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Mr. James Heuer

Welcome to West Prairie Junior/Senior High School.

We are a small, rural school district in west central Illinois. We are committed to providing the best education possible to help our students succeed.

Our students take advantage of the many extra curricular activities including, our award winning FFA program, and more. We believe in the power of education to provide opportunities for our students and their futures.


Clayton Hunt

Clayton’s parents are Kara and Jake Hunt. He is involved in football, basketball, scholastic bowl, class officer, student council, FFA, and Track. He has shown a lot of growth as a student. He is a leader in the Crank Zone and respects both his teachers and peers.

Natalie Moore

Natalie’s parents are Tammy DeCounter and Clint Moore. She is a leader in FFA and a natural leader in the classroom. She advocates for herself and she keeps trying until she gets the results she wants. She has a positive attitude that is contagious to peers and teachers.

Maciyn Shipman

Maciyn’s parents are Mandi and Chris Shipman. She is involved in a lot of extracurricular activities. She is a leader amongst her peers and goes out of her way to help those who are in need. She has a charitable heart.

Eli DeCounter

Eli’s parents are Sam and Heather DeCounter. He is involved in a lot of extracurricular activities. He is very conscientious. He is respectful to teachers and other students. He asks great questions in class and is a class leader.

Kamara Zimmerman

Kamara’s parents are Honey and Eric Zimmerman. Kamara is a respectful and responsible student who does her work to the best of her ability, and always without complaint. Mr. Sullivan notes that he loves talking about books with her, and is impressed by her reading speed.

Ezra Bethos

Ezra’s mom is Alicia Bethos. Ezra’s hard work and determination does not undermine his kindness towards others. He is a young man who deeply cares about others and puts a lot of time and effort into things important to him. He works diligently in and out of the classroom.