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WCHS designated area career technology education center

Thanks in part to its new designation as an official local area career technology education center, Whitley County High School is hoping to expand the number of career pathways that it is offering for students. In other words, the school district is hoping that this will further...
Posted On 18 Sep 2021

WCHS students getting valuable career certifications

High school isn’t what it used to be when most people who are 50 and older attended it, or even many folks now in their 40s or even 30s. Some students are now graduating high school with the ability to enter the work force already certified in a field and able to start a career....
Posted On 16 Sep 2021

2021 Whitley County High School graduating class

A total of 208 Whitley County High School seniors said goodbye during graduation ceremonies held on May 8 at The Corbin Arena. Senior class officers were President McKenzie Walters, Vice President Natalie Shelton, Secretary/Treasurer Emily Bryant, and Ambassadors Alycin Croley...

‘Burg Kiwanis club awards scholarships

Williamsburg Kiwanis Club President David Perry (far right) recently presented $500 scholarships to three deserving graduating seniors, including: Whitley County High School senior Dania Esser (far left), who received the Kiwanis Achievement Scholarship; and Williamsburg High...
Posted On 30 May 2021

2021 Governor’s Scholars announced

Whitley County High School Whitley County School District Superintendent John Siler presented the 2021 Governor’s Scholars recipients with a certificate for their accomplishments. Whitley County High School’s 2021 Governor’s Scholars include: Luke Baker, Rebecca Meadors, Leslie...

Whitley Co. student named NHS Scholar

McKenzie Walters, a senior at Whitley County High School, has been named a National Honor Society (NHS) Scholar. According to the school’s Facebook page, “[Walters] has demonstrated a strong commitment to the four pillars of NHS: scholarship, service, leadership, and character....

Colonel Players presenting ‘Alibis’ April 29-30

The Whitley County High School’s Colonel Players will be having a busy seven days starting Saturday. First the group will be hosting the Eastern Kentucky Dramatic Arts Society (EKDAS) Festival for the first time on Saturday, April 24. Then days later the group will be presenting...
Posted On 23 Apr 2021

Alicyn Croley signs to play volleyball at Transylvania University

Whitley County High School senior Alicyn Croley signed her letter of intent on March 24 to play for Transylvania University next season. Croley started playing volleyball in the fifth grade. She was a three year starter on the high school volleyball team. Last season, she had 200...
Posted On 31 Mar 2021

WCHS planning in-person graduation ceremony May 8

In-person graduation plans for this school year and a start date for the next school year were among the items discussed by the Whitley County Board of Education during its monthly meeting Thursday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021

2021 Homecoming royalty announced at Whitley Co. High

Katy Powers, senior, was crowned the 2021 Basketball Homecoming Queen at the Whitley County Colonels vs. Williamsburg basketball game last Saturday. Powers is the daughter of Tracy and Travis Powers. She was escorted by her brother, Kaden Powers. Whitley County won the game...