Jacob Riley is an  Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources Teacher and FFA Advisor. He attended Purdue University. Jacob is married to Amy (13 1/2 years) and has two beautiful daughters, Makayla (9) and Madelyn (6). During his free time, he enjoys being with family and traveling. He currently teaches Natural Resources, Leadership Development in Agriculture; Agribusiness Management; Advanced Life Science: Animals, & Animal Science. He says that they are all different and exciting to teach!

Jacob is very busy as a Warsaw FFA Chapter Advisor- FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Students whose lives are impacted by FFA and agricultural education will achieve academic and personal growth, strengthen American agriculture and provide leadership to build healthy local communities, a strong nation, and sustainable world. (from

 Jacob says that he wanted to become a teacher because he wanted to assist the next generation find their passion and path to allow them to reach new heights!

We are so thankful for Mr. Riley & appreciate him allowing us to feature him on the blog today! 

Jared is a senior here at WCHS/WACC. He has been part of our Welding Technology program for the last two years. He has also taken Introduction to Construction, Introduction to Transportation, Introduction to Manufacturing, and Project Lead the Way: Introduction to Engineering Design. In his spare time, Jared enjoys helping his welding instructor, Chris Morr, out with any projects whenever needed. He is proud to have earned all of his basic welding certifications this school year already. Upon graduation, Jared plans to attend Hobart Welding College. Congrats Jared! We are so proud of you and appreciate you allowing us to highlight you on the website today. 

Pictured: Jared made this fire pit & grill complete with a shepherds hook, and is perfect for making chili or stew. 

Michael Kuhn is a reporter at WANE-TV, NewsChannel 15 in Fort Wayne. He graduated from Ball State University in December of 2016, but his passion for news started during his time at WCHS and the Warsaw Area Career Center. A 2013 WCHS graduate, Michael took Radio and TV 1 and 2 in his Junior and Senior years. He says the skills he learned in Mrs. Hopper's class helped lay a foundation that propelled him forward in college, and now in his career. He says anyone thinking about a career in media should also consider taking Mrs. Hopper's Radio and TV classes to help elevate their skills and better prepare them for their future.

(Pictured above as a WACC-TV student & pictured below as a WANE-TV Reporter)

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Mandy Renbarger is a Family & Consumer Sciences teacher here at the Warsaw Area Career Center. She teaches Child Development (her favorite), Interpersonal Relationships, and Preparing for College & Careers. Mandy attended the University of Nebraska & Purdue University. During her free time, she loves to binge-watch TV, read, refinish furniture, and paint wooden signs. Mandy says she was born without a personality or sense of humor, but we beg to differ. I think you can tell by her creative & fun Christmas sweater decorating abilities, she is amazingly awesome! We love you, Mandy. Thanks for letting us highlight you today!

Hunter Scott is a senior here at WCHS/WACC and is in our Building Trades program. He is currently employed at Discount Tire in Warsaw. Hunter is involved in Kosciusko County 4H and is the Junior Leaders Club President. During his free time, Hunter enjoys hanging out with friends, working on cars, and racing. Upon graduation, he plans to attend the University of Northern Ohio to major in Diesel Mechanics & High Performance.

Thanks for allowing us to highlight you today, Hunter. The WACC is so proud of you!

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