Student Activity Program

All Williamson students are required to participate in at least one Student Activity per year. The objectives of the Student Activity Program are:

  • to build teamwork and fellowship,
  • to teach discipline, industry, and excellence,
  • to serve and contribute to the college,
  • to create closer and more positive bonds between the students and the college, and
  • to fulfill the foundation deed requirement: “I desire and direct…that
[students] shall have proper exercise and recreation…”

The college has included a wide variety of seasonal and year-round activities to ensure that students can select an activity that interests them. Past activities have included the following:

Seasonal Activities:

Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Wrestling

Full-Year Activities:

Ambassadors, Archery, Artisans, A/V Club, Chess, College Store, Fly Fishing, Newspaper, Tutoring (invite only), Wing Night Team, Yearbook

Ambassadors

Williamson Ambassadors play a unique role in furthering Williamson’s mission to graduates, prospective students, benefactors, employers and friends. Members benefit from the practical experience of working with staff to help promote important college interests. Ambassadors develop a deep understanding of the college, its history and mission through fund-raising, alumni relations, networking, campus tours, and special events. Participants gain valuable experience in a variety of professional functions, while they meet interesting people and attend college events.

Students can participate in a variety of varsity and intramural athletics at Williamson. Varsity sports include cross country, football, soccer, basketball, wrestling, lacrosse, and baseball. Intramural sports vary from year to year according to demand and have included dec hockey, volleyball, basketball, ping pong, horseshoes, and Frisbee football.

The Restall Sports Center offers basketball courts, a well-equipped weight room, and an indoor running track. A well-outfitted wrestling training facility is located above the Power Plant. Byers Hall has a recreation room on the lower level.

Williamson’s athletics website can be found at http://www.williamsonathletics.com

Student Government

Each class elects a Class President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer, who work with a Class Advisor from the faculty/staff. At the beginning of each year, a referendum is conducted in which upperclassmen have the option of calling for a new election for a particular office.

Student Newspaper

The I.V. Monthly is published by and for the students of Williamson. Issues generally feature articles on the following topics: Sports, Shop Notes, Dorm Notes, and information from the administration.

Yearbook

The Mechanic, the student yearbook, is published by the senior class with the help of underclassmen and a staff advisor. The work includes writing, photography, design, and advertising sales.

The Artisans

The Artisans, Williamson’s choral group, performs at college events and in the community.