50th Graduating Class Of Watauga High Receives Diplomas On Saturday

Last Updated on June 12, 2016 7:57 pm

“Over 15,000 graduates and 3,000 faculty/staff have been at Watauga High over the past 50 yrs according to Principal Gasperson. #WeAreWatauga‬” That was a tweet sent out by Assistant Superintendent Stephen Martin in marking a milestone for Watauga High.

This past Saturday marked the 6th graduating class from the current Watauga High location, which opened in 2010, but the 50th overall for Watauga High School.

The original Watauga High open in 1965, and was the result of five high schools merging. They were Appalachian High School (1938-1965), Blowing Rock Union School, Cove Creek, and Watauga Consolidated School.

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