Washington High School
Massillon, Ohio

From the President - Spring 2024

Greetings Fellow WHS Alumni and Friends, It has been an exciting 6 months since I introduced myself as the current president of the WHS Alumni Association. I know I speak for the WHSAA Board when I say we are immensely proud of the 2023 Massillon Tigers and their Division II State Championship Win! It was a heart stopping game and I personally was overcome with emotion as I watched Tiger history...

New Alumni Board President!

Hello WHS Alumni and Friends. I am Nancy McComas Jobe from the graduating class of 1981. I am the newly elected president of the Washington High School Alumni Association. While I have served on the WHSAA Board of Trustees since May of 2018, I am excited to serve in this new capacity. I am a lifelong resident of Massillon and a graduate of Kent State University (1985, BA) and Case Western...

Tiger Swing Band's 85th Anniversary

On September 8, the Massillon Bands, under the direction of Jason Neel, celebrated the 85th season since George Bird initiated the show-band style in 1938.  Approximately 220 alumni joined in on the field alongside the current Siwng Band for one impressive showing of support for the band program and nostalgia for what it has meant. The combined band performed the traditional opening...

Board Transitions

Board Departures After serving 9-year terms, Tom Seesan '67 and Bob Wenzel '74 both must step down from the board per the WHSAA by-laws and constitution. Tom has served many years as the treasurer while Bob is completing his second 9-year term and his second round as the board president.  Bob will continue to work on the newsletter, which he has done since 2003. Also departing the board...

Distinguished Citizens Student Address

On April 7 and 8, 2022, the Distinguished Citizens from 2020, 2021, and 2022 addressed the juniors and seniors of Washington High School.   Distinguished Citizens location on video Rodney Klein (Norman Miday) - 3:20 Edward Grier - 7:00 Mike Hershberger (Nicholas Hatheway) - 18:10 Donald Sheffler (Perry Ballinger) - 22:00 Dennis Franklin - 34:45 Richard Reichel - 42:30 Mary Strukel...
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