Cosby High School

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Cosby High School
Address
14300 Fox Club Parkway
Midlothian, Virginia 23112
Information
School typePublic high school
Founded2006
School districtChesterfield County Public Schools
PrincipalDr. Brenda Mayo
Grades9-12
Enrollment1,758  (2007-2008)
LanguageEnglish
CampusSuburban
Color(s)                   
Columbia Blue, Silver, Black, White
MascotTitan
RivalClover Hill High School
Manchester High School
Atlhetic ConferenceVirginia High School League
AAA Central Region
AAA Dominion District
Website
 
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Cosby High School
Address
14300 Fox Club Parkway
Midlothian, Virginia 23112
Information
School typePublic high school
Founded2006
School districtChesterfield County Public Schools
PrincipalDr. Brenda Mayo
Grades9-12
Enrollment1,758  (2007-2008)
LanguageEnglish
CampusSuburban
Color(s)                   
Columbia Blue, Silver, Black, White
MascotTitan
RivalClover Hill High School
Manchester High School
Atlhetic ConferenceVirginia High School League
AAA Central Region
AAA Dominion District
Website

Cosby High School is a public secondary school located in Midlothian, Virginia.

Cosby is a part of Chesterfield County Public Schools and is located at 14300 Fox Club Parkway. The school mascot is the Cosby Titan.

Cosby High School opened for the 2006-2007 school year.

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Athletics

Cosby High School is a member of group AAA in the Virginia High School League. They are a part of the AAA Central Region and AAA Dominion District.

Cosby has won the Dominion District All Sports Cup for the last five years. (2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12).[1] In 2012, they won the Wells Fargo Cup, which honors the VHSL high school with the most prominent athletic department on the state level.[2] They became the first Central Region team to win the cup in the 28 year history of the award.

Baseball

In June 2011, Cosby alumni Jake Lowery won the Johnny Bench Award, naming him the number one catcher in the NCAA.[3]

Cheerleading

In 2010, Cosby's Competitive Cheerleading team won the school's first VHSL AAA State Championship. The Cosby Cheerleaders, in addition to winning the fourth straight Central VA SpiritFest competition in Charlottesville, won the "Triple Crown" in VHSL competition: Dominion District, Central Region, and State Championship. They were the first Dominion District team to make it to State Finals since 2008 and then the first Dominion District team to win a State Championship in Competitive Cheer; also, the first Central Region team to win a state championship in Competitive Cheer.

In 2011, Cosby's Competitive Cheerleading team won their second VHSL AAA State Championship. They were the third team to ever win the crown back to back. In addition, the team once again won the "Triple Crown." winning the Dominon District, Central Region, and State Championships.[4]

Soccer

In 2010, the Cosby Girls Soccer team made it to the VHSL AAA State Finals, losing to Stone Bridge High School 4-0.[5]

In 2011, Luis Rendon, Colombian native and a Junior at Cosby, was named the 2010-2011 Gatorade Player of the Year for Boy's Soccer, making him one of the first Juniors to win this award.[6]

In 2012, the Cosby Girls Soccer team won the AAA State Championship. They defeated Broad Run High School in Penalty Kicks, and ended their season with an undefeated record of 23-0-1.[7]

Football

In 2011, Cosby's Boys Football team went 9-1 for the season, only losing to L.C. Bird High School. That November, while playing James River High School, running back Curtis Stancil made a 99 yard touchdown run, beating the previous state record of 97 yards.[8][9]

Track & Field

On February 25, 2011, Cosby's Girls Indoor Track team earned the title of State Runner-up in the AAA Division to Western Branch High School. Megan Moye was state champion in the girl's 3200m and 1600m run, in 10:37.81 and 4:55.37, respectively.

On March 11, 2011, Megan Moye became Cosby's first All-American by placing 6th in the 2 mile run at the New Balance Indoor Nationals. Her time was 10:32.89.[10]

On June 3, 2011, Megan Moye became the state champion in Outdoor Track in the 1600m run. She ran a 4:48.21, breaking the state meet record.[11] [12]

On February 25, 2012, Cosby's Girls Indoor Track team won the AAA State Title, overthrowing last year's Western Branch HS. Megan Moye was the state champion in the girl's 3200m and 1600m run. De'Nisha Smith, Alex Moseley, Gina D'Orazio, and Molly Novak were the girl's 4X400 state champions. As well as Elena Wirz, Jayden Metzger, Alaina Redd, and Megan Moye winning the 4X800 state title.

Cosby High School's first national champions were seen at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in June 2012. The 1600m Sprint Medley team of De'Nisha Smith, Molly Novak, Alex Moseley, and Megan Moye won in a time of 3:55.17.

Volleyball

In 2009, Cosby's Boys Volleyball Team made the VHSL AAA State Finals, losing to Clover Hill High School 3-0.[13]

Wrestling

In 2011, Austin Coburn became Cosby's first individual state champion by winning the 171 pound weight class in wrestling.[14]

Performing arts

Cosby High School's performance of "Hard Candy" earned them the Dominion District Champion spot as well as Runner Up at Central Regionals. Their performance of "Power Play" earned them the Dominion District Championship. Recently Cosby's performance of the show "Over the River and Through the Woods" earned them Runner Up at the Dominion District Championship, First Place at Central Regionals, and 4th Place at Virginia State Competition. Cosby high school marching band has received a superior rating of the years 2009-2012

Traditions

Cosby High School features an annual competition every year entitled "Mr. Cosby" featuring several male seniors participating in a Miss America style event that includes swimsuit, talent, and interview portions.

Cosby High School is also notable for its weekly broadcast of, "TNN," the Titan News Network. It features students taking journalism interviewing various students and teachers around the school about different going-ons.

The School also features a fan organization called "Lightning Legion" that gathers a large group of students to go to every sports game to support their peers.

Health Science Specialty Center

A Health Science Specialty Center opened in the fall of 2007, with a goal of developing special partnerships with many community health organizations such as Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, VCU School of Medicine, Chippenham/Johnston-Willis Medical Center, Brandermill Woods Retirement Center, and John Tyler Community College programs.

Notes

Coordinates: 37°24′21.3″N 77°42′9.8″W / 37.405917°N 77.702722°W / 37.405917; -77.702722