Student Officers

2020-2021 Student Board


Wiley Jack Karas is the president for Washington State High School rodeo association. He is an 18 year old senior from Zillah, Washington. Wiley grew up on the back of saddle, but didn’t compete in any events until middle school. Wiley’s first event was chute dogging, and he found he had a natural talent for throwing things around, thanks to many years of football. After the first rodeo, Wiley was hooked, and he qualified for national finals every since the 8th grade. Wiley now competed in steer wrestling, team roping and calf typing. He placed 3rd in the nation in chute dogging in 2017, qualified for NHSRA 2018-2020 for steer wrestling and 2020 for team roping. He is the 2020 WSHSRA Steer wrestling champion. Besides rodeo, Wiley is a four year varsity letterman in football, plays varsity basketball and golf, and works a part time job that turned into a full time job thanks to COVID. 

Vice President

Corynn Kayser is the Vice President for Washington State High School Rodeo Association.  She is a 17 year old Junior from Centerville, Washington. Corynn has been raised around rodeos and ranching. . Corynn competes in barrel racing, goat tying, and break away roping on her all around horse Billi.  She has been a member for six years and is excited to serve the association in this role. Corynn hopes to unify the association and help all of the members feel welcome.  



Public Relations

Alvina Whetzel is the Public Relations officer for WSHSRA. She is a 15-year-old sophomore from Pullman WA. She has ridden horses her whole life. She has been involved in 4-H, Pony Club, FFA, and WSHSRA, she has been a member of WSHSRA since sixth grade. Although she loves jumping her passion lies in rodeo. She has competed in barrels, poles, and goat tying with barrels being her favorite. She has qualified for and gone to Sliver State every year since her seventh-grade year. She day rides for a ranch here on the Palouse.

WSHSRA says “Thank you” to the following, for their generous sponsorship!



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