Educator of the Month

Was your favorite teacher recognized as a Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week in your hometown? Then vote for him or her to be honored as the statewide Educator of the Month! Just click on the photo below to cast your vote. And come back often – you can vote once every day!

Melinda George

Dyersburg Primary

What I like most about teaching: I love the honesty of children. The way they are very accepting of everybody and love you on good and bad days.

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Kendra Cooke

Maury City Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: Watching their little faces light up when they understand what we've been teaching.

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Laura Justice

Bon Lin Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: We love seeing the children smile and receiving hugs daily!

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Constance Avent

Hornsby Elementary

What I like most about teaching: I love the kids, seeing a smile on their faces and standing at my door every morning to greet them.

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Allyson McCoy

Kate Bond Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: I love the reactions my students give me when they understand the skills being taught.

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Laura Lawson

Brickey-McCloud Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: I love seeing faces light up when they realize learning can be fun. Students today are the leaders of tomorrow!

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Vivian Janda

Milan Elementary

What I like most about teaching: I love being silly with the children. I like to laugh and have fun with them.

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Lindsay Kennedy

Powell High School

What I like most about teaching: I enjoy my students the most. They are the reason I am here and the reason I love my job.

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Joshua Bloodworth

Central High School

What I like most about teaching: I get to teach students skills that they can take with them the rest of their lives.

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Katelyn Adams

Lamar Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: To get to work with students, to see how excited they are, and see the light bulb go off.

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Megan Sturgill

Surgoinsville Elementary

What I like most about teaching: Going above and beyond for my students!

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Donna Franczek

Haynesfield Elementary

What I like most about teaching: Inspiring students to do their very best!

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Sara Penley

West Side Elementary

What I like most about teaching: Getting to know the students individually, and working hard every day to meet their needs. 

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