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Massillon, Ohio

Stand Up for Rob Partridge

On May 21, 2018, the life of former Massillon Tiger quarterback Robert Partridge changed forever. On his way home in Bloomington, Indiana, Rob was in a motor vehicle accident.  His car tumbled end over end off the road. When it landed, Rob couldn't feel his legs. He was a quadraplegic. In true Tiger spirit, Rob is fighting to beat his spinal cord injury. He is working hard so that he may...
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Still the Greatest Show in High School Football!

Tigers 26th State Title 26th you might say? Yes, the Tigers 26th state title with 24 of them being outright “State Championships”! The football state championship in Ohio has an eclectic and winding history that involves eras of self-proclamation to territorial acclamation with shared titles, through to the advent of the Associated Press Sportswriters Polls and then ending up to the ever...
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WHS Alumni Spotlight - Beth Starrett

Beth Starrett Class of 2002   How did you use your WHS Alumni Scholarship? I proudly took my WHS Alumni Scholarship to Baldwin-Wallace College (now University) where I graduated with a double major in Business Administration and Psychology, while also cheering for four years for the football and basketball team and an active member of the Delta Zeta sorority.   What has your...
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2020 Distinguished Citizens Announced

The Washington High School Alumni Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Distinguished Citizens Award. This award is given annually to graduates of Washington High School who have achieved local, national, and/or international success in their chosen career fields. Nominations are made by graduates or friends of WHS and are selected by the Distinguished Citizens committee....
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Nominate a Distinguished Citizen!

Nominations are open for the Distinguished Citizen Award. This award is given out each year by the Massillon Washington High School Alumni Association in recognition of graduates who have achieved local, national, or international success in their chosen career fields. Nominations may be made by graduates or friends of WHS. Graduates may nominate a classmate or someone from another class. To...
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Eye on the Tiger - Zion Clark

Zion Clark of the WHS Class of 2015 has enjoyed two rounds of national exposure these past few months. He first appeared as a guest on the nationally syndicated television show "Ellen", hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, and again on a segment of the NBC Nightly News spotlighting his wrestling at Kent State University-Tuscarawas.  What makes Zion special is his approach to his wrestling career and...
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Eye on the Tiger - Lori Lightfoot

Making her way into the nation's eye recently is Class of 1980 alumna Lori Lightfoot, who became the mayor of our country's third largest city, Chicago.  Quite arguably, Lightfoot is the highest ranking WHS alum in the realm of politics of all time and is already a WHSAA Distinguished Citizen. While at WHS, Lori was in the Tiger Swing Band, the Pep Club, and was class president. She was...
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Trustee Changes

Board of Trustees Member Passes The Washington High School Alumni Association Board of Trustees, along with many in the Massillon Tiger athletic boosters and his Class of 1957, were saddened by the unexpected passing of Robert "Bob" Antonille. He was an enthusiastic member of the alumni board offering many suggestions and questions, all along the lines of improving alumni connections. His...
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The 75th Messiah - End of an Era

The Washington High School Vocal Music Department, under the direction of Robert Cannon, presented the 75th and final presentation of Handel's Messiah in December of 2018.  Some 40 alumni joined in with the high school choirs to sing along witht the orchestra a very moving and well-done finalé to this revered school tradition. Started in the late 1930s by Miss Cleo Ressler, this...
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2019 Distinguished Citizens Announced

The Washington High School Alumni Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Distinguished Citizens Award. This award is given annually to graduates of Washington High School who have achieved local, national, and/or international success in their chosen career fields. Nominations are made by graduates or friends of WHS and are selected by the Distinguished Citizens committee....
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