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Record Number of Companies Attend Career Fair

2018-11-19T14:29:27+00:00 November 19th, 2018|

The fall Career Fair in the Restall Sports Center set yet another new attendance record with representatives of 120 companies seeking to find employees from among the 74 seniors, according to Margaret “Weemie” Kingham, placement director and fair coordinator. All six Williamson trades were well represented with vendors with positions to fill from across the [...]

Rowan Family Honored in 2nd Annual Henry Rowan Day

2018-11-15T13:39:54+00:00 November 14th, 2018|

Speaking of his grandfather, Henry Rowan, Manning “Jamey” Smith IV, in his keynote address during the second annual Henry Rowan Day in the chapel on Nov. 13, said “He believed in Williamson and its core values. He knew that you students would take the values with you when you leave here and they will help [...]

Homecoming Offered Something for Everyone!

2018-10-18T10:20:52+00:00 October 16th, 2018|

The Homecoming celebration began Friday with activities for the students and on Saturday included Homecoming events and reunions. A large crowd turned out despite the less than perfect weather and enjoyed many activities and events for all tastes. The weekend kicked off Friday afternoon with students playing giant kickball, giant soccer, giant volleyball, gaga, a [...]

Phillies Broadcaster Opens New School Year at 128th Convocation

2018-09-21T10:01:24+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

Phillies broadcaster and former MLB player Ben Davis officially opened the 2018-19 school year during the 128th Convocation on Sept. 12.  Addressing the entire student body, Davis said “Not many young men get the opportunity to be here; take advantage of it. When you graduate you will have no debt, you will have a skill, [...]

Class of 2W1 Begins Their Williamson Journey with FYE

2018-08-31T10:46:52+00:00 August 31st, 2018|

Williamson’s 2018-19 school year is now underway and the Class of 2W1 is beginning their 1,000-day Williamson journey ahead of past classes because they are familiar with the school’s core values, know each other well, have an awareness of the cultural differences among their classmates, and have a little more self-confidence. This all came about [...]

3rd Successful Power Generation Course Presented at Williamson

2018-07-30T14:52:59+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|

“Introduction to Large Thermal Power Generation Plants,” Williamson’s third, unique 3-day, introductory course that explains how energy is created through a combination of classroom instruction and the rare opportunity to tour five power plants, was held July 17-19 in Williamson’s Rowan Hall dining room. The continuing education course was designed for the general public as [...]

Dean 1W8 and Ehly 2W0 Take Silver Medals at SkillsUSA Nationals

2018-07-03T08:45:07+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|

Congratulations for taking silver medals at the SkillsUSA national competition in Louisville, KY, go to Bryce Dean 1W8, construction technology-masonry, for the masonry competition, and Brian Ehly 2W0, power plant technology, for the plumbing competition. Other Williamson students who competed, but placed out of the top three spots were: Automated Manufacturing Technology - Todd Fluck [...]

Record-Breaking Number of Golfers Enjoy 44th Golf Outing

2018-06-08T13:54:03+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

A full-to capacity 144 golfers made the Alumni Association’s 44th Annual George Patton 6W6 Golf Outing at Paxon Hollow Golf Club on June 4 a great success. The golfers played a 4-man best ball scramble format. The outing was organized and run by the committee of Marty Jeffers 7W6, Ron Rinker 8W5, and John Rex [...]

Class of 6W8 Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

2018-06-08T13:57:17+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

The Class of 6W8 had many highlights as they celebrated their 50th anniversary of graduating from Williamson Alumni Weekend, including the presentation of their class gift of $68,000, marching in the Commencement processional, and being among the guests of honor at the President’s Breakfast on Alumni Day. Their celebration began Friday, June 1, marching in [...]

123rd Alumni Banquet Held

2018-06-08T13:58:26+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

The 123rd Alumni Banquet was held June 2, at the Porch Restaurant at the Lamb Tavern in Springfield with Alumni Association president Jim Simpson 1W2 serving as master of ceremonies. The evening began with a reception, Richard Dunlap 6W5 giving the invocation, and dinner. Enjoy more pictures of the Alumni Banquet on Williamson's Facebook page! [...]