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!

Shelley Misch

Guild Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: I love teaching because I have the ability to help children achieve their best!

Educator of the Month

Sharon Hedge

Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central HS

What I like most about teaching: I love knowing I touch the lives of my students and their families!

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Contessa Crutcher

Memphis Business Academy

What I like most about teaching: I love seeing my students engaged in the concepts. 

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Alisa Holmes

Watt Hardison Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: I love teaching because it not only impacts today, but the future. 

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J.T. Hicks

Cedar Bluff Middle School

What I like most about teaching: Instilling a love of learning and strong work-ethic.

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Dianne Kelehear

Ooltewah High School

What I like most about teaching: I love to interact with my students!

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Bradd Stubbs

Bristol Tennessee High School

What I like most about teaching: Developing relationships and being a positive influence on their lives!

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Clayton Ramsey

Issac Lane Technology Magnet Elem.

What I like most about teaching: I love that my students appreciate the small things and want to help around the classroom.

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Mia Moore

Trezevant Career & Technology Center

What I like most about teaching: I love being able to help the future better themselves. 

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Logan Tubb

Stewarts Creek Middle

What I like most about teaching: Watching my students have a "lightbulb" moment!

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Heather Widick

May Blount School

What I like most about teaching: Seeing the excitement on their faces when learning!

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Andy Jackson

Red Bank High School

What I like most about teaching: This is what I've always wanted to do since I was a kid!

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Jamie Oliver

Valley Forge Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: Being able to enhance a child's self-confidence!

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Sabrina Transou

Pope Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: I love making an impact on students!

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Felicia Riedell

Bornblum Jewish Community School

What I like most about teaching: I love the expressions on my students' faces, overjoyed with learning new skills.

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Michelle Poston

College Grove Elementary

What I like most about teaching: All of the moments when you can see the students make the connection to what I'm teaching. 

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Kim Wheeler

Prospect Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: Seeing the children's faces when they succeed!

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Daniel Bennett

Red Bank Middle School

What I like most about teaching: It gives me the chance to connect with the kids in the community.

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Tracy Good

Cherokee Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: The impact that I'm able to have on students that I come in contact with.

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Susan Walker

Lexington High School

What I like most about teaching: Pushing students to their highest potential and encouraging them to go to higher education.

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John Cooley

St. Benedict at Auburndale High School

What I like most about teaching: Working with kids and watching them grow and mature.

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Laura Lindsey

McGavock High School

What I like most about teaching: Being a part of students' "light bulb" moments where they fully understand something about the subject matter.

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Diana Lowe

New Center Elementary

What I like most about teaching: Seeing the pride and excitement on my students' faces when they are successful at achieving their goals.

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Lindsay Houghton

Chattanooga Charter School of Excellence

What I like most about teaching: I love seeing kids reach a potential I never thought was possible.

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Karen Matherly

Gray Middle School

What I like most about teaching: Contributing to their future and making their lives better.

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