New WHS special education teacher Lance Fuller is already playing many roles in the district. In addition to teaching, he is the head baseball coach and assistant junior high football coach. Fuller, who grew up in Ottowa, attended Kansas City Kansas Community College for two years, Barton Community College for one year and got his Undergraduate at Fort Hays State University.
“Don’t lose your beans, because ole’ John’s coffee service always delivers,” is John Erikson’s advice for WHS staff members in need of a caffeine fix in the mornings.
John Erikson is a special needs student who graduated with the class of 2017, but is still attending WHS as a part of transition to work, where he learns career skills that he will use to support himself in the future. Erikson’s many activities include helping out in screen printing classes; practicing life skills, like cooking; volunteering in both the high school and public libraries; handling the school’s recycling; doing janitorial work at the elementary and high schools; and spending the afternoons doing maintenance and dietary work at the Alma Manor.