Highest Progress in 2012 and 2015. This distinction is for high levels of progress for all students during the past 3 years and is only awarded to the top 10% of Title 1 Schools in the state.
Members of the high school faculty were named System Teacher of the Year for two consecutive years in 2012 and 2013.
Literary Award - First Place Region, 2012; two students took 2nd place at State, 2012
Academic Team - Second Place GATA State Varsity, 2013, Third Place GATA Junior Varsity, 2013
JROTC - The JROTC unit has maintained for three years its Honors with Distinction designation, and in 2011-2012 was the only JROTC unit from the State of Georgia to be selected to attend the national academic bowl in Washington, DC.
Science Fair Award - two Regional First Place awards, 2012
Concert Band - Excellent Rating, GMEA Festival, 2011 and 2012; Superior Rating, Shamrock Festival, 2013
Marching Band - Outstanding Performance Award, Fort Valley State University Marching Jamboree, 2011; Most Outstanding Student Woodwind Award, Southern University Summer Band Camp, 2012; Overall Best Camper Student Award, Southern University Summer Band Camp, 2012; Majorettes, First Place, Alabama State University Band Camp, 2012; Flag Line, Division Second Place, Alabama State University Band Camp, 2012
Choral - two students chosen for the 2013 Georgia All-State Chorus and 2013 NafME All National Honor Ensemble
Coaching - Athletic Director Calvin Scandrett, was AD of the year in Region AA, 2012.
Soccer - boys' and girls' soccer teams qualified for state playoffs, 2012
Baseball - boys' baseball qualified for state playoff, 2012
Tennis - girls' tennis team qualified for state playoffs, 2012; boys' tennis team was regional runner-up, 2012
JROTC Drill Team - qualified for state competition 2012
JROTC Color Guard - qualified for state competition 2012
Cross Country - qualified for state competition, 2011 and 2012; Student individual First Place Region AA, 2011; Student individual medal, Footlocker South Regionals, 2012; Student individual selected for All Middle Georgia Cross Country Team, 2012; Ten Individual students won All Region Cross Country, 2011 and 2012
Track - Region 4AA Boys' Track Champion, 2012; Boys' 4x100 State AA Champions
Volleyball - The four-year-old women's volleyball team advanced to state playoffs for the first time, 2013-2014
Football - Region 4AA Champion Varsity Football and State Semi-Finalist, 2012
Football - The Trojans football team played their first game on Saturday, September 5, 1970, beating Morrow High School 6-0.