Career Technical Education is an integral part of Wilson County Schools. Each high school offers a variety of programs. There are 121 different courses being taught by 82 dedicated teachers with 11 Industry Certification available to students. Instructors and their students are also involved in Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) that are affiliated with their respective State and National Organizations. Each year our student organizations are ranked as some of the best in the State with consistent State and National contest winners.
LHS Criminal Justice
Results from Friday's Middle TN Criminal Justice Competition in Columbia, TN.
LHS took 13 students and competed in Appellate Court, Felony Traffic Stop, Field Sobriety, Trivia, Fingerprinting, Crime Scene Investigation, Unknown Police Response and Domestic Police Response.
LHS finished 2nd out of 10 schools overall and placed individually in the following contests:
- Fingerprinting - 2nd place (Kaitlynn Hibdon & Ailaina Harper)
- Appellate Court - 3rd Place (Landry Dixon & Eden Smith)
- Domestic Response - 2nd place (Samantha Brazelton & Dakota Briggs)
On November 9th, Johnathan Booher, Business & Technology teacher at WCHS, took 15 accounting students to Middle Tennessee State University on Friday to a program called Discover Accounting. Students also received a campus tour. They had a terrific time and students learned of the opportunities an accounting degree and profession can provide.
MJHS FFA traveled to Indianapolis and competed at the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo. MJHS had multiple teams compete and all were successful in their endeavors. MJHS Marketing Plan team advanced to national semifinals and received a national silver ranking, placing them in the top 16 teams in the nation! They presented their marketing plan and answered general marketing questions in addition to in-depth questions pertaining to their plan. Team members include Caitlin Davis, Logan Hemontolor, Nikki Mathis, and Casey Bohr.
MJHS also carried two national invitational quiz bowl teams which placed 10th senior (11-12th grades) and 12th (9-10th grades)in the nation. These teams answered FFA quiz bowl questions in the form of a 100 question written exam. Team members for senior team include Lily Steed, Austin Douglass, Alison Elmore, and Erin Dowling. The junior team members include Evan Pigg, Lily Stanley, Abigale Hamblin, and Hayden Spry.
Jessica Garner also received her American Degree, the highest degree that can be earned. Less than 1% of all FFA members receive this honor.
MJHS was also recognized as a National 2 star chapter through our actions in the national chapter awards categories of strengthening agriculture, building communities, and growing leaders.
Jessica Garner received the American FFA Degree.
This is the highest individual honor an FFA member can receive. They must earn at least $10,000 and productively invested $7,500 or earned and productively invested $2,000 and worked 2,250 hours in excess to class.
SkillsUSA 2018 National Leadership Conference results:
- 10th in nation- Entrepreneurship
- 14th culinary
WHS placed 4th in Public Health Team at the 2018 FBLA National Leadership Conference.
- Recently received a two out of three stars for our national ranking from the National Chapter Award. Also, the chapter increased from silver to gold ranking at the state level (9th in the state out of over 220 chapters).
- Virginia Allen received a bronze achievement in the National Agriscience Fair Environmental Science Category, Division 3.