Brandon High School 100 Year Anniversary - 2014

The original Brandon Grade School was built in 1914, with grades 1-8, on the site which is now McLane Middle School as it was decided that the community needed one large school to house all the students in the area. In 1924 the first senior class graduated from BHS. There were eight graduates,46 students, and four teachers, including the principal, Prof. John T. Bushong.

Brandon High School 100 year Anniversary Celebration Event - Febuary 28 & March 1, 2014 - McLane Stadium

A Weekend of Family-Fun Festivities Including:

February 28, 2014

7 p.m., Community concert by the Brandon High orchestra in the school auditorium.

March 1, 2014

5k Fun Run/Walk
Register online. Click on the "5k Run" tab on the left side of the screen. Check in begins at 7:30 a.m.. Step off is 9:00 a.m.

Alumni Team Challenge
9:00 a.m. Team competitions in corn hole, horseshoes, 3 leg races, obstacle course, tug of war and more. Register your team online. Click the "Alumni Challenge" tab on the left side of the screen.

Silent Auction
If you would like to donate an item or service please email

Food Truck Rally
Eat Drink and Be Merry!
Bay area food trucks will provide a
wide variety of food to choose from.

4:15 p.m.
Concert by former American Idol finalist
and former Brandon High student
Jeremy Rosado and Jeannie Ortega,
who previously toured with Rihanna.

The concert marks the official beginning of the AIC artists’ national tour. Visit Jeremy's official website at

Add Much More......
- Performances by the alumni band, choir and Aquilla groups.
- Special backdrop for photo opportunities.
- Memory walk tours at both schools.
- Alumni tailgating area

Brandon High School 100 Year Celebration Commemorative T-Shirt
To order click on the "Membership" tab on the left side of the screen.

Premier parking passes are available for purchase. The “AG” parking pass is $10.00 and is on the west side of the stadium next to the footfall practice field. Parking passes will be mailed to you and will NOT be available for purchase on the day of the event. General parking is free and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Handicapped (disabled placard) will be available in the parking lot immediately in front of McLane stadium. To order click on the "Membership" tab on the left side of the screen.

Special guests and entertainment are being planned and corporate and personal sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Cher Stanbro 813-775-8096 or email at with any questions

The fun doesn't stop in the afternoon! Many restaurants in Brandon will be hosting after party discounts with wristbands. The celebration continues at 7 Brandon locations; Beef O Brady's, O'Brien's Irish Pub, Keith's Oaks, Tadpoles, O'Toole's Irish Pub, Green Iguana and Kerr's Wing House. These are the only official sponsors and will honor a 10% discount for BHS alumni with wristbands provided at the festival. Please try to visit all of these Brandon business and celebrate with your classmates. Say "Thank you" for helping sponsor this wonderful day for us! Stay tuned, read your Tampa Bay Times, and like us on Facebook (BHS 100th Anniversary Celebration) and as always your newsletters and frequently check your BHSAA website!

Ernest Hooper submitted an article on Friday, August 30, 2013. Click on the link below to read in its entirety.

All meetings are held on Mondays at the Original Beef O'Brad'ys, 210 S. Kings Ave., in Brandon.

October 21, 7:00 p.m.
November 4, 6:00 p.m.
November 18, 7:00 p.m.
December, 6, 6:00 p.m.
December 23, 7:00 p.m.
January 6, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
January 20, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
February 3, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
February17, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
February 22, 2014, Dress Rehearsal - McLane Stadium/Fussell Field (Time TBD)

November 13, 2012

A 100 Year Anniversary Committee has been created to plan for this once in a lifetime event. The committee is being chaired by Cher Stambro ( Volunteers are welcomed and needed in the planning of this event. If you are interested please contact Cher or use the "Contact Us" page on this site. As the committee meets and plans are finalized, information will be provided on this page.

2012 Hall of Fame Inductees - 10/23/2012

On October 23, 2012 the Brandon High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Dinner was held. New inductees included:

Ronda Storms - Class of 1983
Dwayne Schintzius - Class of 1986
Charles D. Michel - Class of 1981

For a photo of the inductees check out the "Hall of Fame" page on this website.

Lyle Flagg's Son Grades Principal Dad at Brandon High's Grand Reunion - 5/1/2012

Lyle Flagg, a former principal of Brandon High and also the charter principal of Armwood, is the subject of an interview with his son, Howard, at the Greater Brandon Area Community Picnic and Brandon High School Grand Reunion. See rest of story.

Coach's 'Class Act' Noted at Brandon Football Banquet - 12/21/2011

The Brandon High School football team, with parents and booster club supporters, gathered for a sports banquet at The Clubhouse on Kingsway Road to celebrate the 2011 season. Recently dismissed coach John Lima praised his players. See rest of story.

John Lima Out as Brandon Football Coach; Alumni, Parents Ask Why - 12/20/2011

The Brandon High community reacts to the news that head coach John Lima will not be returning to lead the football team in 2012. That came as a surprise to both alumni and boosters. See rest of story.

Class of '76 Gives Check To Brandon High School Alumni at The Clubhouse - 9/20/2011

At the The Clubhouse Sports Cafe in Brandon, members of the Class of '76 present a check to the Brandon High School Alumni Association for its scholarship program. The numbers add up to an interesting tidbit of Brandon history. See rest of story.