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Wayne during WWII

What were Wayne’s contributions to the WWII war efforts? The first contribution would be the human one, over 800 men and 23 women were directly in service to the country. Forty-nine men and one woman from Wayne would lose their life during the course of the war. Twenty-three...

Wayne pride shows in Class of 2022

There are two valedictorians this year, and Wayne Memorial High School has seven salutatorians. Both categories of achievement are determined strictly by cumulative GPA. Valedictorians have GPAs 4.0 and above. Salutatorians have GPAs between 3.93 and 3.99. Nicolas Figueroa...

Battle’s journey to becoming an Olympian

By Sarah Shurge – Anavia Battle is now an international name. At the age of 22, Battle made her first U.S. team, which just so happened to be the U.S. Olympic team. On Saturday, June 26th, Battle qualified for the U.S. Olympic team after placing third in the 200-meter dash...

Student helping students

By Carolyn Marnon – “Shaping the community’s smallest hands to do great things” has been the driving force for Wayne Memorial High School senior Brooke Johnson. Brooke started Community Circle as a force for change after she attended the Civitan Youth Leadership and...
Posted On 27 Sep 2020

Wayne graduates making sport headlines

By Ryan Wright – Wayne Memorial has been silently producing Division 1 (D1) talent over the past couple of years. Not only is WMHS producing student athletes, but the athletes are actually making waves across the nation. In February 2017, graduate Anavia Battle became first...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020

WMHS Class of 2019 Valedictorians

Wayne Memorial High School has announced six Class of 2019 Valedictorians and one Salutatorian. Valedictorians in alphabetical order: Chloe Adama-White Daughter of Lynn Adams Chloe is graduating with a 4.31 Cumulative GPA She will be attending Tuskegee University Majoring in...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019

Hays named Wayne Memorial’s #1 fan

Ron “Corky” Hays moved to Wayne (Norwayne) in 1956 at the age of 13.  He attended Adams Jr. High the first full year it was open (1956), he was in the 8th grade. Deno DeLuca was his gym teacher and basketball coach at Wayne Memorial High School.  Mr. DeLuca would let students in...