2024 Press Releases

A new 10-week carpentry course will begin this July at Wharton County Junior College's Bay City campus.
A new 10-week carpentry course will begin this July at Wharton County Junior College's Bay City campus.
June 18, 2024
WCJC President Betty McCrohan presents a resolution to Bryce Kocian for his 35 years of service to the college.
WCJC President Betty McCrohan presents a resolution to Bryce Kocian for his 35 years of service to the college.
June 12, 2024
Elected members of the Wharton County Junior College Board of Trustees were officially sworn in during the regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Pictured is State District Judge Randy Clapp, right, swearing in board member Terry Lynch, who was elected to Position 7.
Elected members of the Wharton County Junior College Board of Trustees were officially sworn in during the regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Pictured is State District Judge Randy Clapp, right, swearing in board member Terry Lynch, who was elected to Position 7.
May 31, 2024
Following re-election to Position 6 on the Wharton County Junior College Board of Trustees, J. Paul Pope was sworn into office during the regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, by State District Judge Randy Clapp.
Following re-election to Position 6 on the Wharton County Junior College Board of Trustees, J. Paul Pope was sworn into office during the regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, by State District Judge Randy Clapp.
May 31, 2024
Thirty-one students recently earned their Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing from Wharton County Junior College.
Thirty-one students recently earned their Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing from Wharton County Junior College.
May 29, 2024
The Wharton County Junior College Pioneers Volleyball Camp is scheduled for June 17-19 at the Gene Bahnsen Gymnasium on the Wharton campus. The camp is open to students in fourth through seventh grades. Pictured are participants of the 2023 camp.
The Wharton County Junior College Pioneers Volleyball Camp is scheduled for June 17-19 at the Gene Bahnsen Gymnasium on the Wharton campus. The camp is open to students in fourth through seventh grades. Pictured are participants of the 2023 camp.
May 21, 2024
Wharton County Junior College students Philip Salinas of Wallis and Gabriela Medina of Richmond will spend part of this summer conducting scientific research at Rice University. Pictured, from left, are Salinas and WCJC Biology Department Chair Jennifer Mahlmann.
Wharton County Junior College students Philip Salinas of Wallis and Gabriela Medina of Richmond will spend part of this summer conducting scientific research at Rice University. Pictured, from left, are Salinas and WCJC Biology Department Chair Jennifer Mahlmann.
May 20, 2024
Nineteen students recently earned their Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.
Nineteen students recently earned their Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. From left to right, Victoria Sweeney of Rosenberg, Ella Whiting of Katy, Laurie Falls of Needville, Breanna Boettcher of East Bernard, Hanna Warmke of Brenham, Brenda Velasquez of Houston, Madison Dyer of Blessing, Ayanna McKenzie of Stafford, Cassandra Carlson of Needville, Bianca Sanchez of Richmond, Skylar Finley of Needville, Alexis Schiefelbein of Rosenberg, Meagan Blaschke of Sealy, Adrienne Cellner of Sugar Land, Aracely Garza of Rosenberg, Jennifer Sifuentes of Palacios, Kimberly Perdomo of Rosharon, Kaitlyn Nicks of El Campo. Back row is Wenxuan Li of Sugar Land.
May 9, 2024
WCJC hosts 78th annual commencement
WCJC hosts 78th annual commencement
May 8, 2024
WCJC athletes were recognized recently for their outstanding achievement.
Wharton County Junior College athletes were recently recognized for their achievements. From left are Juan Cantua-Linnear of Forney, Region XIV All-Academic Team; Zeke Martinez of Laredo, Men's Rodeo MVP; Kolby Wilson of Palacios, Region XIV All-Academic Team; Reese Beheler of Sugar Land, Region XIV All-Academic Team; Preston Watkins of Deer Park, Region XIV All-Academic Team and Dr. Ty Pate Academic Award; Brian Panneton of Tomball, Region XIV All-Academic Team and NJCAA Academic All-American; Levi Castilleja of San Antonio, Region XIV All-Academic Team and NJCAA Academic All-American; and Conner Doucet of the Woodlands, Region XIV All-Academic Team.
May 6, 2024
WCJC Athletic Director Keith Case is joined by former athletes and college President Betty McCrohan during a special event.
WCJC Athletic Director Keith Case is joined by former athletes and college President Betty McCrohan during a special event.
May 3, 2024
Wharton County Junior College drama students, from left, Hannah Purnell of El Campo, C'Aira Hearse of Wharton and Abigail Higginbotham of Palacios practice a unique set of warm-up exercises before rehearsing for
Wharton County Junior College drama students, from left, Hannah Purnell of El Campo, C'Aira Hearse of Wharton and Abigail Higginbotham of Palacios practice a unique set of warm-up exercises before rehearsing for "Dragons Love Tacos." The children's play is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Horton Foote Theatre in the Duson-Hansen Fine Arts Building on the Wharton campus. The show is free and open to the public.
April 23, 2024