Whitley's Bio

Communications Director

Whitley Lester is a lifelong resident of Wytheville. She is married to Charlie Lester, owner of Southwest Soda Clean, LLC, and has four children; Jackson (12), Genesis (3), Graham (1), and Gabriel (1). Whitley and her family attend the Wytheville Church of Christ and enjoy traveling during their free time. 

Whitley obtained her Bachelor of Science at Old Dominion University. She is currently working on her Master of Science in Education. Whitley works for Wythe County Public Schools as a Kindergarten teacher at Speedwell Elementary. She has worked in early childhood education for fourteen years. 

Whitley’s passion for working in education grew from watching her father serve WCPS at Scott Memorial Middle School for thirty-four years. Throughout her childhood, she observed her father’s commitment to not only educate, but reach each student with passion, patience, and empathy. Whitley is driven to help all individuals be healthy, happy, and successful which led her to serve as the Communications Director for the Rejected Cornerstone Organization

Contact Whitley at: whitleylester@rejectedcornerstone.org