WBL Students of the Week for March 18-22, 2019: Anna Tripp, Anna Neighbors. and Christen Wilkerson

Anna Tripp is the daughter of Todd and Suzanne Tripp. She is a senior and is in her first year of Work Based Learning. Anna is an employee with the Media Center at Wilcox County Middle/High School. Her supervisor and mentor is Ms. Regina Lovett. Ms. Lovett says that Anna has been a great help to her this year, particularly in getting the Media Center set up at the first of school.

When asked what he liked about her job, Anna stated, “I enjoy working in the media center because I get to help students further their reading skills and expand their imaginations. Also, the quiet environment is very therapeutic”

Anna is actively involved in playing softball, Beta Club, National Honor Society and Work Based Learning. She is a member of First Baptist Church of Rochelle where she helps with VBS each summer. Her plans after graduation are to attend Georgia Southwestern State University to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

Annastasia Neighbors is the daughter of Cristie Neighbors and John Neighbors. She is a senior and is in her first year of Work Based Learning. Anna is employed as a tutor with the Wilcox County Alternative Learning Center. Her supervisor is Mr. Bland Brooks, and her mentors are Mrs. Hailey Davis and Mrs. Diane Stubbs.

When asked what she liked about her job, Anna said, “I like my job because I can teach others how to do math or any subject they need help with.”

Anna is actively involved in Patriots for Christ, Spanish Club, Work Based Learning, Chick-fil-A Leader Academy, Beta Club, and Science Olympiad.

Anna’s future plans are to join the military and also to attend college and become an engineer.

Christen Wilkerson is the daughter of Linda and Jody Wilkerson. She is a senior and is in her first year of Work Based Learning. Anna is employed as a tutor with the Wilcox County PASS Program and she also interns with the Middle School RTI Math program. Her supervisors are Mr. Tim Conner and Mr. Jay Dailey, and her mentors are Ms. Dianne Owens, Mrs. Ginger Ledford, and Mrs. Georgianna McGuinty. Christen has been a big asset to the RTI program. It is great for the middle schoolers to have older high school students as their mentors. This program has been a big success this year.

When asked what she liked about her job, Anna said, “I like my job because I love to make sure that children have the best opportunity to succeed in school.”

Christen is actively involved in FFA, Spanish Club, Work Based Learning, Chick-fil-A Leader Academy, Beta Club, and Science Olympiad.

Christen’s future plans are to attend Georgia Southern University and major in Biology.

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