Northmont High School
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|Northmont High School|
|Location||4916 National Road,
Clayton, Ohio 45315, USA
|Colors||Kelly green and White|
Northmont High School is part of Northmont City Schools. The school is located in Clayton, Ohio, and serves 1766 students from the communities of northern Montgomery County, including Clayton, Englewood, Phillipsburg, and Union.
The school's mascot is the Thunderbolt, but its student populace are more colloquially known as the T-Bolts or just the Bolts. This moniker was unintentionally gained from a basketball commentator in the school system's early years (circa 1960's), who, while watching the high school boy's team racing back and forth across the court, exclaimed that they zipping back and forth like "thunderbolts."
Northmont NJROTC has won the Area Championships in the last four years straight and has made 8 appearances to Navy Nationals in Pensacola, Florida, including a 10th place finish in 2010, an 8th place finish 2011, and a 6th place finish in 2012. The NJROTC program has also earned the distinguished Unit award for the last 9 years and academic honors in 7 of those 9 years
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The Northmont marching band has previously been a finalist at the Bands of America Grand National Championships and received Grand-Champions for the MSBA Championships in 2009 and 2010 in the AAAA Division.
The three previous head band directors were Willis R. Cool; Reginald Richwine, David Armbruster (2006–2009).
The head band director now is Mr. Jim Blankenship (2009–Present)
The Northmont Academic Challenge Team won the NAQT State Championship in 2010 and finished in 19th place at the 2010 PACE NSC.
In 2011, seniors Michael Czupryn, Brandon Williams, and Daniel Welch led the Northmont Quiz Bowl team to a 13th place finish at the 2011 HSNCT.
- Chris Hero (professional wrestler)
- Kurt Coleman (safety for the National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles)
- John Seibel (ESPN anchor)
- Austin Hicks (country music artist)
- Andrew Trick (Bassist The Devil Wears Prada)
- Jeremy DePoyster (Vocalist The Devil Wears Prada)
- Zebrie Sanders (Offensive Tackle for the Buffalo Bills)
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