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Bolton Alum Garrett Copeland, 2013, was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the MLB Draft the past week. Congratulations!

in the 42nd Annual Bonner Relays at Harding Academy, Bolton had the following winners: First place
Boys distance medley(1600, 800, 800, 1600): Tuwun Fleming, Zach Pendley, Dennis Hathorn, Chance Rone
Boys 4x110m shuttle hurdle relay: Daryl Warren, Donereco Young, Brian Gordon, Brody Myers
Girls long jump: Dionna Warner, Emily Sturgell, Heaven Thompson
Second place
Boys 4x800m relay: Chance Rone, Zach Pendley, Dennis Hathorn, Tuwun Fleming
Girls 4x400m relay: Zoe Simpson, Daisha Barker, Kayla McKinney, Jada Miller

Gavin Bishop
Academic All-Star

Gavin, a senior, is a dedicated student who plans to pursue a career in nursing. He holds a 4.030 weighted grade point average and scored 31 on the ACT. He ranks in the top 10% of his class of 380 seniors. He is an important member of the school's HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) and serves as the chairman of its fundraising group. He recently placed first in the HOSA Regional Competition and qualified for state competition in the area of Health Care Issues.

Congratulations to the Bolton baseball team and Coach Scotty Yount who were named #6 in the Commercial Appeal Dandy Dozen.

Congratulations to Jaterius Graham who placed 6th in th TSSAA state wrestling tournament!

Kris Bledsoe and Nick Wilson recently made the Best of the Preps for Wrestling in the Commercial Appeal.

Congratulations to Cara Donaldson who was named Collierville's Outstanding Teen in a scholarship pageant recently.

Congratulation to Bolton's Knowledge Bowl team that recently they Hutchison by a 100 point margin. Way to go team members Anna Kirby, Julia Canfield, Amos Nasongo, and Josiah Hoss!

Julia Canfield-Phillips was recently chosen Commercial Appeal Academic All-Star for Speech and Drama, and Rebecca Buchanan was chosed for Career/Technical.

Congratulations to the following students who qualified for the Alll State Choir: Alexia Buckner, Jessica Collins, Camilia Dillard, Asia Smith, Patrick Wallace, Hannah Walton, and Claire Ward and to their director, Mr. Dumser

Please join us in congratulating our orchestra members Jennifer Locke (Violin), Joshua Bagoyado (Violin) and Mykaela Taylor (Viola) for making both the All-West and All-State Orchestras. Congrats also to their director, Mr. Neal.

Congratulations to Kerrice Watson who signed with Cumberland University to play basketball.

17 of our Bolton Orchestra students recently participated in the West TN Band and Orchestra Association's Solo and Ensemble Festival. Each student performed a solo and in a small group for a judge. All of our students earned either superior or excellent. They came away with 13 superior and 7 excellent medals. Congratulations to them and their teacher Mr. Richard Neal!

We are especially proud of our Bolton athletes for being nominated as an A.F. Bridges Finalist. This award is for sportsmanship throughout the entire school year for all athletic teams. In order to be a finalist, our school had no player or coach ejections. This is the second year we have accomplished this outstanding goal. One Bolton athlete will receive a $1000 scholarship. Congrats to all our coaches and athletes for showing exemplary sportsmanship.
As a recipient of this award, a senior athlete at our school will be awarded a $1000 scholarship.

Bolton had a very high number of students qualify for the All-West TN Instrumental ensembles this year. Twenty-five students will represent our school at the February Band and Orchestra clinic at the Cannon Center, with 11 alternates. Elevan students will go on to the All-State level in April (the highest number in our program's history). Bolton ranks in the top 7 each year of 125 participating schools. Congratulations!

Jasmine Robertson and Hunter Beckham were chosen to perform solo pieces in front of the 1,000 student delegation at the TN State a Thespian Conference this weekend. Jasmine won the $1,000 state acting scholarship! Alexia Buckner not only was elected to the state executive board, she was voted PRESIDENT!

Thirteen outstanding Bolton students were featured in the January edition of the local "Southern Soul" magazine.


Bolton students SAIL Through Academics – Congrats to Mrs. McCall and her SAILS math students!

Congratulations to the following members of the Bolton Orchestra who earned positions in the All-West TN Honors Orchestra in auditions on Saturday the 15th: Joshua Bagoyado - 1st Violin, 4th chair; Jennifer Lock - 1st Violin, 5th chair; Mykaela Taylor - Viola, 1st alternate; Christian Hearn - Cello, 12th chair
Joshua and Jennifer were also selected for the All-State Orchestra!!





























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Bolton High School enjoys a rich and unique history in Shelby County, Tennessee. The current campus exists on the former Hoboken Plantation that was owned by Wade H. Bolton. Upon his death in 1869, the prominent land owner set aside 1,200 acres for the founding of an agricultural college. Bolton operated as an agricultural college and teachers' preparatory school from 1887 to 1911, whereupon it became part of the Shelby County School system. By 1925, Bolton had been designated as a secondary school and has remained a part of Shelby County Schools ever since.

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The guiding principle of Bolton High School is the development of the individual youth for a purposeful life. Our mission is to help students achieve their potentials and acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become productive citizens.


1. Fostering a secure environment where instruction and learning are the primary focuses.

2. Developing students with vital skills in math, reading, research, technology, communication, and critical thinking necessary to become productive citizens.

3. Helping students form positive attitudes, positive characteristics, and mutual respect.

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