WCCS Student News

                                       Updated 4/7/17

William Campbell Students Rock! A little birdie told me that….

....... Meghan Rudder, Emma Hanson, Rebecca Crawford, Hannah Jennings, Haley Dell'Aria, & Alyssa Guthrie  won the sidewalk drawing competition at CVCC on April 7, 2017 against other local schools! Way to go artists!

......Hannah Schrock and Ryan Henderson were recognized for their participation on the Lynchburg Greater Trust Youth Philanthropy Program on April 3rd. 

..... Caleb Kerr had the honor of speaking with the Brookneal Lions Club about his experience attending Boys State in the summer of 2016.  Such a great kid!

..... Joseph Paulson is Army bound! After a lot of preparation Joseph nailed his ASVAB test and is ready to defend our country. We are proud of Joseph and know that he will make our nation proud!

....... Two junior girls were selected by our faculty to represent WCCS at Girls State which will be held in June at Longwood University.  Congratulations go out to Taylor Steadman and Brianna Crews. We are proud of you!

...... Andre Reid was selected as William Campbell's representative for Boys State which will be held on the Radford University Campus in June. Good job!

       .....Congratulations to Abby Elder who is a recipient of the Ron V. Dolan Citizenship Award from the Bank of the James. Every year one senior is voted on by faculty to receive this award. The student receives recognition from the Bank of the James at a reception in May, in addition to a $500 cash scholarship. Way to go Abby!

....... Way to go Haley Mitchell for all the success she has found in the music world. She has been accepted into the Bassoon Institute at Interlochen Summer Arts Camp. She was also selected as sixth alternate at VBDOA All Virginia.

........Congratulations goes out to Haley Mitchell and Ashley Connelly who auditioned and were selected to represent William Campbell in the All-District Band. Haley has also been selected to participate in the UT Honor Band.

........ Several seniors have been accepted to college!  Shianh DeJarnette just received an acceptance letter from East Tennessee State and Emma Hanson is headed to Radford. Miss Haley Dell'Aria and Miss Abigail Elder are planning on attending Randolph College. Way to go girls!

........Miss Jazlynn Martell was just informed that she will receive a full scholarship to Williams College in Massachusetts!  Williams College is currently ranked 1st in National Liberal Arts schools by the US News and World Report. Good work has paid off!  Yay Jazlynn!

........ Congratulations to Miss Hannah Schrock and Mr. Ryan Henderson who were both chosen as Jefferson Scholar Nominees. It is an honor to receive this nomination as it could lead to a full scholarship to the University of Virginia. Campbell County Schools has had three winners since 1993 and we are hoping to add two more!  This year is extra special as we usually only nominate one student. This year, the competition was so strong that we decided to send two. Congrats again!

.......Mr. Andre Reid and Mr. Trey Younger were part of a group of 10 Central Virginia high school students who successfully completed a 2016 summer leadership program.  They joined with high school students from Brookville High School in Campbell County, Appomattox County High School in Appomattox, VA, and Liberty High School in Bedford, VA.  We are proud of these young men!

....... Haley Mitchell, a member of the Lynchburg Symphony Youth Orchestra, will be showing  off her musical talent as the Principal Bassoonist at the upcoming Sounds of the Season Concert at EC Glass High School on December 11th at 3 p.m. This is a great holiday experience for the whole family! Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students.

……. Miss Jazlynn Martell took two classes at Harvard this summer.  She loved the experience and was excited to be

admitted into such a competitive program. Jazlynn also is a QuestBridge Finalist for a full scholarship to a top university.

She finds out in in December if she has won a full ride! Congrats Jazlynn!

…… 10th grader Haley Mitchell has been chosen to represent William Campbell at the 2017 HOBY Leadership Conference

 to be held on June 2nd through June 4th at James Madison University. Way to go Haley!

…… Congrats go out to Keri Hamlett and Abby Elder for being recognized as All- Conference Volleyball Players! Keri made

1st team All-Conference and Abby made 2nd team. Awesome! In addition, Kaitlyn May received an Honorable Mention

for Volleyball All-Conference.  Generals are getting it done!

…… Haley Dell’Aria and Alyssa Guthrie are getting recognized for their excellent art work.  Both students are completing

an independent study by painting the final two tables in the Art Room imitating masterworks by Georgia O’Keeffe and

Vincent Van Gogh. In addition, both girls are painting canvases that will be hung at Johnson Health Center.

...... Seniors Hannah Schrock and Ryan Henderson are William Campbell's representatives on the Lynchburg Greater

Trust Youth Philanthropy Committee.  Good kids doing good things for our community!

Do you have more good news? Email Mrs. Dalton at sdalton@campbell.k12.va.us and let her know what's happening!