Champs School Profile – Titchfield High School

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Top: Titchfield captain Marcia Brown runs hard for 2nd place behind St Andrew’s Vilma Charlton in 1963. Bottom: Students compete on the Titchfield track.

It has been decades since Titchfield High School last lifted the cup at Girl’s Champs, but it does have a legacy to be proud of. Here are three facts about the team from Portland.

  1. Titchfield was the first school to win Girls’ Champs when the event moved to the National Stadium in 1963.
  2. Titchfield has won two Girls’ Champs titles.
  3. It is the first school in Girls’ Champs history to win back-to-back titles – 1963 and 1964.

Source: Champs 100: A Century of Jamaican High School Athletics 1910-2010 by Hubert Lawrence