Mrs. Sylvia Wilhite is a native of Puerto Rico. She attended the University of Puerto Rico for three years where she studied English, French and Italian. She graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Spanish. She also earned a Masters Degree in Teaching and Learning from Nova Southeastern University. She started her educational career teaching elementary school, later moving to middle school and finally to high school. Mrs. Wilhite has been teaching for 16 years, having taught in Savannah prior to moving to the Warner Robins area. She is married and has two children.