SEQUOYAH HIGH SCHOOL
2008 - 2011
v Sequoyah High School was ranked nationally as one of the best public high schools in America by the Washington Post in May 2011.
v Sequoyah High School is an Advanced Placement STEM School
v Sequoyah High School was ranked nationally as one of the best public high schools in America by Newsweek Magazine. This is the sixth consecutive year that Sequoyah has received this recognition from Newsweek Magazine. Sequoyah was the only Cherokee County High School named to the list.
v Awarded the Silver Award from the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement for the highest percentage of students meeting and exceeding standards on the Georgia High School Graduation Tests.
v Awarded the Exemplary School Of Writing Award from Writing to Win.
v Largest Advanced Placement Program in Cherokee County.
v 112 Honor Graduates in the class of 2010.
v 285 College Prep seals awarded.
v 67 Career Tech Prep seals awarded.
v 13 College Prep/ Career Tech seals awarded.
v Seniors earned over $1,570,000 in Non-HOPE scholarship money.
v 5 Students were selected for the Governor’s Honor Program. They are Julia Andretta, Rebecca Cottrill, Amy Feinberg, Benjamin Fierke, and Scott Hickman.
v 15 students were recognized by the Superintendent as Key Scholars for their Academic Achievement by scoring a 90th percentile or greater on the Grade 11 SAT Test.
v 6 students graduated from the Teen Leadership Cherokee Program sponsored by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce. They are Sarah Carnes, Chris DeCorso, Samantha Geegan, Amy Weeks and Jacob Whitfield. Only 20 students are selected countywide for this prestigious program.
v 130 Students were Academic Letter recipients for maintaining an average of 90 or above for their Junior and Senior year.
v 106 students were Lamp of Knowledge recipients for maintaining an average of 90 or above for their sophomore, junior, and senior years.
v 51 students who lettered in a varsity sport were Scholar Athlete recipients for receiving an Academic Letter or Lamp of Knowledge.
v Sequoyah High School received the State Superintendent of Education’s Distinguished Achievement Award for being one of ten high schools in Georgia to have the highest percentage of students in the Exceeds score level on the:
o Biology End of Course Test
o Science Georgia High School Graduation Test
v Emily Cardin scored a perfect score of 800 on the Writing portion of the SAT.
v Sequoyah High School had the highest American College Test (ACT) scores of any Cherokee County High School
v Mason Strain received an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point.
v Jaclyn Cann was a 2010 National Merit Scholarship Winner, and is the recipient of the 2010 Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship.
v Emily Cardin was a 2010 National Merit Scholarship Winner.
v Julie Donn, Lillian Haddock and Laurel White were Commended Students in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program.
v Somto Okeke was a semifinalist in the 2010 National Achievement Scholarship Program.
v Asha Thomas was a 2010 National Scholarship Program Outstanding Participant.
v Emily Cardin was the Cherokee County School District 2009-10 United States Senate Program Candidate.
v Julie Donn and William Nolan achieved a perfect score on the 2010 National Latin Exam. Only 568 students worldwide out of the 138,000 student who participated achieved a perfect score.
v Kelsey Byrd, Amy Feinberg, Victoria Foster, Joshua McMillian, Julia Repisky and Seth Steward had perfect scores on the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT).
v Kelly Johns had a role in the motion picture “The Blind Side”.
v Haley Glassic and Sean Lynch were recognized by the Canton Optimist Club as Sequoyah’s outstanding junior female student and junior male student.
v The Sequoyah High School students, faculty and staff provided 169 Thanksgiving Baskets to M.U.S.T. Ministries so that needy families would have a Thanksgiving Dinner.
v Air Force JROTC -
Sequoyah High School’s Air Force JROTC Unit was awarded The Distinguished Unit With Merit Award, the highest rating that AF JROTC Headquarters can bestow upon a AF JROTC Unit. Only twenty-five AF JROTC Units in the nation received this recognition which is awarded to units that have performed above and beyond normal expectations and distinguished themselves through exemplary service to their school and local community.
20 AFJROTC cadets graduated for the South Carolina Cadet Officer Leadership School at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. One cadet was selected as the Outstanding Basic Cadet, and another was selected as the Outstanding Flight Leader. Several of these cadets were recognized for their outstanding leadership and performance.
The cadets participated in over 2,300 hours of school and community service, including raising over $1,500.00 for the March of Dimes, helping with the Special Olympics Opening ceremonies, sponsoring 6 children at the Georgia Baptist Home, sponsoring two children for the Cherokee DFACS Secret Santa, and working with the Cherokee MUST Ministries and the Bradshaw Women’s Club. The cadets also ran the Sequoyah High School MUST Thanksgiving Food Drive which donated over 160 complete food boxes for needy families in Cherokee County. We also helped with the Fallen Officers 5K Race, which raised over $6000 which will be used to send his family and the Cobb County Police Department Honor Guard to Washington DC for Fallen Officers’ National Memorial. Cadets also helped Arnold Mill Elementary School PTSA with its fall fund raising carnival, the Dean Rusk Middle School with its campus beautification efforts, and the Holly Springs Elementary School with its Veterans Day Reading Program and its Spring Science Day. Cadets also participated in the Cherokee County Storm Drain Marking Project and marked 400 storm drains to remind communities about keeping our water clean. Cadets also participated in two community Halloween Projects to help keep young children safe.
The AFJROTC Competition Color Guard and Drill Teams competed in 3 Drill Meets and 3 Parades. The teams captured 17 trophies (6 First Place trophies, 2, Second Place, 1 Third Place, 3 Fourth Place, 1 Fifth Place and 4 Sixth place).
Two AFJROTC cadets were awarded Georgia Army National Guard State Service Scholarships valued at over $75,000. In addition, another cadet was awarded an Air Force college scholarship valued at over $40,000 – one of only 10 in the state of Georgia.
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards – GSCU – Sable Newton and Breanna Gilstrap had work accepted for the exhibition. Sable won a SILVER key award.
All State Art Symposium – KSU – Adrienne Achille, Allie O’Hara, Bailey Maddox, Brooke Sumner, Emily Hershberger, James Myerscough, Jeanine Delgado, JT Dahl, Sable Newton, Taylor DeAustin, Tara Delbridgeall had work accepted for the juried exhibition.
All-state Ceramic Symposium- Adrienne Achille, Brenna Bocinsky, Brice Bowerman, Brooke Sumner, Catherine Slaten , Jaden Smith, Kelci French, and Maria Cordero all had work accepted for the exhibition. Adrienne , Brenna, and Brice each had two pieces accepted.
GAEA Capitol Art Exhibit – Twin Towers, Atlanta – Emily Hershberger, Jeff Myerscough, Bekah Bennetts, and Caity Thomas exhibited work, met with state senators and legislators.
Pegasus – Art/Literary magazine published by ABAC – Sable Newton, Brittaney Maudlin, Morgan Woodard, and Jacob Meeks had artwork published. Sable, Brittaney, and Morgan won honors cash awards.
Georgia Farm Bureau Calendar Contest – Ginger Odum and Sable Newton won money for their contributions. Ginger won the county and region levels and will have work published in the state calendar.
CCSC All School Art Exhibit – 30 students exhibited work at the Cherokee County Arts Center. Dafna Cabezas received 1st place in mixed media , Gina Sergent received 2nd place in painting, and Tara Delbridge won 2nd place in drawing
Pure Water Competition- Six students exhibited and Sable Newton won 2nd place in the multi-county competition.
Two choirs participated in the 7th District Large Group Performance Evaluation in March, the Women’s Festival Chorus received an Excellent rating and the Sequoyah Singers received superior ratings.
In April, the Sequoyah Swingers and Sisters (Vocal Jazz groups) participated in the UGA Twilight Jazz Festival.
Wesley Shearer, a chorus student, was selected for All-State Reading Chorus, a 100 voice select choir.
Wesley was also selected for All-State Chorus.
Morgan LaFever, a junior, was a vocal semi-finalist for Governor’s Honors.
The Sequoyah Sisters were invited to perform at the Sawnee Electric Company’s annual meeting in Cumming.
v Creative Writing
The following students were Young Georgia Author’s Fair System Level Winners
Samuel Hooper – 1st Place for 10th Grade and North Georgia RESA Winner
Frank Abbamonte – 1st Place for 12th Grade
8 students participated in the DECA Fall Leadership Conference in October
8 students competed in DECA Region Competition (in January) with 6 winners that qualified for state competition
6 students competed at the State Competition (Jessica Hendrix, Ashley Stull, Victoria Zaroski, Matt Merendino, Sarah Donley & Lenzee Gillette) with one 3nd place state winner (Ashley Stull)
5 community service projects were completed throughout the year
Third Place winner at Region 7AAAA One Act Play Competition
We have placed in the top three at region for nineteen consecutive years
Two students were named to the All-Star Cast at Sub-Region One Act Competition: Elizabeth Mitchell & Nick Suwalski
Elizabeth Mitchell was named to the All-Star Cast at Region One Act Competition
Region 7AAAA One Act Play Best Actor, Nick Suwalski
Best Set Award at Region One Act Competition
Sequoyah was invited to perform The Diviners at GA State Thespian Conference for an audience of over 1500
Five students were selected from County Governor’s Honors
Sequoyah student, Ben Fierke, was selected for state GHP in drama
Sequoyah hosted Sub Region One Act Play Competition
A record six “Spotlighters” drama booster scholarships were awarded this year for approximately $3000
The 2010 Senior Class gift is a major contribution to a lighting system upgrade in the theatre
v Foreign Languages:
Sequoyah is proud to participate in national contests in all three languages. This year we held our first Foreign Language Department Honors Night on May 19th, 2009 in order to recognize over 100 students who won awards for their performance on the national contests, and other students whose hard work and dedication earned them departmental awards.
Special recognition was given to Caitlin Hollander, the Outstanding Linguist of the Year, who participated in and won national exam awards in French and Latin.
Two students made perfect scores on the exam (Maximo Egregrio Cum Laude): Nolan Williams (Latin 1) and Julie Donn (Latin 4).
Earning the highest rating, Summa Cum Laude, were the following students: Nolan Williams, Molly Smith, Zhang Hualong, Brianna Walter, Samantha Gieger, Maddison Smith, Austin Maxwell, Conor Wilkinson (Latin 1); and Caitlin Hollander (Latin 3).
Earning Maxima Cum Laude were Samuel Hooper, Joe Garcia, Fayemi Ibidomalo, Andrew Webster, Ashlee Sheffield, Elise Livingston, Kristin Keefer, Krista Coutts, Nikki Pfenninger (Latin 1); and Kiersten Dickson (Latin 2).
Earning Magna Cum Laude were Eric Bridges, Jessica Saunders, Tamara Butterworth (Latin 1), Rachel Baker (Latin 2), and Simeon Nordlander (Latin 3).
Finally, students earning Cum Laude were Kameron Karch, Hannah Kidd, Nick Buly, Mason Brown, Angel Landa-George, Kathleen Kiernan, Ashley Walters, Emily Adams (Latin 1); Benjamin Murray, Anna Schmidt, Christopher Martin, Daniel Harding (Latin 2), Richard Kline, Rick McKnight, Julie Wilson (Latin 3); and Lillian Haddock (Latin 4).
This year was the second year for Sequoyah participation in Le Grand Concours, the National French Contest sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. Sequoyah students distinguished themselves both nationally and in the state of Georgia.
Earning le Certificat d’Honneur, for their scores in the 75th percentile or higher in French 1 were Caitlin Hollander (placed 4th in the state, and 7th in the nation) and Randy Chabot (placed 9th in the state); in French 2, Will Pieper (placed 13th in the state) and in French 3 Melissa Raines (placed 10th in Georgia) and Nodobe Ojibe (placed 12th in GA). In addition, 16 students earned a Certificat de Réussite for their scores in the 50th percentile and above: In French 1, Chanté Brooks, Katherine Delgado, Maya Freeman, Jessica Isings, Caden Kluge, Jean LeGrand, Camilo Naranjo, Agustina Pais, Rachel Stoddart; French 2, Ana Cruz, Zane Frey, Angel Landa-George, Spencer Milne, Michelle Nieman, Sarah Sproul ; and in French 3 Amy Feinberg.
Additionally, Melissa Raines was nominated for the Governor’s Honors Program in French and made it through to state interviews.
In Sequoyah’s third year participating in the National Spanish Exam, 230 students took the exam. The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese sponsors the exam, and awards both national and state recognition. One hundred and eight Sequoyah students won a medal or certificate of recognition for their national percentile rank.
Thirty-four Sequoyah students won gold, silver or bronze medals. We are proud to announce that Lizbeth Montano won a gold medal, having scored in the 96th percentile in the nation. Sixteen students won a silver medal, scoring between the 85th and 90th percentile: Dalton Anderson, Heather Burgess. Victoria Gordon. Maggie Hartman, Tija Passley, Frances Rivas-Gomez, Haley Smith, and Olivia Williams (Spanish 2); Ryan Croom, Brianna Martin, Jillian Zaski (Spanish 3); Kelsey Byrd (Spanish 4); Ivan Ruiz, Freddy Sanchez, Christian Tippins (Spanish 5). There were 25 Bronze medalists, who scored between the 75th and 85th percentile, including Christopher Lynn (Spanish 1); Nica Bisel, Jacob Garcia, Alex Hernandez, Katie Jacoby, Anna King, Meian Kuo, Kevin McKnight, Molly McKune, Stephanie Millan, Connor Reeder, Cristian Regalado, Felipe Restrepo, Amanda Stump (Spanish 2); Austin Duffield, Nicholas Kinder, Morgan Klein, Tyler McMartin, Alex Miller (Spanish 3); Scott Hickman (Spanish 4); Joshua Rogers and Jeannette Trejo (Spanish 5). Additionally, another 70 students were recognized for excellence on the national level, having scored between the 50th and 75th percentile.
o GCSA officers, Jillian Edwards, Alexis Allen, Emily Macke, Tiffani Rhodes, Rebecca Shelton, Amber Talley, and Arianne Lee attended the Fall Officer Training Conference at the Westin Hotel in October.
o GCSA members, Tiffani Rhodes, Arianne Lee, and Rebecca Shelton decorated a Christmas tree for the Festival of Trees at the Sequoyah Regional Library in Canton.
o GCSA advisor, Cassey Hembree, presented plaques to the Hickory Flat Optimist Club and the Cherokee County Service League to show the club’s appreciation for their support of GCSA.
o GCSA members, Emily Macke and Ansley Brown won first and second place in the Georgia Insurance Commissioner’s Fire Safety Week essay contest.
o GCSA members, Dana Lamanac, Isaiah Weatherford and Kimberly Nagy won first, second, and third place in the Hickory Flat Optimist Club essay contest.
o Thirty Two GCSA members qualified to attend the Region 1 Competition. All members qualified for the State Competition.
o Seventeen members attended the GCSA State Leadership Conference.
· A total of 11 members placed at the Georgia State Leadership Conference
§ 1st Place - Daniel Mosley – Horticulture
§ 2nd Place - Taylor Foster – Graphic Arts
§ 3rd Place – Jillian Edwards – Career Profile Portfolio
§ 4th Place – Mario Sucar – Construction Technology; Arianne Lee – Interior Design
§ 5th Place – Monica Ponce – Culinary Arts; JahQuita Martin – Floral Design; Denisse Leyva – Mathematical Concepts; Kelsey Ent – School Project
§ 6th Place – Lupita Ponce – Cosmetology/Hair Design; Jennifer Enriquez – Cosmetology/Nail Design
o GCSA Chapter of the Year notebook received an honorable mention at the GCSA State Leadership Conference.
o GCSA President, Jillian Edwards, received a $250 scholarship from the Hickory Flat Optimist Club. She will be attending Georgia Perimeter in the Fall, studying Sports Medicine
v Instrumental Music
o Armuchee Invitational Band Competition – First in Class 5A and Grand Champion for Band, Drum Major (Alli Christian), Drumline. This is Sequoyah’s 2nd overall Grand Championship in Marching Band.
o Georgia Bandmasters Championship – Third in Class 5A for Band, 2nd in 5A for Drum Major and 1st in Drumline.
o Nine Students earned positions in District Honor Band.
o One student (Scott Hickman, trumpet) was selected for the 2010 Governors Honors Program in Valdosta in music.
o Three students (the most ever from Sequoyah) were selected for 2010 Ga. Music Educators All-State Band event including Kaitlyn Sparks, who was ranked the top oboe player in the state.
o Kaitlyn Sparks, oboe, earned a full music scholarship to Baylor University in Dallas, Texas.
o The Symphony Band, Symphonic Band and String Orchestra earned Superior Ratings at the 9th District GMEA Festival (LGPE), this was the 6th consecutive year for all 3 groups rating Superior and the 10th consecutive year for the Symphony Band.
o The Sequoyah “Band of Chiefs” received a special award at Disney World during the annual trip for making their 5th appearance at “Magic Music Days”.
o The annual Spring Instrumental music concert, hosted at Reinhardt College Performing Arts Center featured over 180 musicians performing in separate and combined ensembles for Mr. Harrison’s final concert at Sequoyah HS.
o Region – Girl Extemporaneous Speaking – 4th Place
o Girl Solo – 1st Place
o Boy Solo – 3rd Place
o Girls Trio - 4th Place
o Boys Quartet – 4th Place
o Girls Essay – 2nd Place
o State – Girls Solo – 2nd Place
v National Honor Society
o Collected 34 boxes of food for Must Ministries
o Collected over 100 Christmas toys for children and parents for Must Ministries.
o Collected warm weather items for MUST ministries as well as essential items for the
o Donated $200 for Shearer Family
o Donated $500 for Autism Speaks
o Conducted a school-wide paper recycling campaign that will become an ongoing Service
o Conducted a school-wide campaign known as “The Great Hang-Up” sponsored by 11
Alive news and had over 400 students and teachers sign the pledge to not text and
v One Act Play
o 7AAAA Sub-Region North Champions – “The Diviners”
o Sub-Region All Star Cast: Elizabeth Mitchell – “Jennie Mae Layman” and Nick Suwalski – “Buddy Layman”
o Region 7AAAA One Act Play 3rd Place – “The Diviners”
o Region 7AAAA “Best Set”
o Region 7AAAA All Star Cast: Elizabeth Mitchell – “Jennie Mae Layman”
o Region Best Actor – Nick Suwalski – “Buddy Layman”
The Sequoyah Robotics team secured approximately $8000 in sponsorship funds this school year. This allowed the team to build a competitive robot and compete in FIRST (For
Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competitions. The team competed in the inaugural GRITS (Georgia Robotics Invitational Tournament) in Warner Robins and the FIRST Peachtree Regional Tournament in Duluth. The team finished 2nd at the GRITS Tournament and had a 9-1 match record at the Peachtree Regional.
v Science Olympiad
The 2010-2011 Science Olympiad Team completed at Polytechnical State University in 23 science events covering five scientific disciplines, placing 3rd in the ‘Forensics’ competition and 5th in the ‘Write it Do it’ competition.
v Speech and Debate Team
The 2009-2010 Speech and Debate Team had another successful year! The team again participated at Harvard University’s forensics tournament for high schools. The speech team captain, Emily Cardin, placed 8th overall in student congress, and everyone on the debate team made it to his/her break rounds and took home a trophy! In addition to this, Sequoyah again hosted The Autumn Argument – the only high school speech and debate competition in Cherokee County. More schools participated in this event than the previous year, and the tournament is quickly becoming a favorite among North Georgia high schools with forensics programs. The Sequoyah forensics program traveled to over 15 tournaments this year taking home a variety of awards. Including first place finishes at Warner Robbins and Chattahoochee.
At the National Forensics League (NFL) district competition held at Georgia Tech, four students qualified to go to nationals in Kansas City, MO, this summer: Emily Cardin – student congress; Sarah Carnes – original oratory; Chris Shattuck and Amy Feinberg – policy debate. An invitation to NFL nationals is a tremendous honor! The National Forensics League is an honorary society created to recognize high school students in speech and debate. It is the oldest and largest interscholastic forensic organization. In 2009, more than 112,000 high school and middle school students, representing more than 2,800 high schools and nearly 100 middle schools, built their communication, leadership, cognitive, and presentational skills as members. Since 1925, more than 1.3 million students have found their voice in the NFL. Sequoyah also participated in the Barkley Forum for high schools at Emory University. This tournament is by invitation only and Sequoyah was represented by eight students who received invitations.
v Award Winning Blood Drive: LifeSouth Community Blood Services.
Once again the students, faculty and staff of Sequoyah High School were the leaders in the number of pints of blood donated in the Southeastern United States by one high school! The Chiefs were recognized for the highest number of pints collected. We donated 332 usable pints in just one drive this past spring! Cumulatively for the year we collected over 500 pints. Although we have been recognized for many prestigious blood drive honors multiple times in our 20 year history, this year’s honor was especially gratifying since this award included so many other high schools. Sequoyah High School is the best of the best! Way to go Chiefs…”the Best is Yet to Come!”
v Athlete of the Year
Jackie Miller and Tyler Deihl were selected as the Sequoyah High School Athletes of the Year.
v BASKETBALL - BOYS
o 21-9 Record (Best in school History) Advanced to 1st Round of State Tournament for 1st Time in School History.
o Team Finished 2nd in National Christmas Tournament in Murray, Kentucky
o Team Won the County Championship
o Tyler Deihl was named Region 7AAAA Player of the Year, Cherokee Tribune Player of the Year, and Honorable Mention All State
o Tyler Deihl received a Full Athletic Scholarship to attend Presbyterian College
o Tyler Deihl was named 1st Team All County By the Cherokee News Ledger
o Cullen Roberts was named 1st Team All County by the Cherokee News Ledger
o Sean Tate was named 2nd Team All County bye the Cherokee News Ledger
o James Clark and Brandon Alexander were named Honorable Mention All County
o Brandon Alexander was named to the 7AAAA All Tournament Team
o Coach Jeremy Adams was named Coach of the Year by both the Cherokee Tribune and the Cherokee News Ledger.
v BASKETBALL – GIRLS
o 19-11 Overall; 9-5 in Region 7AAAA
o Team advanced to State Playoffs for first time in three years, losing in the first round to eventual State Champion SW DeKalb.
o Sophomore Brittnee Jones led the state in rebounding, establishing a school record for rebounds in a season. Her 413 rebounds ranks third All-Time on the All-State list.
o Senior Ashley Reece established school records for most steals in a game (10) and most steals in a season (133).
o Senior Ashley Reece signed a scholarship to play basketball at Andrew College.
o Sophomore Brittnee Jones was named to the 7AAAA All-Region All Tournament Team and was a first team selection with the Cherokee Ledger and The Cherokee Tribune.
o Senior Ashley Reece and junior Lisa Mitchell were named to the second team All County team through the Cherokee Ledger.
o Head Coach Dr. Rick Bragg was named the Cherokee Tribune Girls’ Coach of the Year.
o 7AAAA All Region Team – 1st Team
Cody Bryant – Offensive Line
Shawn Wortham – Kicker
Tucker Adams – Defensive Line
o 7AAAA All Region Team – 2nd Team
Cody Pruitt – Defensive Line
Seth Grummer – Defensive Line
o Honorable Mention
Dalton Trevino, Eric Burkhalter, Josh Rogers, Carter Bragg, A. J. Howard, Jordan Basone, Brandon Alexander
o Cherokee Tribune All County Team
Dalton Trevino – Running Back
Eric Burkhalter – Offensive Line
Carter Bragg – Defensive Back
Seth Grummer – Defensive Line
Shawn Wortham – Kicker
o National Football Foundation Scholarship
Josh Rogers - $1000 College Scholarship
o Honorable Mention All-State
Seth Grummer – Defensive Line
o Grid Iron Club All County Teams & Awards
· All Academic Team
Somto Okeke, Garon Brandon, Josh Rogers
· Iron Will & Iron Man Award
Ben Rogers – Iron Will Award
Dalton Trevino – Iron Mann Award
· Offensive Team
Dalton Trevino – Running Back
A.J. Howard – Wide Receiver
Eric Burkhalter – Offensive Line
· Defensive Team
Seth Grummer – Defensive Player of the Year
· Tucker Adams – Defensive Back Award
· Cody Pruitt – Defensive Line Award
· Jordan Basone – Defensive Line Award
· Josh Rogers – Linebacker Award
· Special Teams
Shawn Wortham – Special Teams Player of the Year
o Bekah Bennetts – back to back State Champion Vault, score 9.875
o Bekah Bennetts placed 4th on Bars
o Bekah Bennetts placed 8th on Floor
o Bekah Bennetts took All-Around 3rd Place in the State, No Divisions
v SOCCER - Girls
o 14-3 Overall, 6-0 Region
o 2nd Place Region
o 2nd Round State Tournament
o 4 straight years of 1st or 2nd place finish in the Region
o 4 Straight years of State Tournament qualification
o Catherine Slaten Sequoyah Girls Dooley Award Winner
o Season record 25 – 13
o Second place in Region 7AAAA, Elite Eight, Final Four, State Tournament, final ranking, fourth in State.
o Jackie Miller (Senior) – Cherokee Tribune and Lakeside Ledger First Team, All County Player of the Year, All Region 7AAAA, A;; State 2009 Second Team, Optimist Club Female Athlete of the Year, Bailey Award for Outstanding Athletes at Women in Sports Day at Kennesaw State University.
o Lauren Bell (Senior) – Cherokee Tribune and Lakeside Ledger First Team, All County, All Region 7AAAA, All State 2009 Honorable Mention, Played in the Senior All State Game, West Team 2009.
o Liz Prance (Freshman) – All County, Cherokee County First Team, All County and Lakeside Ledger Second Team.
o Missy Perkowski (Sophomore) – All County Second Team, Lakeside Ledger, All Defensive Team.
o Katelyn Howser (Junior) – All County Second Team, Lakeside Ledger, All Defensive Team.
o Todd Morrissey – Lakeside Ledger, Coach of the Year.
Girls: 28-11 Boys: 28-11
o Won Tiger Invitational – 1st out of 14 teams in North Georgia.
o Taylor Roy – won first place in 200 Freestyle and 500 Freestyle at the High School State Swim Meet
o TJ Crossland was awarded a Swim Scholarship to South Georgia College
o Taylor Roy was named the Cherokee Tribune Athlete of the Week, First Team-All County Swim Team, and Swimmer of the Year.
o Taylor Roy qualified as an All American for the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association by swimming times in her events that came in the top 130 in the nation.
o Honorable Mention: Girls: Mallory Metraw, Jessica Johnston, Jessica Teixiera
Boys: Will Bulmer, Zachary Chandler, TJ Crossland, Logan Murray
Girls Tennis Team finished with a 3-8 record.
o Advanced to the Second Round of the 7AAAA Region Tournament
Boys Tennis Team finished with an 8-6 record.
o Region 7-AAAA Sub-Region (B) Champions
o Finished fourth in the Region Tournament
o Advanced to the first round of the State Tournament.
o Jessica Casey 1st in High Jump @ County (tying the school record at 5’2”)
o Carter Bragg 1st in 100 meter @ County
o Matt Weiden 1st in 3200 @ Region
o Jessica Casey 3rd in high jump @ Region
o Hayley Glassic 7th in 300 meter hurdles @ Region
o Jacob Whitfield 3rd in 300 meter hurdles @ County
o Jacob Whitfield 7th in 300 meter hurdles @ Region
o Jacob Whitfield 7th in 110 meter hurdles @ Region
o Carter Bragg 3rd in 100 meter @ Region
o Matt Weiden 4th in 1600 meter @ Region
o Cameron Montalvo 8th in 400 meter @ Region
o Cameron Montalvo 3rd in 400 meter @ County
o Vince Bruno 3rd in High Jump @ County
o Vince Bruno 8th in High Jump @ Region
o 33 Wins – 12 Losses
o Area 7AAAA Champions
o Final Ranking – 8th in State
o Kelly Audia named 2009Area 7AAAA Coach of the Year
o Kelly Audia named2009 Lakeside Ledger County Coach of the Year
o 2009 AAAA All State 1st Team – Carley Roberts
o 2009 Area 7AAAA Player of the Year – Carley Roberts
o 2009 7AAAA All Area 1st Team – Carley Roberts, Morgan Page, Morgan Downie, Brittnee Jones
o 2009 Lakeside Ledger All County 1st Team – Carley Roberts, Morgan Page, Brittnee Jones
o 2009 Lakeside Ledger All County 2nd Team – Morgan Downie
o 2009 Cherokee Tribune All County 1st Team – Carley Roberts, Morgan Page
o 2009 Cherokee Tribune All County Honorable Mention – Brittnee Jones