Wawasee High School

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Wawasee High School
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46567

Coordinates 41°25′05″N85°45′23″W / 41.41806°N 85.75639°W / 41.41806; -85.75639 Coordinates: 41°25′05″N85°45′23″W / 41.41806°N 85.75639°W / 41.41806; -85.75639
Information
Type Public
Established1968
School districtWawasee Community School Corporation
PrincipalGeoff Walmer
Teaching staff55.94 (on a FTE basis)
Grades9-12
Enrollment962 [1]  (2014-15)
Student to teacher ratio17.20
Color(s)        
Athletics conference Northern Lakes
Nickname Warriors
Website
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Wawasee High School is a high school located in Syracuse, Indiana.

Syracuse, Indiana Town in Indiana, United States

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Indiana state of the United States of America

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History

Wawasee High School was founded in 1968 after merging the high schools from Syracuse, Milford and North Webster. Wawasee High School (and the Wawasee School Corporation) was named after Chief Wawasee of the Miami tribe who was given tracts of land in what is now Syracuse.

Milford, Kosciusko County, Indiana Town in Indiana, United States

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Wawasee or Wawaausee often contracted into Wawbee and known as was a Miami chief who lived in what is now Kosciusko County, Indiana, in the United States. He was brother to Miami chief Papakeecha.

Demographics

The demographic breakdown of the 935 students enrolled for 2013-14 was:

35.9% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch. [2]

Athletics

Wawasee High School's mascot is the "Warrior" and their colors are green and gold. Wawasee competes in the Northern Lakes Conference along with Concord, Elkhart Memorial, Goshen, Northridge, NorthWood, Plymouth, and Warsaw. Girls' track took the state championship in 1976. Principal Kim Nguyen opted to fund a new football field in 2017. [3]

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Music

Wawasee has a marching band, concert band, drumline, and jazz band. Wawasee also has a concert choir and an orchestra. Wawasee competes in ISSMA contests in marching band, concert band, choir and orchestra. The marching band is known as the Wawasee High School Marching Warrior Pride. [4]

Notable alumni

Shanna Annette Zolman is an American professional basketball player, most recently for the Tulsa Shock of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She attended college at the University of Tennessee and graduated in 2006 with a degree in Broadcasting. Following her collegiate career, she was selected 16th overall in the 2006 WNBA Draft by the San Antonio Silver Stars.

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References

  1. "Wawasee High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 25, 2017.
  2. 1 2 "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Wawasee High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
  3. "IHSAA State Championships by School". ihsaa.org. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
  4. "IndianaMarching.com - Wawasee HS - 2015 Band Profile". indianamarching.com. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
  5. https://web.archive.org/web/20150109183213/http://www.wnba.com/playerfile/shanna_crossley/bio.html. Archived from the original on January 9, 2015. Retrieved February 26, 2016.Missing or empty |title= (help)