Travis Whitt

About Me

Travis Whitt is in his senior year at Altamont Community High School. Travis is the class president, the ACHS student council treasurer, and president of the Immanuel Lutheran Youth Group. He is also involved in track and field, and cross country. Travis was appointed to the U.S. Senate Page Program by Senator Durbin for the 2014 fall semester. He is a returning member of the Illinois State Board of Education Student Advisory Council. His prior work experiences include interning for the Rauner gubernatorial campaign, umpiring for a local youth league, and making snow cones for Tropical Sno.

“I hope our CEO class will help teach me the skills needed to be successful in the adult world. I am looking forward to experiencing the same transformation I have seen occur in so many other CEO participants. This program is an opportunity a lot of students can only wish for, so I will work every day to make the most of it.”

About My Business

Travis Whitt has launched an online political blog, In today’s hyper-partisan atmosphere, ACivilOpinion will highlight a more moderate viewpoint. “Opinions are often meant to be changed,” says Travis. ACivilOpinion will encourage this reshaping, again by highlighting the center of the political spectrum. If you are interested in advertising on ACivilOpinion, email Travis at You can also follow him on Facebook and Twitter. He is very thankful for all the doors CEO has opened for him. Travis plans on majoring in finance at The Ohio State University in the fall.