This week UGA is highlighting Wheeler Magnet alumnus, Shaun Goh,'13 as a "UGA Amazing Student". Visit the UGA site
WHS Magnet Alumnus, Tiera Guinn,'13, who is graduating from MIT this year and is already working as a Rocket Structural Design and Analysis Engineer for the Space Launch System Boeing is building for NASA, was highlighted on WBRC Fox 6 News. View the video
Congratulations to our 45 Magnet Seniors who were accepted Early Action to Georgia Tech!
Wheeler had the highest average eleventh grade PSAT scores in the Cobb County School District for the second year in a row, with a score of 1304. Wheeler's sophomore class had the 4th highest average with a score of 1046.
Congratulations to our National Merit Finalists!
These students are among the select 15,000 who were chosen from a pool of 1.5 million students who took the PSAT in 11th grade to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Congratulations to Bennett Bay,'17, who signed on National Signing Day to play football at Harvard University.
Congratulations to Cobb Regional Technology Competition, 1st Place winner, Ajinkya Sawant, '17. Ajinkya won in the 3D Modeling competition.
Congratulations to Erin Leydon,'18, our newest 800 Club member. Erin scored an 800 on the Math portion of the SAT.
Magnet Seniors, Ari Satinoff and Ajinkya Sawant, have been selected to be one of 12 total teams from around the world to compete in the semifinals round of the Business Concept category of the Diamond Challenge for High School Entrepreneurs. They will be traveling to Delaware over Spring break for a chance to win a $20,000 award.
Congratulations to Dora Leonardo & Thomas Summe - Recipients of The Handshake America Scholarship!
The Wheeler Science Olympiad team competed at the regional competition in Dahlonega, GA on Saturday, February 4. Overall, the team finished in 5th place out of 23 teams from 16 different schools from Metro Atlanta, North Fulton, and NW Georgia. The team earned 1st Place -
Ecology, 2nd Place -
Write It. Do It, 3th Place -
Chemistry Lab, 4th Place -
Materials Sciences, 5th Place -
Congratulations to Laura Zhang (center) for winning the MLK Student Humanitarian Award. She also won the MLK Club Award for her leadership of the Music Outreach Club.
The CircuitRunners hosted a qualifier for robotics teams from the state of Georgia this past Saturday. One of their teams, The CircuitRunners Black team, made it all the way to finals and qualified for state through the competition portion of the event. They also received 3rd place PTC award, which is given to the team with the robot which has both functionality and is aesthetically pleasing.
Congratulations to Wheeler's STAR Student, Samuel West, and his STAR Teacher, Mark Hoskins. The PAGE Foundation recognizes Georgia's highest-achieving high school seniors and the teachers most instrumental in their academic development through the PAGE STAR Program.
Congratulations to Ajinkya Sawant & Arvin Poddar for their acheivments at the Cobb Regional Technology Fair on January 21. Ajinkya won 1st Place for 3D Modeling and 3rd Place in the Tech Literacy Challenge, while Arvin won 1st Place Project Programming and 2nd Place in the Tech Literacy Challenge.
Congratulations to Brian Kent, '20, who was selected for Olympic Development water polo team for the Southeastern US.
Congratulations to the following students who made All-State Band and Orchestra, which is sponsored by the Georgia Music Education Association.
- Colin Baillie
- Robert Bull
- Zoe Larrier
- Ishaan Rischie
- Derek Rizzi
- John Yoon
- Harrison Marable - Cello
- Julia Su - 1st Violin
- Erin Cho - 1st Violin
- Emma Mason - 1st Violin