PIONEERS WITH women and minorities


Wayland's ethnic diversity began early, with students of Hispanic, Asian and Native American descent admitted freely as early as the 1930s.   To learn more, click here

Women's basketball began at Wayland in the 1940's when Harvest Queen Mill, a local grain mill still in operation, provided financial support. For that reason, Wayland's women were known as the Harvest Queens, a moniker that stood until Claude Hutcherson entered the picture in the early 1950's.  To learn more about the Flying Queens, click here.