Highlands County Athletics
~ Welcome to Highlands County Athletics ~
Highlands County is a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA). Athletics builds our communities through the engagement of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and creates a threshold for Avon Park, Lake Placid, and Sebring to connect in a positive experience.
~ Athletic Mission Statement ~
The athletic programs are an integral part of the overall educational experience. Athletics provide opportunities for physical, mental, emotional, and social development. Competition through athletics is viewed as a valuable experience because it challenges each student-athlete to strive for excellence, helps each student athlete discover their physical limits, and requires each student-athlete to work cooperatively as a member of a team. While winning is a natural goal in the pursuit of excellence, the principles of good sportsmanship take precedence at all times and enhance the educational value of all contests.
~ Athletics Guarantee Every Athlete 3 Inherent Rights ~
To be coached
To improve their health through strength and conditioning
To compete for athletic opportunities
Everything else is a privilege.
Forms & Insurance
(Needed To Participate)
Athletic paperwork must be completed through athleticclearance.com
Create a free account
Upload physical and proof of insurance
All forms signed by parent/guardian and student
Submitted to the school through athletic clearance
Avon Park High - Sherri Whidden
Lake Placid High - Jason Holden
Sebring High - Jasone DeWitt
Avon Park Middle - Virginia Landress
Hill Gustat Middle - Vacant
Lake Placid Middle - Melinda Durrance
Sebring Middle - Stephanie Bova