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Class of 2021

counselor information

Valerie Cope is a former high school graduate of Booker T. Washington High School.

She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Florida State University.

She received a Masters Degree in Education from the University of West Florida and a Masters Degree in Counseling from Troy University.

Ms. Cope's google classroom information

Join Mrs. Cope's class of 2021 Google Classroom for the most up-to-date senior information. The code to join the classroom is  a2pqzmy.

Bright Futures Update

New for the class of 2021:

 Bright Futures Florida Medallion Scholarship (BFFMS) students enrolled in an associate degree program at a Florida College System (FCS) institution will receive 100 percent of tuition and specific fees. Upon completion, a student may transfer their award to another institution and receive 75 percent of tuition and specific fees.  

Scholarship List

Need scholarships? View our scholarship list for up-to-date opportunities available to you.



Important Graduation  information

Graduation is Friday, June 4, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. at the Pensacola Bay Center. Graduation will be live-streamed via YouTube at the following link:

All parents and students should review the 2021 General Graduation Information Document below.

We are one month away from your day of celebration, and we are so proud of all of your accomplishments!  

The Graduation Ceremony will be held at the Pensacola Bay Center on Friday, June 4th at 9 a.m.  Graduates, you should arrive by 8 a.m.  

After the Graduation Ceremony on June 4th, between the hours of 1 and 3 p.m., you may return to the school to pick up your diploma.  

On May 24th, you will each receive a graduation envelope with stoles, cords, graduation programs, and other important graduation information.  

Seniors who owe money for books, uniforms, dues or other expenses will not be allowed to take part in the graduation ceremony. 

  • Herff Jones will be on campus to distribute cap and gowns on May 13th during all lunches, 10:17 a.m. to 12:27 p.m.  Seniors who have outstanding fees and fines, excluding current issued textbooks and chromebook, will not receive his or her cap and gown.

  • Seniors Honors Presentation will be virtual and will air on June 1, 2021

  • 2021 Project Graduation will be at Sam’s Fun City on June 4th, 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., tickets go on sale on May 13th (and)

  • Final Exams are May 19th through May 24th. No students are permitted on campus after May 24th.   

  • Make your Transcript requests with Mrs. Lori Werdann, in the Front Office, in a timely manner, and don’t forget to check our web page for additional posted information about graduation.

Thank you for your time and always remember…it’s great to be a Wildcat! 

Fafsa CHALLENGE 2020/2021

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is now OPEN! We are here to assist parents and students with all aspects of completing the FAFSA.

Here are some tools to assist you:

1. FAFSA - Opened October 1!
Here is the link - Student
The Federal Application for Free Student Aid (FAFSA) helps determine the awarding of over $150 billion in federal aid, as well as state aid. Each year, millions of dollars is left on the table when students fail to complete their FAFSA form.  
2. Have questions or need assistance completing the FAFSA?

The Federal Application for Free Student Aid (FAFSA) helps determine the awarding of over $150 billion in federal aid, as well as state aid. Each year, millions of dollars is left on the table when students fail to complete their FAFSA form.

Here is the FAFSA Checklist. Make sure you have these documents/information readily available!


Don't forget - 10 Common FAFSA mistakes

FAFSA Challenge

2020/2021 Important Dates and Information

Senior Dues - $20.00 Should be paid to Mrs. Kelley in Room 240. Dues cover Senior-only events during the year and senior end-of-year activities including, but not limited to: senior video, senior breakfast, senior-only events during the year at the Senior Café, senior honors and recognition at Honors Night and Graduation.

July 7, 2020 - Senior Portraits

July 8, 2020 - Seniors Portraits

TBD - Senior Superlative Voting

TBD - Seniors Portraits - Make-up date - All Day – Atrium

TBD -  Senior Assembly – Herff Jones - 9:30 a.m.

TBD - Herff Jones orders due - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Atrium

TBD - Senior Group Picture - BTWHS Stadium

TBD - Cap and Gown Pictures - All Lunches – Atrium

March 11, 2021 - Mira Awards 

April 15, 2021 - Academic Awards

April 15, 2021 - Graduation Announcement Distribution by Herff Jones

May 13, 2021 - Cap and Gown Distribution by Herff Jones *All fees and fines must be paid in full*

May 2021 - AP Exams - Multiple dates and times  - Refer to testing calendar on website

May 19 - 24 - Senior Exams *There are no early release days for semester exams. Students will remain on campus for the entire school day. May 24th is the last student day for seniors.

Graduation Practice *Mandatory Attendance*Location, Date and Time TBA

June 4, 2021 - 9:00 a.m. - Graduation - Graduation will be live streamed via YouTube at the following link:



Senior Class officers 2021

President - Derius Franklin

Vice President - Kindell Harris

Secretary - Zanyah Clark

Treasurer - Mia Jenkins


Class Flower

Class Motto

Class Song

Scholarship Resources

Voter Registration information

Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David H. Stafford invites you to register to vote.

Please watch this short video to learn how you too can become a registered voter in Escambia County.

Should you have any questions please feel free to reach out at 595-3900 or