Whitesburg KY

Moments and Memories of WHS




Miss Yellow Jacket

Whitney Kane Cooper is the daughter of Glen and Helen Cooper of Kingscreek. For the past three years, Whitney has been an active member of the cheerleading squad and the BETA Club. She has also been a member of the French Club, Youth Help Others, and the FBLA Club. Whitney was chosen as Miss Yellow Jacket based on character, leadership ability, and scholastic standing. She was in the top ten percent of her class and was a class valedictorian.

After graduation, Whitney plans to attend Morehead State University and major in the medical field. We would like to wish Whitney the best of luck as she continues her education.

The honor of Mr. and Miss Whitesburg High School has been awarded to Christopher Allen Adams and TeShawna Barker. This honor is awarded each year to two outstanding students on the basis of their leadership abilities, courtesy toward fellow students, and strength of character.



Christopher Allen Adams is the son of George Allen Adams and Emma Adams of Cowan. Christopher has been the president of the BETA Club, the Student Council, and the student president for the PTSA, and an active member of the academic team. Christopher has also been rewarded with an award for the D.A.R. program, was given the honor of being chosen as a WYMT Mountain Achiever, and was presented with a citizenship award. Best wishes to Chris as he attends Morehead State University and majors in biology.

TeShawna Leah Barker is the daughter of David and Phyllis Barker of Carr Fork. TeShawna has been a member of the French Club, the Student Council, the BETA Club, Young Christian Athletes, the Senior Governing Board, and the P.S.I leadership team. She has been a cheerleader for four years. She was chosen best all around student by both the faculty and the student body. Best wishes to TeShawna as she attends the University of Kentucky where she was chosen to be a Dance Kat and major in the medical field.

Senior class officers: President – Chris A. Adams; Vice-President – James Brock; Secretary – Crystal Howard; Treasurer – Bennett Adams.

Class colors:

Black and orange

Class flower: Black rose

Class motto: “The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them.”

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