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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...

WCHS hosting free community Thanksgiving meal Nov. 21

Local residents will have the chance to enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal next Wednesday, Nov. 21, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Whitley County High School thanks to the efforts of several volunteers. “We have four foundational principles we operate by here. The fourth one of those...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018

Benefit concert, 5K planned for Whitley senior battling cancer

A Whitley County High School Senior is fighting for his life and family, friends and the community are hosting multiple events to support him and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital where he is undergoing treatment. Jared Wilson was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer in late...

Board approves medical career pathway for students at WCHS

Whitley County High School students thinking about going into the medical field as a career will now be able to get a taste what the profession is like, and get real life training in the process. During its monthly meeting Thursday, the Whitley County Board of Education approved...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018

WCHS sophomore passes away Saturday at her home

Funeral arrangements have been set for Wednesday afternoon for a Whitley County High School student, who died Saturday. Bethany Faith Lawson, 16, of Limestone Branch, Williamsburg, died at her home. She was to be a sophomore at Whitley County High School this fall. Lawson was...
Posted On 12 Aug 2018

WCHS student selected for ORNL Program

A Whitley County High School student was selected to participate in the annual summer learning program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN. Blake McCullah will participate in the high school program this summer along with 48 other students from 10 states within the...
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