Youth Entrepreneurship Educator
Office: 3011 - Lumpkin Hall
Destany Lucas is the Youth Entrepreneurship Educator for the BSC here at EIU. Her primary responsibilities are to provide tools to educate and motivate youth to develop entrepreneurial thinking skills. Destany resides in Shelbyville with her 9 year old son, Ty. She graduated from Millikin University, located in Decatur, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Organization Leadership in 2008. After graduating from Millikin, Destany attended EIU and received a secondary teaching certificate in Business Education. She taught for a semester at Warrensburg-Latham Middle School before becoming a full time business, computer science and statistics teacher at Jamaica High School in Sidell, IL. At JHS, Destany also taught Junior Achievement and encouraged innovating thinking through incorporating technology and the use of the Internet into her curriculum. Destany is currently working on her Master’s Degree at Concordia University, where she is majoring in Educational Technology and Curriculum Reform. Destany’s goal is to continue educating our youth about entrepreneurship, while informing educators about new and helpful technological resources that are available.