WKHS Congratulates the Center for Public Health and Advanced Medical Studies HOSA

Congratulations to the Center for Public Health And Advanced Medical Students HOSA who had AWESOME results at this year’s SC HOSA Competition.  The results were Jenny Nankoua Yongue (1st place-Medical Innovations), Caitlin Murray (1st place-Medical Innovations), Allison Brigan (2nd place- Creative Problem Solving), Alexis Elledge (2nd place – Creative Problem Solving), Taylor Jones (2nd place – Creative Problem Solving), Karla Luevano (2nd place – Creative Problem Solving), Joseph Baierl (3rd place – Forensic Science), Xeerak Muhammad (3rd place – Forensic Science), Jesus Perez (3rd place – Dental Terminology), Trey Enright (3rd place- Medical Innovations), Amanda Zdunczyk (3rd place – Medical Innovations), Ryan Zuba (3rd place – Medical Innovations), Brooke Decker (3rd place, Public Service Announcement), Abbey Huff (3rd place, Public Service Announcement), Lindsey Sapp (3rd place, Public Service Announcement).  Congratulations again to all!

WKHS DECA does well at State Competition

First place winners at this year’s State DECA Competition were Kelli Eichelberger (Entrepreneurship Innovation Plan and Olivia DiPiazza(Entrepreneurship Innovation Plan)
and Eric Lewis-(Principles of Finance)  Second place winners were Jarron Riddick (Automotive Services Marketing), Londa Pringle (Food Marketing Series) and -Da’Jon Elliott (Quick Serve Restaurant Management).  A third Place win was awarded to Chrysta Stevenson (Food Marketing Series).  Fifth place wins went to Holly Smith (Apparel & Accessories), Stephen Jones (Principles of Hospitality and Tourism) and Alex Schlageter (Principles of Marketing).  Placing in the top ten (All State) were Nicholas Quinn (Marketing Communications Series) and Sydney Cook (Restaurant and Food Service Management).

Recognized today on Daughtrey’s #howlaboutit left to right:  Da’Jon Elliott, Eric Lewis, Olivia DiPiazza, Principal Daughtrey, Londa Pringle, Kelli Eichelberger, Stephen Jones, Nicholas Quinn and JaRon Riddick.

WKHS Photography Students Shine

Congratulations to Emily Cooper Brenda Johnson, and Alyssa Laughlin for having their work accepted into the ‘Art of Healing’ show, which is currently on display in the Columbia Museum of Art.  Also, Congratulations to Madeline Hage, Brenda Johnson, Jessi Grillo, and Heather Sober for having their work accepted into the prestigious ArtFields, Jr. art show. More than 500 works were submitted for consideration by students across South Carolina, and about half were selected for inclusion. (See below for images of their work.)

Recognized on Daughtrey’s #howlaboutit are Heather Sober, Jessi Grillo and Brenda Johnson.  Not pictured  are Emily Cooper, Alyssa Laughlin, and Madeline Hage.


WKHS students display Art, win award

Congratulations to Emily Cooper Brenda Johnson, and Alyssa Laughlan for having their work accepted into the ‘Art of Healing’ show, which is currently on display in the Columbia Museum of Art.

This event is sponsored by the Lexington Medical Center, which invited students to create art in any medium that interprets the idea of ‘healing.’ Emily and Alyssa submitted photographs on the topic, and Brenda submitted a work of sculpture.

Further congratulations are in order for Emily Cooper whose work, “No Mere Trinkets’, was selected to receive a Juror’s Award, which included a framed certificate and a $300 prize!

The show was exhibited the month of March at the Columbia Museum of Art, and then it will be on display at the Lexington Medical Center for another month.


Pictured above left to right:  Alyssa Laughlan, Brenda Johnson and Emily Cooper.

mily Cooper’s work “No Mere Trinkets”



Congratulations, WKHS Drama

Congratulations to the entire cast and crew of “Know Your Role.” The production earned two awards at the 2017 Palmetto Dramatic Associations High School Theatre Festival this weekend: “Excellence in Play Production” and a superlative from the judges: “The Play Every Teenager Should See.”
Zoey Futch received an “Excellent” ranking for her short film, “Escape.” ​​Alexia Davis received an Excellent ranking for her solo musical performance of “On My Own” from Les Miserables.

Front Row: Dell Brewer, Sebastian Liafsha, Kass Balan, Alyssa Laughlan, Anna Palmer, Skyler Lease Brandon Ussery 2nd Row: Hal Scott, Alexis Rosado, Zander Orlin, Alexia Davis, Emily Dennison, Kierston Adams,Jacky Mojica-Colon, Taryn Jett   3rd Row: Milan Simmons, Joe Fish, Ron Elizondo, Brandi Owensby Phillip Printz, Evan Hulon4th Row: Ryan Rogers, Merideth Brown, Alycia Wynn, Zoey Futch, Emily Corley, Liz Braun, Brooklynn Burke, Griffin Gold, Taylor Barfield


WKHS Fan I Am (FIA) Club raises over $2000 for Special Olympics

On Saturday, February 11 WKHS Fan I Am (FIA) Club raised over $2000.00 by participating in this year’s SC Special Olympics Polar Plunge at Lake Murray.   A fun time was had by everyone involved.

Pictured from left to right:  Kaitlyn smith, Nicole Dent, Morgan Graber, Kristen Riles, Taylor Watts, Michelle Duffy, Michaela Driggers, Issak Savage, Jennifer Tucker, Dalton Teem, Caitlin Murray, Madelyn Mungo, Logan Welch, Lane Williams

White Knoll High School’s Athletic Booster Club held its annual Miss Timberwolf pageant on Saturday, January 28, 2017.

Karoline Rose Kitchings was named 2017 Miss Timberwolf. Her court features Miss Senior Gabrielle Rebecca Ross, Miss Junior Sarah Grace Terry, Miss Sophomore Gabryelle Savanna Martin and Miss Freshman Mollyann Rose Watson.