Mr. Joel Thursam

Phone: (248)865-6748


Degrees and Certifications:

Master's Degree: Educational Leadership (administration), Oakland UniversityBachelor's Degree: English and Speech Communication, Wayne State University

Mr. Joel Thursam

I have been teaching at WBHS since 2002 and have been proud to be a part of the staff since that time. I have taught a variety of English classes at the high school, and I coordinate our debate and forensics after school programs. I am very proud of all of our kids accomplishments since I have been here, both in the classroom and with our state awards won in both debate and forensics.
Debate: Varsity team 4th place in class A 2014-15; 3rd place in state Class A 2013-14, Novice 2014  2nd place runner up state championship
Forensics: 2014 -5 state finalists, 3 in interpretation and 2 in public address. All students placed at state championships