May 28, 2017

Boxing Club ends after four years

by Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief “Unfortunately, for a variety of reasons, the boxing club wasn’t able to run this year,” Dr. Stephen May, student activities director, said. “Our hope is that the program will be able to run again next fall.” Boxing club ran for four years from 2008 to 2012. Unique to extracurricular activities, WHS was the only public high school in Illinois with a boxing program. “I will miss working with the students,” Michael Burke, boxing club sponsor, said. “Many were not in other activities, and they found boxing club a positive outlet. I will also miss the fun…