EDUCATION WINS EDUCATION WINS Educator of the Month TEL Your Story Scholarships and Grants 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. VOTE Michelle WatersJohnson Co. HighMaking them realize they can do something they never though they could do. VOTE Joey MathisMarion Co. HighSeeing the impact that you have on kids. All these kids need a mentor, someone that they know cares about them. VOTE Keylee TrollingerEaton ElementaryMy favorite thing about teaching is the discoveries we unlock each day! VOTE Bria EvansCreswell Middle Prep School of the ArtsTeaching a subject that inspires and motivates students to want to be better people. VOTE Jason AtkinsBolton High SchoolI love impacting students' lives with not only with knowledge of health but knowledge of life. VOTE Cori RoseUniversity School of JacksonI just love my little kids. I can’t imagine teaching any other grade. You know they just make me so happy. VOTE Kristina FroelichBrickey McCloud ElementaryI enjoy making deep connections with my students. I want them to love learning and know that they are valued. VOTE Kimberly GuyDr. William H. Brewster Elem.I love making a difference in my children's lives. VOTE Marisa WestPolk Co. High SchoolI love mentoring students, helping them push towards their future and figure out what they want to do. VOTE Ron RogersWilliam Blount High SchoolStudents are in my class more than any other because of the time that marching and concert bands require. VOTE Sherry ShepardHampton ElementarySeeing their eyes light up when they understand a concept, their questioning, the way they think. It's amazing. VOTE Cecily HoneycuttSouth Pittsburg High SchoolImpacting the lives of others and future generations, which is one of the most worthy callings there is. VOTE Marla MulliniksRutland ElementaryTeaching is a unique calling. My students constantly surprise me and I feel as though my work has a purpose. VOTE Amanda LemmingsBargerton ElementaryMaking sure my students get the best education. VOTE Susan LambertJohnson City SchoolAs an orchestra teacher, I teach a skill that they can use throughout life. We create lots of memories together. VOTE Kimberly TwomeyHickman ElementaryThe kids are the best thing about teaching. There's never a dull moment. Each day is a brand new adventure! VOTE Shera CavinessEvans ElementaryI love making a difference in kids lives! VOTE Madelyn MusserNorth Side High SchoolEstablishing a bond with my students. VOTE Wendy CanidaOcoee Middle SchoolThe biggest blessing about being a teacher is you realize you're really making a difference in the world. VOTE Raylin StarksHickory Ridge Middle SchoolI love that I have the chance to impact students lives. VOTE Missie EatonSurgoinsville ElementaryThere's nothing better than to see growth and to see the look on their faces when they say "I did it!" VOTE Sandra KingGreenback SchoolChildren’s imagination and thought process is amazing. I have the privilege of experiencing it every day. VOTE Lorrie GravesMoore ElementaryTeaching is like being a gardener of children; sowing seeds of learning that support lifelong development. VOTE Amy LittleEast ElementaryI'm a very passionate teacher and want to always see my students succeed and improve.