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WHITEHOUSE ISD PRESS RELEASE
Whitehouse High School faculty member, Holly Mann, a male WHS junior, and a female WHS sophomore, are all continuing to recover in a Houston hospital after the three vehicle accident Saturday night.
The WHS junior, underwent one successful surgery Sunday and according to family members was set to undergo a second surgery today.
Mann also underwent successful surgery Sunday on her leg.
Sunday afternoon, Whitehouse ISD administrators visited the students, faculty member and the families of those who remain hospitalized in Houston. After visiting with those still hospitalized, Whitehouse ISD officials remain optimistic regarding their recoveries.
Several of the students that were involved in the accident have returned to school today.
Whitehouse ISD counselors and faculty have made themselves readily available on campus today to speak with students regarding Saturday’s accident.
2014 COLLEGE BOARD AP SCHOLAR AWARDS
Seventeen students from Whitehouse High School have earned the designation of AP SCHOLAR by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams in the spring of 2014.
WHITEHOUSE ISD PRESS RELEASE 4-13-2014 PM
Two Whitehouse High School students and faculty member Holly Mann will remain in the hospital overnight as a result of the three car accident that took place Saturday night.
The accident occurred on Highway 59 in Wharton, Texas. Wharton Police Department officials confirmed that Whitehouse ISD students and faculty were traveling north on Highway 59 when another vehicle traveling south in the northbound lane struck the Whitehouse ISD vehicle.
Whitehouse ISD officials have spoken with Wharton County district attorney Ross Kurtz, who indicated the accident is being investigated as a criminal investigation jointly between the Wharton Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety. Kurtz told officials the driver of the suspect vehicle was given a blood alcohol test.
Kurtz indicated that the driver of the other vehicle had been convicted of two prior Driving While Intoxicated charges.
All other students involved in the accident have returned home.
2015 NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP COMMENDED STUDENTS
The principal, Mr. Jonathan Campbell, of Whitehouse High School announced today that EMMA M. JONES and SYDNEY L. RAABE have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to these scholastically talented WHS seniors.
WISD CULINARY ARTS RECEIVES GRANT
Whitehouse ISD Culinary Arts department was one of 16 schools to receive a $1,000 grant from the East Texas Restaurant Association.
For additional information, please contact:
Adriana Moon, Communications/Public Relations Specialist
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