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Whitney Devine - High Plains Technology Center, Woodward

Marketing and leadership skills follow Whitney Devine into her kindergarten classroom.
Whitney Devine - High Plains Technology Center, Woodward

Whitney Devine

THEN: A Woodward High School sophomore touring the technology center and deciding on electives. A chance to work in and manage the marketing education store at the technology center and also join a CareerTech student organization, DECA, caught her interest. Whitney’s experience at High Plains helped her

  • Gain self-confidence and leadership skills through the Superintendent Leadership Class and DECA’s state conference competition.
  • Speak in front of a group using PowerPoint and video production for presentations.
  • Learn financial aspects of being in business and how to work with others.

NOW: After graduating from Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Whitney teaches kindergarten for Woodward Public Schools at the Early Childhood Center. She uses PowerPoint in her classroom and is considering video editing as a side business.