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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

Amanda Asberry

Baxter Primary School

What do you like most about teaching?
The relationships I build with each child and their families to help them become more successful and love learning. 

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Twana McKinney

David Crockett High School

"With the bonus of teaching for 18 years, it's wonderful to run into your past students and actually see their success.

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Maria Hansen

East Brainerd Elementary

Being around these incredible little people, that come with a variety of needs. I enjoy the opportunity to make a difference.

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Chris Sutphin

Campbell County High School

Seeing my students surpass expectations. Building relationships and preparing them for life beyond school.

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Hunter Cross

Smyrna Elementary

Building relationships with students, which changes the way students learn in the classroom.

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Kathy Harman

Bartlett High School

I love watching my kids become successful citizens.

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Angela Winstead

McKenzie Middle School

The impact that I get to make or hope to have on the students lives.

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Tonya Crum

Surgoinsville Elementary

I had a 4th grade teacher that made me love school - if I can do that with just one child, that will be it...that will be cool.

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Jacob Jarvis

Ivy Academy

That spark; you've worked really hard and it becomes more than an academic moment, but a persevering moment.

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Chauncie Bower

Halls Middle School

Building relationships with my students, which is important to success in and out of the classroom, now and in the future.

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Deidra Goins

Westwood Elementary

No two days are the same. The students are enthusiastic and energetic, and it is contagious. 

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Marshall Lloyd

Ellendale Elementary

It is a huge reward watching students gain knowledge and succeed.

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Diane White

Bargerton Elementary

My students and working with a great group of faculty and staff.

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Robby Howard

South-Doyle High School

The best part of teaching is the relationships with the students and watching them become young adults.

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Dawn McKelvey

Powell Elementary

I have the opportunity to inspire each child to be the best he or she can be, and develop a love of learning.

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Jackie Myers

Ooltewah High School

My favorite thing is seeing students grow, not only educationally but personally as well.

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Elizabeth Majors

Fairmont Elementary

I like providing the kids a place that they can come and just be themselves and be curious about the world.

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Autumn Russell

Finley Elementary

Being someone the students can look up to.

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LaSonya Robertson

Rossview Middle School

I love creating an environment where students feel welcome and safe. Being passionate about what I teach is contagious. 

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Stacy Johnson

Germantown Elementary

I absolutely love helping others realize and reach their maximum potential.

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Denise Storie

Cloudland Elementary

Teaching is a joy everyday. I love being with children. There is such enthusiasm for learning.

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Jasmine Johnson

Tyner Academy

I really enjoy building my relationship with my students. They are my light.

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Tyler Sainato

Cane Ridge High School

I get to know these wonderful people, and open them up to a world of stories that they may have never experienced.

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Kimberly McClure

Chimneyrock Elementary

I love seeing the light bulb go off when my students begin to read and write!

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Robert Colby Brown

Chester County High School

The fact that I get to teach my favorite subject, History, everyday!