Grundy Senior High School
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Grundy Senior High School
Grundy High School
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Address
1300 Goldenwave Dr.

,
24614

Coordinates37°16?59.16?N 82°6?53.28?W / 37.2831000°N 82.1148000°W / 37.2831000; -82.1148000Coordinates: 37°16?59.16?N 82°6?53.28?W / 37.2831000°N 82.1148000°W / 37.2831000; -82.1148000
Information
School typePublic high school
Founded1963
School districtBuchanan County Public Schools
SuperintendentMelanie Hibbitts
PrincipalKaren Brown
FacultySee Here
Grades9–12
Enrollment430 (2016-17)[1]
LanguageEnglish
Color(s)     Navy &      Gold
MascotGolden Wave
Rival SchoolsChristiansburg High School, Hurley High School, Twin Valley High School
Athletic ConferenceSouthern Empire Conference
Website

Grundy Senior High School is a public high school located east of Grundy, Virginia on Slate Creek in Buchanan County, Virginia. It is part of the Buchanan County Public Schools system. The school is renowned for its wrestling program, which has won 21 state championships and has been ranked nationally, as well as its Scholastic Bowl team, which qualified for the VHSL state tournament in 2014 and 2015. Athletic teams compete in the Virginia High School League's A Black Diamond District in 2A West Conference 39. Grundy is a National Blue Ribbon School.

Notable alumni

  • Lee Smith - Author (attended two years)[2]
  • Jayma Mays - Actress (Red Eye, Paul Blart Mall Cop, Epic Movie, Glee)[3]
  • Ryan O'Quinn - Actor
  • Heath Calhoun - US paralympian, Wounded Warrior Projectspokesperson
  • Beverly Perdue - Former Governor of North Carolina[4]
  • Francis Gary Powers - CIA pilot shot down flying a reconnaissance mission over the Soviet Union, precipitating the 1960 U2 Incident.<ref>"Biography On U-2 Pilot Francis Gary Powers" (PDF). DoDLive.mil. United States Department of Defense. Retrieved 2019.</

References

  1. ^ "Grundy High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ Parrish, Nancy (1999). Lee Smith, Annie Dillard, and the Hollins Group: A Genesis of Writers. Louisiana State University Press. p. 170. ISBN 9780807142356.
  3. ^ Hämmerling Smith, Nina. "HOT GALLERY: Who Are These Sporty Stars?". Snakkle. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ Hypes, Larry (November 7, 2008). "Grundy grad to be N.C. governor, Yanks may win, and coal needs a friend". Bluefield Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2014.

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