Wilson Central Clubs


1st Priority

Sponsor:  Kristen MacDonald

Meets: Every Tuesday, 1st half of lunch, Room F222


Academic Club

Sponsor:  Janie Johnson

Academic Team – Competes in Quiz Bowl Tournaments.  Quiz Bowl is a fast-paced buzzer competition in which teams of four players compete to answer questions that cover academic subjects like literature, science, history, and math as well as the broader world of popular culture and current events. 

Meets 3rd period daily


American Sign Language - ASL

Sponsor:  Jessica Taylor

The purpose the ASL club is to facilitate student learning of American Sign Language. We will explore, practice and learn basic ASL skills, as well as Deaf culture, in club meetings. The club seeks to provide members an opportunity to discover, apply and investigate American Sign Language in a casual, fun and creative setting.

Meets: Every other Thursday after school (3:30 - 4:30)


Art Club

Sponsor:  April Grooms & Jessica Taylor               


ACT Club (ACT Prep)

Sponsor: Kat Ray                              


Beta Club

Sponsor: Glenna McLeod & Jessica Lorance

The purpose of The National Beta Club shall be to promote the ideals of character, service and leadership among secondary school students, to reward meritorious academic achievement and to encourage and assist students in continuing their education after high school.  The National Beta Club, a student-centered organization, continually develops and nurtures individuals by providing opportunities and experiences enabling them to demonstrate the ideals of character, achievement, service and leadership in a global community.  Membership is by invitation only during the fall semester of a student’s sophomore, junior or senior year.  Students must have a 3.75 weighted GPA and excellent character.

Meets: Twice a semester during the lunch in the auditorium.  Dates are announced through Remind.


Best Buddies

Sponsor: Travis Mayfield & Tammy Culbert

The mission is to pair students from the general population in one to one friendships with students with IDD.  

Meets:  Thursday's during lunch in room N119 including activities once a month outside of school.


Book Club

Sponsors:  Ann Nored & Dana Hix

Book club is a group of people who meet to discuss an agreed upon book. They express their opinions, likes, dislikes and more concerning the book.

The WCHS Book Club meets the first Thursday of every month, during the first half of lunch.


DECA

Sponsor:  Jennifer Allen

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.


Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

Sponsors: Malissa Pitts

FCCLA is a service organization for Family & Consumer Sciences Classes. FCCLA is an effective organization that empowers students to become leaders by addressing personal, family, work and societal issues through family and consumer science education.


Meets:  1st Tuesday of the Monday, and 3rd Tuesday of the month for crafting


Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

Sponsor: Tammy Gose & Daniel Booher

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is the largest career student business organization in the world. Each year, FBLAL helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business.

FBLA-PBL’s mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.

FBLA-PBL’s programs focus on:  Leadership Development, Academic Competitions, Educational Programs, Membership Benefits, Community Service, and Awards & Recognition.

Meets:  Wednesday's during the 1st half of lunch.


FCA

Sponsor: Coach Schmeltzer

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is touching millions of lives. . .  one heart at a time.  Since 1954, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ.  FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ.

Meets:  Every Friday in S107


Fit Club

Sponsor: Sarah Otten & Leslie Caum


Future Farmers of America (FFA)

Sponsor: Benny McDonald, Bonnie Holman & Matthew Farris

The FFA is a national organization where members can participate in local, state, and national FFA activities. FFA is a club that teaches life skills, leadership, public speaking skills, and so much more.


French Club

Sponsor: Carmen Ionita

Le Club de Français  is designed to get  involved students  who are studying French at WCHS  to further explore the cultural aspects of the French-speaking world. It also provides students an opportunity to participate in activities that cannot be  done in class. Possible activities that could take place are various holiday celebrations, food tastings, picnics, and games.   

Meets:  Le Club de Français will usually meet 1-2 Thursday(s) per month at 12:05 (during lunch) in Madame Ionita’s Room - F 111.


Friends of Rachel

Sponsor: Amanda Roshon, Janie Johnson & Amy Grant


Gamers

Sponsor: Ann Nored


Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

Sponsor:  Melissa Prince

A club for LGBTQ students and their allies.  It is a safe space for students to discuss issues in the LGBTQ community, our school, and our lives. 

Meets:  Tuesday's during the 2nd half of lunch in S114


Green Team

Sponsor: Deana Duncan & Sarah Otten


Interact

Supported by the MJ Rotary Club

Sponsor:  Britney Booher


Hosa (Health Occupation Students of America)

Sponsor: Lawrence, McLeish, Vaught, Allison, Hawkes

HOSA is 100% Health Care.  The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science technology education students, therefore, helping students to meet the needs of the health care community.

Meets: 1st and 3rd Wednedays in N201.


International Thespians Society

To become a member of Thespian Troupe 6578 applicants must have a minimum of 10 points earned in a theatrical production.  Participation in at least two Main Stage productions a year, attend 55%+ of the meetings during the school year, and work in at least one summer shop clean out or theatre camp, to be INVITED into troupe 6578.  Invitee must pay all dues before the scheduled induction date in the spring.  All Senior inductees must Oslo be members in good standing to receive cords/honors for graduation.

All Thespian Members must participate in a MINIMUM of three (3) Theatre Department Productions. Including but not limited to - Improv Show, Talent Show, Fall Musical, Winter Play, Spring Musical, Evening with the Arts

Members must maintain a  minimum of 15 hours of "work" days a month. Including (2) Two - 2 hour Saturday work sessions for EACH production.

Members must submit point sheets to the Vice President every month.

Not maintaining points will result in probation period. Should members fail to maintain points expulsion from Thespian Society will result in loss of all privileges and honor cords for graduation.

All members are required to purchase a club t shirt at the beginning of the year for yearbook photos.

Sponsor: Kat Ray


Model United Nations

Sponser:  Abby Countryman & Daniel Wild

Model Un is a international studies/debate club. Students research other countries and take on the role of a specific country to discuss international foreign affairs. We role play a United Nations committee session to come up with resolutions for international problems. 

Meets:  Thursday's during 1st half of lunch and various Friday's and Saturdays



Mt. Juliet Police Explorer Post 465

Sponsor: Officer Christensen


Navy JROTC

Master Chief John Ferguson & Commander Case 

Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a character education program established in public law. It is a partnership between the United States Navy and Wilson County Schools. The objectives are to instill in students the value of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment. 


National Honor Society - NHS

Sponsor:  Lanita Harris & Shelby Rich

NHS is a service club (invitation only) for juniors and seniors with a GPA of 3.85 or higher, history of community service, and positive teacher recommendations.  The club takes part in service projects throughout the year, and members perform a required 10 hours of community service each semester.

Meets:  On Thursday's during the 1st 1/2 of lunch in the aduitorium.  


Pop Culture Club

Sponsor:  Ann Nored

The purpose of the Anime & Manga Club is to promote the various aspects of Japanese media, and to provide a forum for the discussion and appreciation thereof. Club meetings consist of viewing anime movies, drawing, and activities. Manga is the Japanese word for comics and print cartoons. Outside of Japan, it usually refers specifically to Japanese comics. Popular manga series are often adapted into anime movies once a market interest has been established. Our library purchases manga books, but only ones that have acceptable ratings. Manga Club meets every Monday after school 3:30-4:30 pm in the library.


ProStart

Sponsor:  Nicole Roning & Jeremy Jernigan


SKILLS USA

Sponsor:  Nicole Roning, Jeremy Jernigan, Ronnie Todd and Marlene Benedict

SkillsUSA is a student organization for Trade and Industry classes. These include culinary arts, criminal justice, drafting, robotics, audio video, and automotive. SkillsUSA builds leadership skills and offers post-secondary opportunities for students through competitions.

Meets:  Every Friday during lunch in F102


Spanish Club

Sponsor: Denise Mitchell & Shannon Bentley

The mission of the WCHS Spanish Club is to help create understanding and promote enthusiasm for the various aspects of Spanish-speaking cultures and language.

Students do not need to be in Spanish class or speak Spanish to join the Spanish Club! Membership is open to any student who wishes to learn more about the Spanish language and Spanish-speaking cultures.

Meets:  Meetings will be held in room F107 the first Thursday of every month. There is a one-time $3.00 fee to help cover expenses of the club. 


Students Taking A Right Stand (STARS)

Sponsor:  Heather Edwards


Student Council

Sponsor:  Shannon Carney, Jordan Simpkins, Lou Ann Chapius, Kristen MacDonald & Janie Johnson

Student Council is an organization of students that work for the general welfare of the school by promoting school morale, spirit and cooperation between the student body, the faculty and administration.

Meets: On alternating days per week.  Wednesdays in the morning and Mondays are at 6pm.  


WC Swim Team

Sponsor: Alex Major


Wildcat Hospitality Club

Sponsor:  Kristi Dragan

The Wildcat Hospitality Club welcomes all new students to the building throughout the year.


Yearbook

Sponsor: Greg Smith