- Mount Hebron High School
Mount Hebron High SchoolHome of the Vikings Location 9440 Route 99
Ellicott City, MD 21042
Information Type Public high school Established 1965 Principal Scott Ruehl Faculty Approx 120 Enrollment 1,411 Color(s) Black and Gold Mascot Viking Website http://mthebron.com/
About the School
Mt. Hebron opened in 1965 as a junior high school. When Patapsco Middle School opened nearby in 1969, Mt. Hebron became a high school.  Mt. Hebron was ranked 671st in Newsweek magazine's "America's Best High Schools" listing in 2006 and was ranked 598th in 2007.
In 1989-90, Daniel Carroll won the County, Region, and 3A State championships in the Polevault for both indoor and outdoor track and field. In 2006, Elizabeth McCarter won the 3A state championship in cross country in a time of 19:49.11. The 2008 boys' cross country team won the Maryland Regional 2A Championship by placing all seven runners in the top 13. They followed that up by winning the Maryland State Championship with 57 points, 48 more than the 2nd place team. The 2009 boys' cross country team won the Howard County Championship and Maryland Regional 3A Championship.
Mt. Hebron boys' soccer team was ranked #20 in the nation in 2000. A former soccer coach at the school was Frederick Brocklander, following his retirement as a National League umpire. In 2006, the boys' varsity soccer team won the county championship, 2A/3A regional championship, and the 3A state championship. They ended the season with an undefeated 17-0-4 record, the best in school history.
Mt. Hebron had the #1 girls' varsity lacrosse team in the country for five of the past six years. The team won 15 of 16 possible state championships from 1991-2007 and won every possible Howard County championship since the sport's inception. They also hold the national record for consecutive wins, 107.
In 2008, Mt. Hebron's marching unit became the two millionth performers to march across Disneyland's Magic Kingdom. Also that year, the girls' varsity basketball team won the state championship with an undefeated record of 28-0.
In 2009, the Lancer Drill/dance team won the county-level competition. They became the Division 1 Maryland state champions in the high kick division at the MAPDA competition in 2009 as well. The dance team has also received first place in the National Music Festival competition with superior ratings every year since 2005.
Student population 2008 1,418 2007 1,427 2006 1,450 2005 1,612 2004 1,574 2003 1,553 2002 1,595 2001 1,483 2000 1,346 1999 1,266 1998 1,214 1997 1,246 1996 1,291 1995 1,290 1994 1,268 1993 1,228
- Aaron Maybin - football player with the New York Jets
- Barry Young - UNLV Basketball player from 1987-91, NCAA National Champion 1991, All-time Scoring Leader Maryland State Basketball
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