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Washington County High School , or WCHS, is a 3A high school in Chatom, Alabama. The campus is also the site of Chatom Middle School, which is grades 5-8. It is the largest school in Washington County, with 617 students enrolled as of 2005. The mascot is a bulldog, Butch. School colors are maroon and gold. The marching band is known as the "PRIDE of the Deep South" and is currently directed by Mrs. Sandy Brown. The band consist of wind instruments, drumline, flag corp., dance line, drum major, and guitarists. The dance and drill team, known as the "Gold Dusters", are known for their award-winning pom, kick, hip hop, prop novelty, and baton routines. Every year this team represents their school at competitions all over the state. The 2010-2011 dance line consists of 9 members, they are Ashton Parnell captain, Caroline Roach, Bethany Taylor, Kristy Singleton, Sarah waites Turner, Jerrica perry, Ariel Dungan, Abigail Dumas, and Destiny Slater. If you would like to learn more about WCHS, please contact Mrs. Lynn Welborn (middle-school guidance-counselor), or Mrs. Cristee Utsey (high-school guidance-counselor).We would like to dedicate this page to Mrs. Teresa Fields, our beloved 7th grade teacher who passed away in the middle of this school year. (2009-2010)
The current principal is Mrs. Rhonda Wynn.
The current assistant principal is Mr. Benjamin Jones.
---High School Guidance Counselor---
The current guidance counselor is Mrs. Cristee Utsey.
---Middle School Guidance Counselor---
The current guidance counselor is Mrs. Lynn Welborn.
The current bookkeeper is Mrs. Lynn Anderson.
The cheerleaders of WCHS are involved in many activities, including pep-rallies, football games, basketball games, volleyball games, school fundraisers, parades, etc. The WCHS cheerleaders compete in competitions and camps were they are always very successful in representing this school. The JV squad is consisted of grades 6-8, and the varsity squad consists of grades 9-12. Homecoming is the event in which our cheerleaders look forward to most. The members this year are MaryKatelyn Sheffield, Kathyrn Savage, Cameron Utsey, Angelique Whatley, Bria Johnson, Kassidy Kittrell, Hayley Howard, Amber Bender, Katie Cotton, Kristen Parker, Catelin Turner, and Kristen Thompson.
Student Council 2010-2011
Advisor: Mrs. Rhonda Gunn
President: Ray Young
Vice president: Andrew Rivers
Secretary: Caroline Roach
Treasurer: Logan Gunn
Reporter: Ciara Deese
Photographer: Caleb Beech
---Football--- The newly hired football coach is Chris Wilson.(2010-2011) During the 2008 season, the WCHS Bulldogs were able to make the second round of the 2A Alabama High School Athletic Association state play-off games. During their 2009 season the Bulldogs, after defeating their rivals, the Millry Wildcats, were able to make it to the third round of the AHSAA state play-offs.
Reid Utsey became the baseball coach at the end of the 2009 season. The Bulldogs, under former coach Rickey Davidson, made an appearance at the 2007 3A AHSAA State Championship Game, but lost to Hokes Bluff.
The current head coach of girl's basketball is Brandon Dees. The Lady Dawgs made it to the semi-finals during the 2007 AHSAA girl's basketball championship. During their 2009 season the Lady Dawgs competed at the AHSAA semi-finals. In 2010 Amber Speights signed with Faulkner State Community College on a basketball scholarship.
The boy's basketball coach is Terry Sheffield.
---Softball--- The current head coach of the girl's softball team is Terry Sheffield. The Lady Dawgs softball team is consisted of grades 7-12, and offer JV and Varsity positions.
---Volleyball--- The coach of the Lady Dawgs volleyball team is Mrs. Cynthia Deese. The team is consisted of grades 8-12. In 2010 Farrah Deese signed with Faulkner State Community College on a volleyball scholarship.
---Golf--- The sponsor of the WCHS golf team is Mrs. Rhonda Gunn. For their past 2 seasons the golf team has made it to the AHSAA state championship.