WCHS athletes excel in classroom

By | May 31, 2015 5:00 am

While there is much attention placed on the success of White County’s student athletes as they play their sports, their most important successes are sometimes overlooked.

White County can be proud of the fact that so many of the players they watch compete in their respective sports are more than getting the job done in the classroom as well.

Each year, when the WCHS Top Ten is announced for the current graduating class, more times than not, the list is filled with names of athletes that spent all four years of their high school careers finding time to not only make the grade, but also play at least one sport.

Take this year as an example. Shelby R. Johnson was the salutatorian. Johnson was a four-year member of both the Warriorette volleyball and basketball teams and also shot for the archery team. She was joined in the top ten by four more student athletes who had competed for four years for the maroon and gray. Those were Autumn Ferree (soccer), Cole Vaughn (basketball), Alex Lewis (volleyball and basketball) and Hyle Robbins (basketball and archery).

Read the rest of the story in Monday’s print edition of The Expositor.

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