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Charlotte Catholic High School
Address
7702 Pineville Matthews Road
Charlotte, North Carolina, (Mecklenburg County), 28226
 United States
Coordinates 35°5′18″N 80°51′0″W / 35.08833°N 80.85°W / 35.08833; -80.85Coordinates: 35°5′18″N 80°51′0″W / 35.08833°N 80.85°W / 35.08833; -80.85
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Established 1955
Principal Gerald Healy
Asst. Principal Steve Carpenter
Angela Montague
Chaplain Father Robert Conway
Grades 912
Color(s) Columbia Blue, White and Red               
Mascot Cougar
Accreditation(s) Southern Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Newspaper The Chronicle
Dean of Students Randy Belk
Athletic Director Kevin Christmas
Website

Charlotte Catholic High School is a private, diocesan high school in Charlotte, North Carolina founded in 1955. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte.

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Athletics

The school's mascot is the cougar. Charlotte Catholic's school colors are red, white, and columbia blue. CCHS has 31 teams competing in 14 different sports as members of the MEGA 7 3A/4A Conference. It had previously been in the 2A conference until 2006. Charlotte Catholic is one of only three non-public school members of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.

The women's swim team won four consecutive state 2A championships (2001–2005) and the men's team won their first 2A championship in 2005. In 2006, the school was advanced to the 3A division and the school won both the men's and women's state swimming championships (2006). In 2005, the Cougars won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Division 3AA Football State Championship, after winning the 2AA Title in 2004.

In 2004–2005 the following teams qualified for the state playoffs: Men's and Women's Track, Volleyball, Football, Men's and Women's Tennis, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men's and Women's Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Swimming, Men's Golf, and Lacrosse. Also in the 2004–2005 school year, there were 14 conference champions, 12 state team champion and 3 state individual champions. The successes of the athletic program led to the 7th consecutive year that CCHS was awarded the Wachovia Cup for overall athletic excellence. In 2005, Catholic also joined the Queen City 3A-4A Conference as a 3A team.

Fine Arts

The school puts on two major theatrical productions per year: a fall drama produced by the drama department, and a spring musical produced by the drama department directed by Lonnie Billard. The shows are produced on the stage within the gymnasium. There are also 2 major productions done per year via the chorus and honors chorus, one at Christmas time, and one at the end of the year. Both are directed by Dottie Tippit, and in the final production usually has a set of songs done by the graduating seniors of both classes.

Notable alumni

References

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