As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, travel has been restricted, students are learning from home and many are working from home or are not able to work at all. Due to this frightening outbreak, millions of lives have changed beyond recognition. Although this global crisis is affecting many people in a negative way, there is one unexpected, positive change occurring worldwide. While people around the world are forced to self-isolate and stay inside due to coronavirus, lowering pollution levels have led an unexpected change in the environment. Keep Reading
On Feb. 1, the Wesleyan high school students got to take a break from the stress of everyday life and school and enjoy a wonderful night at the Winter Dance. Students put on their best attire for the masquerade-themed Winter Dance and headed over to Hoover Gymnasium for a memorable night. The Winter Dance is always highly anticipated by the Wesleyan students. The boys took a break from the nerves of asking the girls to each high school dance, and the girls took their big chance to ask the boys. Student government spent copious amount of time planning and preparing the Winter Dance so it would be the best Winter Dance yet. After months of planning the dance, it had finally arrived, and students were eager for the masquerade ball. With the famed DJ Fat Snacks providing some awesome tunes on the dance floor, the lively photo booth, the delicious refreshments, and the mysterious table of masks, the students and faculty raved about the success of the dance.
Wesleyan high school students take art to the next level by submitting “eye catching” pieces to art contests. Fine Arts are highly celebrated at Wesleyan, as all students are provided with a variety of visual art elective courses. According to the department, Wesleyan School’s goal for Fine Arts is to “maintain a structured system combined with a set curriculum to prepare the stage for creative talent to flourish. Each student is mentored and shown the importance of patience, dedication and a strong work ethic.”
What college are you going to/ applying to? Auburn University, Ole Miss and South Carolina.
Who was your first Wesleyan crush? When? Abby Weatherly in ninth grade.
If you were stranded on an island, what three things would you bring with you? Fishing pole, animal crackers and my phone.
What was your dream job when you were a little kid verses what is your dream job now? When I was little, I wanted to be an astronaut or firefighter; now I want to be involved in commercial real estate or construction management.
Where do you expect to see yourself in 10 years? With a wife and children, working in a major city.
What was your most embarrassing moment at Wesleyan? Sophomore year, Pierce Rudder told Jordyn Shackford I was going to ask her to homecoming. I did not know her at all and didn’t even know who she was. I then had to go the whole next day at school telling her friends that I was not asking her to homecoming.
If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be? A cookout tray; hamburger, chicken nuggets, fries and an Oreo mint shake.
What are you most excited and scared for when entering your first year of college? I’m excited to go to football games. I’m scared that I won’t get to see my friends from high school much.
Wesleyan’s high school service team, Omicron Service Society, and Wesleyan community members partnering with Mercy Care work to live out Wesleyan’s J.O.Y. motto.