Emsley A. Laney High School

Emsley A. Laney High School is a public high school in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. The school was named after Emsley Armfield Laney, a business and community leader for several decades in Wilmington. It is a part of New Hanover County Schools. Most notably the high school where Michael Jordan, considered by many as the greatest basketball player of all time, attended.

Emsley A. Laney High School
Emsley A Laney High School.jpg
Address
2700 N College Rd

28405

United States
Coordinates34°18′08″N 77°52′31″W / 34.3021135°N 77.8752631°W / 34.3021135; -77.8752631Coordinates: 34°18′08″N 77°52′31″W / 34.3021135°N 77.8752631°W / 34.3021135; -77.8752631
Information
School typePublic high school
MottoOur treasure is knowledge
School districtNew Hanover County Schools
SuperintendentCharles Foust
CEEB code344349
PrincipalSharon Dousharm
Teaching staff110.59 (FTE) (2019–20)[1]
Number of students2,084 (2019–20)[1]
Student to teacher ratio18.84 (2019–20)[1]
Campus size26.477 acres
Color(s)Blue and gold
  
Team nameBuccaneers
Websitelaney.nhcs.net

AthleticsEdit

 
The Michael Jordan Gymnasium at Laney

Laney High School competes as the "Buccaneers". The Bucs have won conference, regional, and state championships in different sports throughout the school's history. Sports teams at Laney include:

  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Cheerleading
  • Gymnastics
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Wrestling
  • Lacrosse
  • Golf
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Soccer

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  7. ^ "Playing for Keeps - Book excerpt". NBA.com. Archived from the original on April 24, 2009. Retrieved May 29, 2009.
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  9. ^ "Kevin Whitted". Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on March 27, 2019. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  10. ^ "Tamera Young - WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA". WNBA. Archived from the original on February 23, 2020. Retrieved May 13, 2020 – via wnba.com.

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