Wapahani High School - History


Wapahani High School was founded in 1967 to replace Selma and Center High Schools. Wapahani is a Delaware Indian word for White River, whose west fork runs a few hundred yards behind the school. The name was chosen by the daughter of Ardis Bailey, who was a secretary at Selma High School.The Principal Mike Schuck resigned from his position at the end of the 2010-2011 school year. The new principal after Schuck resigned is Mr.Chad Briggs.

In January, 2008 Wapahani Alumni Association was organized to represent alumni from Wapahani High School. A vote of the membership changed the name in August, 2009, to Liberty-Perry Alumni Association, which represents alumni from Wapahani High School and the parent schools Selma High School and Center High School. The first elected President of Liberty-Perry Alumni Association is Donna (Chafin) Staggs WHS '71.

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