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Wesley White (AR '99)

Retired


At the time of the Award, Wesley White was:

Principal
Russellville High School
Russellville, AR

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12


Biographical Information

To provide an expanded support system for all students at Russellville High School in Russellville, principal Wesley White created TEAMS (Teachers as Educators and Mentors for Students), a career planning advisory program that has resulted in higher attendance and improved decision-making skills. Mr. White initiated the Renaissance program to reward student and teacher achievement, and implemented a Community Scholarship Program, which raises thousands of dollars in college tuition assistance for deserving students. An alternative school he created has resulted in improved achievement for Russellville's at-risk students. In addition to working with local universities in mentoring new teachers, Mr. White promotes teacher leadership through his affiliation with the Arkansas Leadership Academy.



Additional Information

Degrees/Certifications

1971 University of Central Arkansas, B.A.


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