Every year creative writing students at Wheeling High School submit their best writing to dozens of contests nationwide. Wheeling High School has a long tradition of excellence in the area of creative writing. Our students have been awarded prizes for their poetry, fiction, essays, and drama all over the country. Year after year, Wheeling High School students are recognized by colleges, universities, libraries, and other professional organizations as being among the best writers in the area, in the state, and in the nation. In 1997 alone, 30 students were recognized in various contests. Students interested in participating should enroll in Creative Writing during their senior year.