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EDUCATION WINS

​​​​​​​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!

December Educator of the Month

Christina Knobloch

Bowers Elementary

What do you like most about teaching?
Growing relationships with my students. It is so rewarding when you see them love a subject they once struggled with.

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Michelle Waters

Johnson Co. High

Making them realize they can do something they never though they could do.

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Joey Mathis

Marion Co. High

Seeing the impact that you have on kids. All these kids need a mentor, someone that they know cares about them.

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Keylee Trollinger

Eaton Elementary

My favorite thing about teaching is the discoveries we unlock each day!

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Bria Evans

Creswell Middle Prep School of the Arts

Teaching a subject that inspires and motivates students to want to be better people.

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Jason Atkins

Bolton High School

I love impacting students' lives with not only with knowledge of health but knowledge of life.

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Cori Rose

University School of Jackson

I just love my little kids. I can’t imagine teaching any other grade. You know they just make me so happy.

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Kristina Froelich

Brickey McCloud Elementary

I enjoy making deep connections with my students. I want them to love learning and know that they are valued.

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Kimberly Guy

Dr. William H. Brewster Elem.

I love making a difference in my children's lives.

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Marisa West

Polk Co. High School

I love mentoring students, helping them push towards their future and figure out what they want to do.

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Ron Rogers

William Blount High School

Students are in my class more than any other because of the time that marching and concert bands require.

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Sherry Shepard

Hampton Elementary

Seeing their eyes light up when they understand a concept, their questioning, the way they think. It's amazing.

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Cecily Honeycutt

South Pittsburg High School

Impacting the lives of others and future generations, which is one of the most worthy callings there is.

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Marla Mulliniks

Rutland Elementary

Teaching is a unique calling. My students constantly surprise me and I feel as though my work has a purpose.

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Amanda Lemmings

Bargerton Elementary

Making sure my students get the best education.

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Susan Lambert

Johnson City School

As an orchestra teacher, I teach a skill that they can use throughout life. We create lots of memories together.

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Kimberly Twomey

Hickman Elementary

The kids are the best thing about teaching. There's never a dull moment. Each day is a brand new adventure!

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Shera Caviness

Evans Elementary

I love making a difference in kids lives!

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Madelyn Musser

North Side High School

Establishing a bond with my students.

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Wendy Canida

Ocoee Middle School

The biggest blessing about being a teacher is you realize you're really making a difference in the world.

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Raylin Starks

Hickory Ridge Middle School

I love that I have the chance to impact students lives.

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Missie Eaton

Surgoinsville Elementary

There's nothing better than to see growth and to see the look on their faces when they say "I did it!"

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Sandra King

Greenback School

Children’s imagination and thought process is amazing. I have the privilege of experiencing it every day.

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Lorrie Graves

Moore Elementary

Teaching is like being a gardener of children; sowing seeds of learning that support lifelong development.​

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Amy Little

East Elementary

I'm a very passionate teacher and want to always see my students succeed and improve.