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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.
TEA RECOGNIZED 2014 WISD REWARD SCHOOLS
Two Whitehouse Schools were recognized for their achievements during the 2013-2014 school year by the Texas Education Agency. TEA recognized 457 campuses statewide. The TEA has named these top schools “Reward Schools” with classifications in either “high performing” or “high-progress.”
WILDCAT NOMINATED FOR AWARD
Nate Brooks has been nominated for Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week, presented by Campbell’s Texas Football and AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl. Brooks is one of 10 nominated for this week’s award. Support your local Wildcat by visiting www.texasfootball.com and vote for Brooks. Voting closes Friday at noon.
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.
TWO WHITEHOUSE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS EARN FIRST-TIME HONORS AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Clarissa Hughes and Jacob Smith attended the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Conference in San Antonio and earned National Awards, a first in WHS history.
Hughes earned a spot at the National Competition after placing first in both the Regional Competition in February and the State Competition in April. At the National Conference, Hughes was awarded the silver medal for competing in the Interior Design Star Event Competition.
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