Finding Greatness: Dominique Whipple

Author: News Bureau
Posted: Monday, December 7, 2015 1:59 PM
Categories: Pressroom | School of Education | School of Education and Behavioral Sciences | Finding Greatness

Macon, GA

Dominique Whipple, a recent graduate of Middle Georgia State's School of Education, is teaching at Bibb County’s Bruce Elementary School.

Full name: Dominique Remon Whipple.

Age: 30.

Hometown: McIntyre.

Residence: Macon.

High School: Wilkinson County High School, where he was a member of the basketball team.

Family: Wife, Sammeria; sons, Joshua, and Chase.

Employment: Bibb County Board of Education.

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood and Special Education, Class of 2011.

Career: “I am currently a fourth grade teacher at Charles H. Bruce Elementary, which is located on Macon’s south side. My plan is to become a teacher leader.”

He chose Middle Georgia State because … “It offered a small but growing community atmosphere that I was looking for. It was very affordable and offered the career choices that I was interested in.”

The one thing that surprised him about Middle Georgia State was … “The professors are extremely knowledgeable and helpful.”

One thing people don’t know about him is … “I secretly want to be a basketball coach.”

The one person he’d most like to meet is … “President Obama.”

Five years from now he sees himself … “Teaching students to become lifelong learners. Making a difference in the world on a larger platform.”