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Villa Rica High School Celebrates the Opening of the Newly Renovated Sam McIntyre Stadium

Sep 02 2021

On Saturday, August 28, Villa Rica High School hosted a dedication ceremony for the newly renovated Sam McIntyre Stadium. The venue offers many state-of-the-art features including a 17’ x 30’ Watchfire digital video board, a Danley Audio stadium speaker system, MUSCO LED stadium lighting, an astro-turf field, and a new synthetic track. The new stadium also has a capacity of more than 4,000 and a brand new stadium concourse with a large concession area and restroom facilities. 

“We are very excited to celebrate such a special occasion in the history of Villa Rica High School,” stated Seth Rogers, Principal of Villa Rica High School. “The Board of Education’s commitment to investing in this premier facility will positively impact the lives of our students for many years to come.”

The dedication ceremony included recognition of community members, past and present board members, vendors, district leaders, and school staff who have played a vital role in the advancement of Wildcat athletics. Additionally, a tribute video was shared highlighting the history of Sam McIntyre Stadium and the progression of the renovation project. 

Scott Cowart, Superintendent of Carroll County School System added, “We are appreciative to everyone who has been part of this extensive project to ensure that our students, fans, and the community have premier opportunities and exciting game day experiences. The history of Villa Rica High School is rich and filled with examples of how the school and community come together in positive ways. This stadium project is another example of that partnership, and we are proud to have added to the rich Wildcat legacy.”

To learn more about the Sam McIntyre Dedication Ceremony, click here to view the tribute video.

*Photo courtesy Michael Valentine Photography