WATC Activities

WATC Student Involvement

SkillsUSA - SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. Monthly meetings are held during WATC hours so that students can easily participate. Local, state and national competitions are held each spring.

Click Here for more information about the national SkillsUSA organization.


BEST Robotics – The goal of BEST Robotics is to excite our nation's students about engineering, science and technology to unlock their imagination and discover their potential. WATC students in every program have the opportunity to take part in BEST Robotics.

 Click Here for more information about River Valley BEST Robotics.


Partners in Education – WATC is a partner in education with Fort Smith Public Schools Career and Technical Education. Each year students are encouraged to be involved with junior high students to create positive relationships and learning experiences.


Next Step Visit

Next Step Visits provide high school sophomores the opportunity to learn about WATC and explore various program options. To find out more information about attending a WATC Next Step Visit, please contact your high school counselor. 



If you are a high school counselor and would like to have your students complete the Next Step Visit survey, please select your high school from the list below. 


Alma High School

Booneville High School

Cedarville High School

Charleston High School

County Line High School

Fort Smith Future School

Greenwood High School

Hackett High School

J.C. Westside High School

Lavaca High School

Magazine High School

Mansfield High School

Mountainburg High School

Mulberry High School

Northside High School

Ozark High School

Paris High School

River Valley Virtual Academy

Scranton High School

Southside High School

Van Buren High School