Sponsor: April Grooms & Kelsey Reese
Our mission in the WCHS Art Club is to provide kids an opportunity to meet creative people who share an interest in art-making and give back to our school and community by using our unique talents and gifts
Sponsor: Glenna McLeod and Paige Caldwell
The purpose of The National Beta Club shall be to promote the ideals of character, service and leadership among secondary school students, to reward meritorious academic achievement and to encourage and assist students in continuing their education after high school. The National Beta Club, a student-centered organization, continually develops and nurtures individuals by providing opportunities and experiences enabling them to demonstrate the ideals of character, achievement, service and leadership in a global community. Membership is by invitation only during the fall semester of a student’s sophomore, junior or senior year. Students must have a 3.75 weighted GPA and excellent character.
Meets: Twice a semester during the lunch in the auditorium. Dates are announced through Remind.
Sponsors: Tara Christian & Vicki White
Book club meets the first Thursday of every month, during the first half of lunch, in the library. Students select from 5 book options. Each month a discussion is led on the book selection, and then a selection is made for the next month. Meetings are student led.
The WCHS Book Club meets the first Thursday of every month, during the first half of lunch.
Sponsor: Jennifer Allen
Mission: : DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
With nearly a 70-year history, DECA has impacted the lives of more than ten million students, educators, school administrators and business professionals since it was founded in 1946. Their strong connection with our organization has resonated into a brand that people identify as a remarkable experience in the preparation of emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. DECA’s programs and activities have constantly evolved as we use the latest technology and apply cutting edge educational research. Our core focus has remained consistent and is captured in our mission.
DECA’s Comprehensive Learning Program Integrates into Classroom Instruction, Applies Learning, Connects to Business and Promotes Competition.
DECA prepares the next generation to be Academically Prepared, Community Oriented, Professionally Responsible and Experienced Leaders.
Meetings: Wednesdays, 2nd lunch, room S212
Sponsor: Shelby Rich
Teams meet to practice and compete in nationally recognized Esports league.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Sponsor: Tammy Gose & Daniel Booher
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is the largest career student business organization in the world. Each year, FBLAL helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business. FBLA-PBL’s mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. FBLA-PBL’s programs focus on: Leadership Development, Academic Competitions, Educational Programs, Membership Benefits, Community Service, and Awards & Recognition.
Meets: Wednesday's during the 1st half of lunch.
Sponsor: Greg Smith
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is touching millions of lives. . . one heart at a time. Since 1954, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ. FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ.
Meets: Every Friday in the gym (1st half of lunch)
Future Farmers of America (FFA)
Sponsor: Benny McDonald, Casey Henry & Matthew Farris
The FFA is a national organization where members can participate in local, state, and national FFA activities. FFA is a club that teaches life skills, leadership, public speaking skills, and so much more.
Sponsor: Carmen Ionita
Le Club de Français is designed to get involved students who are studying French at WCHS to further explore the cultural aspects of the French-speaking world. It also provides students an opportunity to participate in activities that cannot be done in class. Possible activities that could take place are various holiday celebrations, food tastings, picnics, and games.
Meets: Le Club de Français will usually meet 1-2 Thursday(s) per month at 12:05 (during lunch) in Madame Ionita’s Room - F 111.
Friends of Rachel
Sponsor: Amanda Roshon
Rachel's Challenge addresses the root cause of school violence, bullying, prejudice, and self-harm through social-emotional learning programs that build connection, hope, and resilience. Our goal is to improve school culture so that students are able to reach their full potential academically, socially, and emotionally.
HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America)
Sponsor: Bettag, Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer, and Vaught, Allison
HOSA is 100% Health Care. The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science technology education students, therefore, helping students to meet the needs of the health care community.
Meets: 1st and 3rd Wednedays in N201.
International Thespians Society
Sponsor: Kat Ray
To become a member of Thespian Troupe 6578 applicants must have a minimum of 10 points earned in a theatrical production. Participation in at least two Main Stage productions a year, attend 55%+ of the meetings during the school year, and work in at least one summer shop clean out or theatre camp, to be INVITED into troupe 6578. Invitee must pay all dues before the scheduled induction date in the spring. All Senior inductees must Oslo be members in good standing to receive cords/honors for graduation. All Thespian Members must participate in a MINIMUM of three (3) Theatre Department Productions. Including but not limited to - Improv Show, Talent Show, Fall Musical, Winter Play, Spring Musical, Evening with the ArtsMembers must maintain a minimum of 15 hours of "work" days a month. Including (2) Two - 2 hour Saturday work sessions for EACH production. Members must submit point sheets to the Vice President every month. Not maintaining points will result in probation period. Should members fail to maintain points expulsion from Thespian Society will result in loss of all privileges and honor cords for graduation. All members are required to purchase a club t shirt at the beginning of the year for yearbook photos.
Sponser: Katharine Ray
Games in the sytle of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and we perform at events around the county as well as special events at school.
Meets: Wednesday's - 2nd half of lunch
Model United Nations
Sponsor: Courtney Weeks and Sierra Shackelford
Model Un is an international studies/debate club. Students research other countries and take on the role of a specific country to discuss international foreign affairs. We role-play a United Nations committee session to come up with resolutions for international problems.
Meets: Thursday's during 1st half of lunch and various Friday's and Saturdays
Mt. Juliet Police Explorer Post 465
Sponsor: Officer Christensen
Master Chief John Ferguson & Commander Case
Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a character education program established in public law. It is a partnership between the United States Navy and Wilson County Schools. The objectives are to instill in students the value of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment.
National Honor Society - NHS
Sponsor: Lanita Harris & Shelby Rich
NHS is a service club (invitation only) for juniors and seniors with a GPA of 3.85 or higher, history of community service, and positive teacher recommendations. The club takes part in service projects throughout the year, and members perform a required 10 hours of community service each semester.
Meets: On an as needed basis
Sponsor: April Grooms
The club is designed to create a safe space for LGBTQ+ students to talk to members of their community and find new friendships. There may be opportunities to raise awareness about the subject and other prominent ones, such as mental illness or bullying.
Sponsor: Nicole Roning
ProStart is a two-year career and technical education program that focuses on teaching culinary arts and restaurant management skills.
Sponsor: Nicole Roning, Ronnie Todd, and Marlene Rines
SkillsUSA is a student organization for Trade and Industry classes. These include culinary arts, criminal justice, drafting, robotics, audio video, and automotive. SkillsUSA builds leadership skills and offers post-secondary opportunities for students through competitions.
Meets: Every Friday during lunch in F102
Sports Information Department
Sponsor: Jay Holladay
Students in Journalism II support the production of the sports information department. The club functions as an advanced class and laboratory in which students learn and practice advanced skills in writing, photography, graphic design, and sports broadcasting. Elective course with application process and counts towards a minimum 1 credit and maximum 2 credits.
Sponsor: Jennifer Bettag and Kelsey Reese
Student Council is an organization of students that work for the general welfare of the school by promoting school morale, spirit and cooperation between the student body, the faculty and administration.
Meets: On alternating days per week. Wednesdays in the morning and Mondays are at 6pm.
WC Swim Team
Sponsor: Tara Dixon
The WC Swim Club practices at the Jimmy Floyd Center from September through February. The team competes against high school teams both in Wilson County and across the region. Swimmers are taught the four competition strokes before meets begin in October. Swimmers can qualify for Regional and State competitions in individual events as well as relays.
Sponsor: Jessica Agee
Wilson Central High School Yearbook Class: (Journalism G01H15)
Students in Journalism 1 make the school yearbook!. The class functions as a class and organization in which students learn and practice skills in journalism, writing, photography, graphic design, selling and designing advertisements, and marketing the yearbook. This course is considered an elective course.
Grade 9,10,11, and 12 Prerequisite: Application Minimum Credit 1 and Maximum Credit 2
Notice to parents:
No school shall permit a student to become a member or participate in any activities of a club or organization in which the parent or legal guardian of such student has tendered a written communication prohibiting such student from such membership or participation. In order to be valid, the written communication shall be signed and dated by the parent or legal guardian.