Amos P. Godby High School
Amos P. Godby High School is a public high school in Tallahassee, Florida, named for Amos P. Godby, who first served as a teacher and coach at Leon High School, and later became Leon County Superintendent and President and Secretary of the Florida Superintendents Association.
|Amos P. Godby High School|
1717 West Tharpe Street
|Type||Public coeducational secondary|
|School district||Leon County Schools|
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Color(s)||Blue, White and Silver|
Amos P. Godby High School opened in 1966 at 1717 West Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, Florida, 32303.
Its first senior class graduated in 1970.
- 1966 - 1968: O. D. Roberts
- 1968 - 1970: Stan Hilaman
- 1970 - 1973: Paul Coley
- 1973 - 1977: John E. Lawrence
- 1977 - 1989: William J. Montford
- 1989 - 1999: Merry (McDaris) Ortega
- 1999 - 2001: Ben Koenig
- 2001 - 2006: Randy Pridgeon
- 2007 - 2011: Jean Ferguson
- 2011 - 2012: Gillian Gregory
- 2012 - 2017: Shelly Bell
- 2017 - Present: Desmond Cole
Godby High School's mascot is the Cougar, and their colors are royal blue and white.
Sports offerings at the school include:
- Fall sports: cross country, football, boys' and girls' golf, and volleyball
- Winter sports: boys' and girls' basketball, boys' and girls' soccer, wrestling, and girls' weightlifting
- Spring sports: baseball, flag football, softball, tennis, boys' (current state champions) and girls' track, and weightlifting
- 1976 Class 4A State Champions in football
- 1986 Class 3A State Champions in football
- 1987 Class 4A State Champions in football
- 2001 Class 4A State Champions in baseball
- 2012 Class 5A State Champions in football
- Butch Benton, former MLB player
- Mackey Sasser, former MLB player
- John Wasdin, former MLB player
- Charles Wilson, former NFL player
- Travis Fisher, former NFL player, Nebraska Assistant Coach
- Buck Gurley, former NFL player
- John Henry Mills, former NFL player
- Jenny Worth, IFBB fitness & figure competitor
- Johnathan Morales, Professional Dart Player
- Jason Plunkett, Professional Dart Player
- "AMOS P. GODBY HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 8, 2019.
- D:\Data\TempPrincipals.htm Archived January 7, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
- "FOOTBALL 2013-14 CHAMPIONSHIP RECORDS" (PDF). FHSAA.org. FHSAA. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
- "BASEBALL 2014-15 CHAMPIONSHIP RECORDS" (PDF). FHSAA.org. FHSAA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 March 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2014.