Columbia High School
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1888 to Present Day
Columbia High School (CHS) is a four-year public high school located in Lake City, Florida. The school mascot is the Fighting Tigers and the colors are purple and gold.
Extra curricular activities at the school include a FIRST Robotics team, the Academy of Graphic Design, Athletics, Band, Color Guard, and two chapters of Future Farmers of America.
Columbia high football has been an important part of the community since it began, and was at one time the winningest program in the state of Florida. It won regional championships in 1969, 1998 & 2003, made it to the Quarter-Finals in 1975, 1982, 1984, 1988, 1990, 1995, 1999, 2001 & 2002, and earned a State Championship victory in 1967.
The Columbia High School Marching Band has been ranked superior in the Florida Bandmasters Association Marching Performance Assessment for 16 years.