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!

Melissa Richard

Spring Hill Elementary

What I like most about teaching: My students are so unique. I love finding out what methods reach them. They amaze me every day!

Educator of the Month

Annmarie Ghio

St. Ann Catholic School

What I like most about teaching: I love hands-on teaching that lights up my students' imagination.

Vote Now

Ashley Lawrence

Rivercrest Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: I love seeing the light bulb go off for my students.

Vote Now

Bill Curtis

Bradley Central High

What I like most about teaching: I enjoy seeing my students out in the community becoming successful at life.

Vote Now

Cara Tilson 

John Adams Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: Watching the kids grow from the first day you get them throughout the year.

Vote Now

Deb Holly

Farragut Intermediate

What I like most about teaching: Teaching brings me joy—a joy that is found in the wonder in the eyes of my students as they realize an idea.

Vote Now

Dee Watkins

Ooltewah Elementary

What I like most about teaching: My favorite part is being able to have an impact on the kids, and be a role model in their lives.

Vote Now

Gayla Mayfield

Crockett County High School

What I like most about teaching: Loves seeing her students light up when learning about the health field / seeking them eager to learn.

Vote Now

Heather Hogg

Oak Grove Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: Seeing a child thrive, and knowing that I've had a part in their education that could make a difference.

Vote Now

Dr. Jan Baldwin

Davidson Academy

What I like most about teaching: To work alongside impactful educators, journey with students and their families.

Vote Now

Jason Yates

Immanuel Lutheran School

What I like most about teaching: I love bringing science to life. Making education relevant.

Vote Now

Joanna Nash

World History 9th grade

What I like most about teaching: I love to work with students and help guide them. I feel teaching is my calling helping young adults make decisions. 

Vote Now

Johnny Tucker

Mountain View Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: I love to see the kids face when they achieve something. Really brings joy to my heart!

Vote Now

Joshua Sinclair

Clarksburgh High School

What I like most about teaching: I'm young so I think that makes it easier to relate to my students, which helps them understand things better. 

Vote Now

Joslyn Johnson

Austin East High School

What I like most about teaching: I learn so much from them mostly in the technology areas.  I love when their eyes light up.

Vote Now

Kelly Youngblood

The Howard School

What I like most about teaching: I adore my kids. I love being with them everyday; they make me happy to come teach.

Vote Now

Logan Burleson

Volunteer High School  Agribusiness Teacher

What I like most about teaching: I like the fact you really get to change lives.

Vote Now

Lucinda Moss

Prescott South Middle School

What I like most about teaching: Watching students get excited about learning, achieving their goals are the most enjoyable aspects of teaching. 

Vote Now

Michelle Green

Bon Lin Middle School

What I like most about teaching: I love to see students accomplish difficulties.

Vote Now

Morgan Ward

Whitsett Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: I enjoy cultivating personal relationships with my children and generating innovative experiences.

Vote Now

Rachel Henriquez

Sarah Moore Green Magnet Academy

What I like most about teaching: When students add their creativity to instruction, they find their voice and truly flourish.

Vote Now

Stephanie Kirkpatrick

Watt Hardison Elementary

What I like most about teaching: I enjoy having the opportunity to influence young minds and inspire them to develop a love for learning.

Vote Now

Wes McPeake

Chester Co. High School

What I like most about teaching: Building relationships with my students.

Vote Now