Benton Consolidated High School

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Benton Consolidated High School
Location
511 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812

United States
Information
TypePublic
School districtBenton Consolidated High School 103
SuperintendentAaron Mattox
PrincipalWade Thomas
Grades9 to 12
Enrollment565 (2016-17)[1]
CampusCity
Color(s)Maroon and white         
Athletics conferenceSouthern Illinois River-to-River Conference
MascotRanger/Rangerette
Team nameRangers
YearbookScarab
Website

Benton Consolidated High School (BCHS) is a public high school located in Benton, Illinois, United States. The campus is located in a city setting on Benton's east side.

Benton Consolidated High School is in a school district separate from the K-8 schools in and around Benton.

Athletics[edit]

The school's athletic teams (Rangers) compete in the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference. School sports include:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Scholar Bowl
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

The Rangers' main rival is the West Frankfort Redbirds, located seven miles south of the BCHS campus.

State championships[edit]

  • Team
    • 1979-80 - Girls' basketball, Class A
    • 2004 - Competitive dance (pom division), Class 1A
    • 2005-06 - Girls' track & field, Class A
    • 2007-08 - Girls' track & field, Class A
    • 2013 - Competitive dance (hip hop division), Class 1A
    • 2014 - Competitive dance (hip hop division), Class 2A
    • 2015 - Competitive dance (hip hop division), Class 2A
  • Individual
    • 2007-08 - Zach Wilson, wrestling, 140 pounds

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Benton Cons High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 17, 2019.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°59′48″N 88°54′39″W / 37.99667°N 88.91083°W / 37.99667; -88.91083