Dr. John T. Hoggard is the eponym for Hoggard High School. Dr. Hoggard had an active career in education, beginning with his election as Chairman of the New Hanover County (NC) Board of Education in 1935, and ending with his death in 1965. His private papers are kept in the Manuscript Collection at the University of North Carolina—Wilmington.
The school mascot is the Viking, and the primary colors are blue and white.
The Hoggard football team won their eighth straight conference championship in 2009, led by Coach Scott Braswell. In 2007, the team won the state championships with an undefeated record. Hoggard played the championship game against Mount Tabor and defeated them by a score of 28-0.
John T. Hoggard High School is known in its immediate area for its strong academic programs. It offers fourteen Advanced Placement courses and a substantial number of honors classes. In its class of 2007, 67% of graduating students went on to four-year colleges, and another 29% went on to two-year colleges. 90% of the... Read More