Katie Collins

Katie Collins smiles warmly and laughs freely as she talks with her friends, but the rising senior from James Monroe High School can only be described as intense when it comes to running. In this spring’s track season, Katie shattered three records in the Maverick stats book–for the  1600 meter run, the 3200 meter run, […]

Arthur qualifies for air rifle national championship

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV February 28, 2023 Shane Arthur, a junior at James Monroe High School, qualified to represent the state of West Virginia at the 4-H National Air Rifle Championship. He will head to Nebraska this June for the national competition. Shane sat down with The Real WV for an interview about his interest […]

WHFI radio—Building community across the airwaves

By Jeffrey Kanode, Real WV February 13, 2023 A 295-foot tower looms over James Monroe High School. In an unassuming office spaceacross from a faculty lounge in the Monroe County Technical Center, a control board,microphone, and a myriad of blinking lights on a small transmitter reveals the purpose behindthat tower. This high school and vocational […]