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Head Girls Coach Holly Scott

HS-crop-2FPD has named Holly Scott as its next head girls cross country coach, announced Friday, May 16 in a team meeting.

She begins her duties immediately, as former head coach April Cassell announced her intention not to return earlier in May.

“I am looking forward to continuing the excellent program that Coach Cassell built for the last several years,” Scott said. “I love the family atmosphere in FPD’s cross country program and am excited to be a part of program that is well-thought of by the faculty and administration.”

FPD Athletic Director Greg Moore said giving Scott the opportunity was an easy decision.

“Holly is very familiar with our program,” Moore said. “She understands the role our head coach plays in leading our runners. The girls will enjoy working with her.”

Scott is no stranger to the FPD campus, having served the last 15 years as a teacher and most recently as Community Service Director. During that time she has also been the head middle school cross country coach and assistant swim coach.

“I have loved getting students excited about running and good fitness,” Scott said. “I am thankful for this opportunity given to me by Headmaster Gregg Thompson and Coach Moore.”

A graduate of Clearwater High School in Florida, Scott competed in cross country and track before graduating from Vanderbilt.

2014 Girls Cross Country Schedule
Day Date Event Location Time/Result
Thursday August 21 Preseason Banquet FPD Cafeteria 6:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday August 29-30 Clara Bowl Berry College (Rome-GA) TBD
Monday September 1 Labor Day Road Race Vineville Baptist Church (Macon) 8 a.m.
Saturday September 13 Wesleyan Invitational The Wesleyan School (Peachtree Corners-GA) 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday September 17 Stratford Invitational Stratford Academy (Macon) 4:50 p.m.
Wednesday September 24 FPD/WRHS Invitational Georgia Children's Home (Macon) 4:50 p.m.
Friday-Saturday October 3-4 Great American Cross Country Festival WakeMed Soccer Park (Cary-NC) 8:00 a.m.
Friday-Monday October 10-13 Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (Orlando-FL) 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday October 15 Mt. de Sales Meet Cavalier Fields (Macon-GA) 5:10 p.m.
Saturday October 25 Last Chance Meet Carrollton High School (Carrollton-GA) 8 a.m.
Wednesday October 29 GHSA Area 1 Private Meet Georgia Children's Home 1:10 p.m.
Friday-Saturday November 7-8 GHSA Class-A State Meet Carrollton High School (Carrollton-GA) 3:30 p.m.
Thursday November 20 Postseason Banquet FPD Cafeteria 6:30 p.m.
2014 Girls Cross Country Roster
Player Year
TBD TBD

Upcoming Events

Volleyball at Upson Lee

The volleyball team travels to play Upson Lee. Time TBD.
When: Thu August 21 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Softball vs. Mt. de Sales

The softball team opens region play hosting Mt. de Sales at 5:55 p.m. at the FPD Softball Complex.
When: Thu August 21 5:55 PM - 8:00 PM

Cross Country Preseason Banquet

The FPD cross country teams will have their annual preseason banquet on Thursday, August 121 at 6:30 p.m. in the FPD Cafeteria.
When: Thu August 21 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM