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Published: April 6, 2022

The Southern Garrett High School Alumni Association is pleased to announce that anyone donating any amount to the Field House Campaign will receive a one-year membership in the Association. What does it mean to be part of SGHSAA? It means you are supporting the students through scholarships, purchases of needed equipment, and honoring them through […]

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Published: March 7, 2022

A campaign is underway to provide the last piece needed for the new Athletic-Band Complex at Southern. While public funding provided for the new field and track, and other amenities, there were no funds for the needed Field House. This important and vital structure would house rest rooms, concession, half-time and training rooms, and ticketing. […]

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Published: January 26, 2022

Congratulations go out to Southern’s Head Coach, Tom Bosley! Tom, a member of the Class of ‘71, has been chosen as Head Coach of the East All Stars in the McDonald’s All American Basketball Game, which will be held in Chicago on March 29th. The players selected for the game are made up of the 24 best players in the country. The McDonald’s All American Games, now in its forty-fifth year, is viewed as the most prestigious tournament for high school athletes.

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Published: December 13, 2021

We're pleased to announce that our 2021 Annual Review has been mail out to our members. You can download a digital copy of the report here: SMS_annualreview_Fall2021 It features our new website, the Field House Campaign, the Dansforth Recipients, an Alumni Spotlight, our Hall of Fame, and more! If you're not yet a member, contact […]

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Published: September 1, 2021

Jenny Hickman, Class of 2002, is a published author creating quite a stir in the romantic genre with her trilogy of books!

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Published: September 1, 2021

Congratulations to the recipients of the Southern Garrett High School Alumni Association Scholarships, Meghan Bittinger and Brogan Kealy.

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Published: September 1, 2021

Another wonderful Reunion opportunity. Details below!

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Published: September 1, 2021

Congratulations go out to Hana Nazelrod and Brogan Kealy, the 2021 Recipients of the Danforth Leadership Award.

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Published: September 1, 2021

The Southern High Class of 1971 recently held its 50th Reunion, with a casual event on Friday, July 16th, followed by a dinner on Saturday, July 17th.

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Published: September 1, 2021

The Southern High Class of 1986 recently had its 35th Reunion.

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Published: September 1, 2021

Congratulations to Sue (Mason) Newton, on being named to the Garrett County Women’s Hall of Fame Class of 2021.

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Published: September 1, 2021

Southern is returning to the stage-an outdoor stage! Your Alumni Association is a proud sponsor of “Legally Blonde”, and applaud Erin White, and all the students who will make this performance a smashing success!

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Published: February 19, 2021

Garrett County Schools Superintendent Barbara Baker has announced the appointment of Ryan Wolf to the position of principal at Southern Garrett High School beginning with the 2020-21 school year. Wolf is the first SHS alumni to hold this position.

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Published: February 19, 2021

GaCo’s quite ambitious mission is this: for all students across the Appalachian region to emerge from elementary school STEM-Ready. That is, to give every student the opportunity to develop the necessary skills to ensure their success in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

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Published: February 19, 2021

West Virginia Wesleyan College alumnus Philip Adams will continue his Lyme disease research passion as an independent research scholar at the National Institutes of Health.

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Published: February 19, 2021

Clay Todd, a religion and five-year master of business administration 2020 graduate from Oakland, MD, was named the Wesleyan Inspiration Award winner at the College’s annual Awards Ceremony.

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Published: February 19, 2021

During Southern Garrett High School’s virtual commencement exercises June 20, 2020 two seniors received the William H. Danforth “I Dare You” Award.

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Published: February 19, 2021

Southern’s winter featured a three-peat state champion wrestling squad, an undefeated bowling team, and 1A Final Four berths by both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams.

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