McComb High School

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McComb High School is a public school in McComb, Mississippi, United States, serving 740 students in grades 9-12, as of 2017.[1]

Athletics

McComb High School offers multiple sports, including baseball, football, and basketball.

Alumni

The school has produced multiple professional athletes, including NFL players Cooper Carlisle, Damon Felder, and Bobby Felder; AFL standout and NFL free agent Terrence Crimiel; NBA champion Jackie Butler; Major League Baseball players Jarrod Dyson, Adrian Brown and Pete Young; minor league players Peter Austin, Alonzo Harris and Bobby Porter. Draft pick Horace Holmes attended the school as well.[2]

Woodie Assaf, who was the weatherman at WLBT television in Jackson from 1953 to 2001, and was reported to be the weatherman with the longest tenure at the same station in U.S. broadcasting history, attended McComb High School.[3]

Blues musician Vasti Jackson attended McComb High School.[4]

Clubs and activities

The school offers multiple clubs and activities including Spanish Club, Drama Club, and Art Club.[5]

References

  1. ^ Great Schools
  2. ^ Alumni
  3. ^ "Woodie Assaf biography", The Clarion-Ledger, March 6, 2007.
  4. ^ "Vasti Jackson Bio", May 7, 2015
  5. ^ School page Archived 2006-07-18 at the Wayback Machine.

Coordinates: 31°14′39″N 90°27′46″W / 31.244260°N 90.462893°W / 31.244260; -90.462893

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