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Frenship High School

Coordinates: 33°31′04″N 102°00′37″W / 33.5178°N 102.0103°W / 33.5178; -102.0103

Frenship High School
Address
N FM 179
Wolfforth, Texas, 79382-0100
United States
Information
School type Public high school
School district Frenship Independent School District
Principal Kim Spicer
Assistant principals Karen Newsom
Jim Burke
Tim Carter
Michael McKelvy
Shannon Morrison
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1825  (2010)
Color(s)                Blue, Gold & White
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAA
Mascot Tigers
Website

Frenship High School is a high school located in Wolfforth, Texas, USA. The school was originally known as Friendship High School. The school serves students in grades 9-12 from Wolfforth, Lubbock, and southwest Lubbock County. In 2011, the school was rated "Academically Acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[1]


Naming confusion

In 1935, Friendship High School (Frenship's predecessor) applied with four grade schools to become Friendship Independent School District. The state of Texas responded back that the name Friendship was already in use and automatically assigned the new district Frenship Independent School District.[2]

Curriculum

In January 2007, the Frenship Independent School District and South Plains College jointly created the Frenship Early College High School which is now known as Frenship Collegiate Prep High School. The Frenship Collegiate Prep (FCP) program allows students 60 hours of college credit or an Associates Degree at no cost to the student while earning their high school diploma.[3]

Athletics

The Frenship Tigers compete in the following sports:

Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Powerlifting, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Track, Softball & Baseball

State Titles

  • Boys Cross Country - [4]
    • 2002(4A)
  • Frenship Marching Band, 2011

Notable Students

  • William John Cox (Billy Jack Cox) public interest attorney, author, and political activist attended 1946-1956
  • Seth Doege, former Texas Tech Red Raiders football quarterback.
  • Tyler Lyons, Major League Baseball pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • David Thomas

References

External links

  • Frenship ISD Website


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