Alicia Cain Wheeling '98 | Handley 100th Anniversary Notable
Alicia Cain Wheeling ’98

Alicia Cain Wheeling is one of John Handley High School’s most successful female student athletes.

Named the Winchester Star’s Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 1997, Alicia earned All-State honors in shot put and discus on six occasions and held the school record in the shot put for 25 years. A Dean’s List student at Marshall University, she set school records in the weights and hammer throws and became a member of the Marshall University Black Legends Hall of Fame.

Alicia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Special Education from Marshall University and a Master's degree in Administration from Shenandoah University. She is currently a Multi-Classroom Leader for the Math Department and 7th grade Team Leader at Daniel Morgan Middle School.

During her 20 year career at Daniel Morgan, she has been named “Teacher of the Year”, received the Winchester Hiram Lodge Community Cornerstone Award and coached basketball and track. She has also coached track and field at Handley.

Alicia is a 2019 inductee into the Hunter Maddox Hall of Fame. She is a Judges Athletic Association Board member and a member of the Hunter Maddox Hall of Fame Committee.

Alicia and her husband, Joey, have three sons Tristan, Nicholas, and Jonathan. In addition, they have been foster parents for young people from Winchester and surrounding areas.

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