Hackett High School had several students honored by the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith WATC program. WATC is a program that allows high school students to earn college credits on the UAFS campus that also count toward high school credits for graduation. Hackett High School offers this program to students free of charge.
The students were honored at the WATC Awards Ceremony held at the UAFS campus on May 2. Five Hackett students were recognized for making the Director’s Honor Roll: Ashley Banos, Bethany Barkley, Ian Bellisario, Morgan Chronister and Veronica Tristan.
Whitleigh Wilson was recognized for Early Childhood Education Certificates of Completion for Child Orientation Training, Child Development Birth-Age 3 and Child Development Age 5-8.
Veronica Tristan received teh award for being the Outstanding WATC Advanced Health Science Student. Additionally, Tristan received a $500 book scholarship to UAFS with the award.