Boonville High School Administration

Mr. Mike Whitten - Principal

The 2017-2018 school year will begin Mr. Whitten’s 15th year at the helm of Boonville High School.  Prior to guiding the Pioneers, he was Principal for one year at Tecumseh Jr/Sr High School and served five years as Assistant Principal at Boonville Middle School.
Before entering the administrative ranks, Mr. Whitten started his education career at Pike Central Middle-High School where he taught math, coached Cross Country, Basketball, Baseball and Track & Field, as well as sponsoring the Student Council and Fellowship of Christian Athletes for 11 years.

Mike is currently in his fourth term on the IHSAA Executive Committee where he has served as Chairman and President of the Board of Directors.  He is a recognized Administrator of the Indiana Association of School Principals (District and State Administrator of the Year) and has been named Administrator of the Year by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.  He is also a Deacon at Main Street General Baptist Church, where he has served for 19 years.

He holds an undergraduate degree (Math & Physical Education) from Oakland City University and a Master’s Degree (Secondary Education; Principal’s License) and an Educational Specialist Degree from Indiana State University.

Mr. Whitten and his wife, Karen, are parents of two Pioneer Alumni; Brittney (2006) and Kyle (2010).  And, he is “Poppy” to two Grandchildren, Finley and Oliver!!

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Mr. William Wilder - Vice Principal

Mr. William Wilder is the assistant principal at Boonville High School.  He graduated from Boonville High School in 1987.  Mr. Wilder graduated from Murray State University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education and Health and received a Master of Arts in teaching degree with Administrative Supervision from Oakland City University in 2000.  His experiences include teaching at the middle school level for six years and serving as an administrator at Boonville Middle School the past twelve years.

Mr. Wilder is married (wife, Kathy) and has two children (Ramey and Reece) and one stepson (Zach). 

Mr. Wilder may be reached by phone at (812) 897-4701 or by email