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Three high school graduation ceremonies now set at The Arena

If you are planning to go see a local high senior graduate this year, then chances are good that you will be heading to The Arena in Corbin, where graduation ceremonies for Corbin High School, Whitley County High School and Lynn Camp High School will be held in the coming weeks....
Posted On 08 May 2019
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Williamsburg, Corbin high schools in the top 3,000 nationally according to U.S. News and World Report

Two high schools in Whitley County ranked well in a recently published national news magazine’s online list of the best high schools in the state and country. Williamsburg High School was the 27th top school listed in the state, and Corbin High School was the 32nd top school out...
Posted On 08 May 2019

WCHS Vo-Ag program will avoid cuts after Croley delays retirement

The ongoing controversy over whether the Whitley County High School agriculture program will be reduced in order to make way for an industrial maintenance career pathway for students appears to have ended. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019

WCHS AG supporters come out to protest proposed program cuts

Dozens of people gathered in front of the old Whitley County Courthouse late Thursday afternoon many of whom were carrying signs saying, “We Support FFA” or “We Support Ag.” Many sported or held up blue shirts with the words “Support Whitley County FFA #WCFFAPROUD.” You need to...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019

WCHS Culinary Arts Program named to 2019 Elite 50

For the fourth consecutive year, the Whitley County High School Culinary Arts Program has been named to the 2019 Elite 50, an annual selection of the top 50 secondary school hospitality programs in the nation. “We are again honored to be one of the Elite 50 hospitality programs...
Posted On 27 Mar 2019

Industrial Maintenance Pathway could bring Vo-Ag changes to WCHS

What skills can our local high school students learn today that will give them a leg up on finding good, high-paying jobs in the future? What skill sets do local industries need students to learn so that their future workforce needs will be met? One of the answers Whitley County...
Posted On 06 Mar 2019

WCHS moving graduation ceremony to The Arena in Corbin

If you’re dreading the thought of having to cram into a hot packed Whitley County Middle School Gym in late May or early June to see high school seniors graduate, or worse having to go into the middle school cafeteria to watch it on television because there isn’t enough room for...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019

Whitley County gets first look at new Head Football Coach Jep Irwin

Whitley County Colonel County had its first opportunity to size up new Head Football Coach Jep Irwin Friday night during a meet-and-greet at the high school. Irwin is very familiar with high school football in the area, having previously coached South Laurel, before moving to...

Whitley, Hancock County students chosen for pilot two-year IT apprenticeship program

Instead of flipping burgers at a fast food restaurant and making minimum wage, Whitley County High School juniors Morgan McKiddy, Blake McCullah and Conner Wilson along with Hancock County High School junior Casey Baize have a different part-time job and will be learning a trade...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Local students participate in Paid Apprentice Program

Whitley County High School students Samuel “Blake” McCullah, Connor Wilson, and Morgan Mckiddy were honored by EWDC Deputy Secretary Josh Benton for their participation in the Dataseam IT Support Specialist Apprenticeship Program. The Dataseam IT Support Specialist Apprenticeship...