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Lynn Gatlin

Counselor Lynn Gatlin shares her best and brightest students with a pre-engineering program to increase their opportunities.

Then: A counselor at a rural high school without funding for a calculus class. She encouraged students to participate in Central Technology Center’s pre-engineering education program, which

  • Shows students they do not have to be “super scientists” to study engineering.
  • Prepares students for college-level calculus and physics.
  • Gives Davenport High School’s best and brightest students the advanced math and science classes many rural schools cannot offer.

Now: A counselor who eliminates students’ fears of science and math, Lynn helps them get advanced classes in high school so they will have the background to be successful in college.