Whitney Hardegree HeadshotCongratulations to Mrs. Whitney Hardigree!

    2021-2022 Empower Teacher of the Year
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    2021-2022 JCSS Teacher of the Year

    We are proud to have you represent EmpowerC3 and Jackson County Schools!


    Meet Whitney Hardegree, Healthcare Science TeacherHardegree and Howard

    Whitney Hardigree is a master's prepared registered nurse with over 11 years of experience in the medical field. She currently serves as a healthcare science instructor and HOSA advisor at Empower College and Career Center. She is passionate about teaching industry-related skills and hands-on experience to her students.

    Mrs. Hardigree earned her bachelor of science degree in nursing from Piedmont University and later graduated from Brenau University with a Masters Degree in Nursing Management and Leadership. Her industry experience consists of neuroscience, congestive heart failure, and medical-surgical nursing.

    Whitney married her high school sweetheart Daniel, with whom she shares three daughters.