Kimberly Blakney has been a part of the Walt Whitman community for several years and was named interim principal at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year.
Prior to that, Mrs. Blakney worked with students and families at TRAICE Academy, Pershing Academy, and Madison Middle School.
Mrs. Blakney is excited and fully committed to carrying on the rigorous but rewarding work that Whitman has been doing as a team.
She is committed to moving the school forward and leading students from "Good to Great!"
Bridget Silva has been working with the Whitman community for the past five years. She began as a outside agency therapist working with several students and families. She then transferred to the school counselor position. She is now the assistant principal and continues to strive for success for all Baby Hornet students!
Prior to Whitman, Mrs. Silva has worked at high schools, middle schools and colleges/universities in Colorado and here in the Tulsa area. She has been working in the education field since she graduated Oklahoma Baptist University in 1999 with her education degree. Mrs. Silva has gone on to achieve her Master’s in Counseling degree and working on her Master’s in Educational Leadership.
Mrs. Silva enjoys connecting with her students and families in meaningful ways. Outside of work, Mrs. Silva enjoys spending time with her husband and family watching movies, playing golf, putting together puzzles and trying out every Mexican restaurant in town.