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2019 Patriot Spring Headlines

Congrats:  Lillie Maness, All-state Soccer

Glee:  100+ Performers Rock Final Chorus Concert

Gifted:  AP Art Students Display their Work at Show

Majestic:  Concert and Symphonic Bands Spring Performance!

Honorable:  NJROTC Salutes Seniors and Award Recipients

Stars:  WCHS Thespians Shine in 6 Performances of Working

Appreciation:  WCHS Celebrates All 130 Employees!

Rd 2 Playoffs:  Softball concludes stellar season

Rd 1 Playoffs:  Softball rolls.  Baseball and soccer conclude seasons.

Congrats:  Mrs. Howell, CCPS Teacher of the Year!

Softball and Baseball:  Conference Champs!

Softball, Soccer, Baseball:  Clean Sweep over Northside

Baseball: JV and V are victorious over Pamlico

Track: Girls-Conference Champs...Boys-2nd Place

Baseball, Softball, Soccer:  Defeat Swansboro

Congrats, All State Chorus: 

--Kaitlyn Hutchinson

--Daniella Wexler

--Aria Hansen

--Grace Norman

--Tabitha Whitaker

--Jamison Paylor

--Jack Lindstrom

Baseball:  Go 2-1 at Spring Break Tourney

Baseball, Soccer and Softball:  win vs Havelock

Track:  WCHS Notches Area Championship

Baseball:  CHS 5  WCHS 6

LAX:  Fall to Rose

Soccer:  ECHS 1  WCHS 0

Congrats:  Mrs. Olander, 2019 NC Seafood Festival Artist

Prom Royalty:

--Queen: Logan Byrd

--King:  Samuel Sproul

--Princess:  Paige Thomason

--Prince:  Eon Jones

Sweep:  Baseball, Softball and Soccer win vs S-boro

Congrats:  Anneliese Curet Colon, WCHS Bus Driver of the Year

Baseball:  White Oak 5  WCHS 6

Soccer:  White Oak 1  WCHS 0

Tennis:  WCHS 7  Swansboro 2

Baseball:  WCHS 2  Jacksonville 3

Softball:  WCHS 14  Jacksonville 4

Soccer:  WCHS 0  Jacsonville

Baseball:  WCHS 8  Havelock 2

Softball:  WCHS 9  Havelock 4

Soccer:  WCHS 3  Havelock 0

Singers Triumph Again:  Mr. Danielson led the WCHS Singers to another Superior rating.  This time the venue was Norfolk.  We came in Second Overall by two points against schools from CT, MD, and GA.  Bravo! 

Congratulations to our WEST | Winterguard who finished their season on the podium as Silver Medalists in Colorguard Scholastic A2 at AIA Circuit Championships. Amazing growth for this cast of performers during the 2019 season with both a promotion to the A2 class and medaling at Championships.

Success!!! The West Carteret RC Flyer Team competed in the 1st Annual RC Competition hosted by FRC East and the NC State Engineering & Craven Community College Program. The WCHS RC Flyer team designed and constructed an unmanned remote controlled aircraft to compete in the event. The aircraft was called the PatCat (PBP-76) and featured a midwing design with a taper and dihedral shape. The PatCat flew true and was highly maneuverable! During the Dogfight competition the PatCat stayed true to its name and was able to hover in the air and then dive quickly once a target was identified!

WCHS RC Flyer Team

--Jason Anderson

--Matthew Craft

--Boston Giovannini

--Ben Vaccarella

--Club Teacher: Sandy Quinn

--FRC Engineer assigned as our coach: WCHS graduate Carli Starnes


--Aircraft Artwork: Canen McGrath

--Shirt design and printing: Ms. Catie Lewis

T--est Pilot and Flight Readiness Inspector: Col. Giani


--2nd place in a timed run of 3 barrel rolls and 3 loops

--2nd place (tied) for presentation

--Survived the Dogfight!

Softball:  Northwestern PA 2  WCHS 16

Baseball:  J-ville 2  WCHS 8

Softball:  J-ville 5  WCHS 9

Soccer:  J-ville 2  WCHS 0

Baseball:  WCHS 8  White Oak HS 1

Softball:  WCHS 17  White Oak HS 1

Girls Soccer:  WCHS 0  White Oak HS 1 (PK);  Jv WCHS 0  JV WOHS 1

Track and Field:  Girl's team 3rd, Boy's 7th at Bulldog Invitational 

--Jenna Reiter-1st 800m and 1600m.

--Sophie Draughon-2nd High Jump

--Abby Scudder-3rd High Jump

--Frank Rushok- 2nd 1600m

--Braxton Plisko-3rd High Jump

--Erin Outlaw-2nd 400m

Congrats, Ms. Janie:  2nd Place in Bus Rodeo

Congrats, News-Times Players of the Year

--JJ Williams, basketball

--Micah Dixon, wrestling

Congrats, Employees of the Year:

--Mrs. Howell, teacher

--Mr. R. Reynolds, initially licensed teacher

--Mrs. Mayo, certified

--Mrs. Morris, classified

--Mr. Suralik, assistant principal

Superior.  Superior:  Congratulations to our WEST|Symphonic Band (Grade VI) and WEST|Concert Band (Grade IV) for receiving straight superior ratings from all judges at the NCBA Music Performance Adjudication (MPA) assessment.

Teachers Rule:  Faculty/Staff Continue Win Streak v Students in B-ball fun for all.

Mathletes:   West came in 3rd in the 3A division and our Math 3 team placed 3rd at ECU Regionals.   Alex Williams was 1st in Math 3 and advances to the State Competition. 

Baseball:  Jumps out to a 5-2 start with W's over Northside, ECHS, Dixon, and Pamlico

Softball:  Jumps out to a 6-2 start with W's over Cambridge PA, Northside, ECHS, CHS, New Bern

Girls Soccer:  Jumps out to a 4-2-1 start with W's over Northside, Rose, Fike, and SWO.  Ties New Hanover.

Track and Field, LAX, Boys Golf, Boys Tennis:  seasons are underway!

Congrats, JV Cheer:  2nd in Division at Nationals

Unity Week:  WCHS, The Diverse and Dynamic Flagship!

Congrats, Skills USA Regional Winners:

--Jasmine Archer 1st Medical Math

--Jacob Blankenship 5th Carpentry

--Jake Bleck 1st Construction Estimation

--Megan Causey 1st Professional Health Occupations Portfolio

--Joseph Eudy 2nd Crime Scene 

--Eric Foreman 5th Related Technical Math

--Harley Kugler 2nd Crime Scene

--Jenna Reiter 2nd Professional Health Occupations Portfolio

--Makayla Tinney 3rd Nursing Assistant

--Ryan Zieleck 1st CPR & First Aid

FFA Week:  The Tradition Continues, complete w/ Petting Zoo

Superior. Superior. Superior:  WCHS Men's Choir, Women's Choir and Singers Rock MPA in Havelock

Congrats, Youth and Government Club

  • Positions/Awards:  Alexis Kay - Associate Justice, Samantha Webb - Associate Justice, Ashley Daniel - Associate Justice (appointed)
  • Addyson Hardee - Model Freshmen Forum Legislator (awarded to a single delegate who is regarded as the most excellent debater in the forum chamber)
  • Awards given by NC YMCA:
    • Madisyn Peden - NC YMCA Alumni Scholarship 
    • Mr. Cory Noe - 2019 Outstanding Advisor 



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