• Gaston County Schools 50 Anniversary

    What a wonderful celebration!
      Our “Big 50 Anniversary” during the 2018-2019 academic year was all that we wanted it to be and more as we commemorated the golden anniversary of the unified Gaston County Schools.


    We would like to thank our eight Presenting Sponsors for making the celebration possible:  American & Efird, Beam Construction Company, CaroMont Health, City of Gastonia, Gaston County Education Foundation, GSM Services, Scribbles Software, and Wells Fargo.

    We also would like to acknowledge the members of the “Big 50 Anniversary” planning committee for their efforts to make the celebration happen:

    ▪ Bryan Denton, Hunter Huss High School

    ▪ Audrey Devine, Stuart W. Cramer High School

    ▪ Chad Duncan, Athletics

    ▪ Thressia Greer, Lingerfeldt Elementary School

    ▪ Todd Hagans, Communications

    ▪ Cindy Owens, W.C. Friday Middle School

    ▪ Philip Ratchford, Academic Services

    ▪ Jacqueline Robinson, Hunter Huss High School

    ▪ Julian Wilson, York Chester Middle School

    ▪ Valerie Yatko, Business Partnerships

    Thank you to everyone who had a hand in making our “Big 50 Anniversary” one to remember.  Everything about it was golden!

    Our “Big 50 Anniversary” is now a part of our rich history.  Fortunately, we have the videos below that captured some of our most memorable anniversary moments.

Back-to-School Convocation 2018

“Big 50” Parade

Video Tour: “Gaston County Schools: Our Sports History and More” Exhibit

Gaston County Schools Spelling Bee

“Big 50” Employee Talent Show

“Big 50” Reception

PRESENTING SPONSORS