Macon State College MVPs is a web feature that profiles notable students, alumni, faculty and staff.
Full Name: Whitney Claire deYampert.
Residence: Warner Robins.
High School: Perry High School.
Family: “My dad is Rusty deYampert, my mom is Cathy deYampert, and my brother is Sullivan DeYampert.”
Current Employment: Robins Air Force Base.
Degree: Bachelor of science in business with a major in general business, class of 2010.
Activities & Recognitions: President's List; Macon State's Honor Society; Outstanding Senior for B.S. in business 2009-2010; Outstanding Academic Excellence in the bachelor of science in business; general business major; University System of Georgia Outstanding Scholar; and Robins Air Force Base co-op program.
Career: “My career goals include working full-time at Robins Air Force Base as a production manager, pursuing my masters degree, and eventually becoming a program manager.”
She chose Macon State College because … “It was near my hometown and allowed me to live at home and stay close to my family.”
The one thing that surprised her about Macon State was … “How much the instructors offered help in making sure that each person understood the material in class.”
Her favorite professor is … “Professor Francisco Lopez, because he explained the class material in a clear, easy, learn-able way. I took his classes in business stats and quantitative methods.”
Her favorite place to study is … “Starbucks.”
One thing people don’t know about her is … “I was Miss Perry High School in 2004.”
Her friends make fun of her because … “I'm affectionate with my boyfriend.”
The one person she’d most like to meet is … “Stephanie Meyer, because she is my favorite author.”
Five years from now she sees herself … “Buying a house, getting married, and continuing my career in the federal government.”