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! June Educator of the Month Mark Herron Morristown-Hamblen High West What do you like most about teaching?Spending time with my students is the best part of teaching—the look of joy on their face when they succeed. VOTE Greta BencicEast Side SchoolInspiring my students to embrace the world of reading is what I like best about teaching. VOTE Deborah OverallBruce Elemetary SchoolI love seeing the academic growth students achieve during the school year. VOTE Sherman SainBolivar ElementaryKids' reactions when they succeed at something. VOTE Joi JudeIsaac Litton Middle SchoolBuilding relationships; I love getting to know my students and pushing them to fall in love with math. VOTE LaWanda D. ClementsWells Station ElementaryI love seeing students grow and be excited about learning. VOTE Megan FesmireWestover ElementaryBeing able to build relationships with students. VOTE Dina TueRichview Middle SchoolConnecting with my students on a personal level, seeing their accomplishments and how happy they are. VOTE Amber PerrySharpe Elementary SchoolI love my students. They forever hold a place in my heart. VOTE Phyllis CrawfordTrinity Christian AcademyLetting students know they are loved. VOTE Billy PattersonRose Hill SchoolThe opportunity to positively impact young people. VOTE Meghan KiernanJonesborough ElementaryI like being able to impact their lives. Especially the younger kids. VOTE Tifanie WilliamsWhitwell ElementaryI get the opportunity to be their first teacher and help build the foundation they will need through school. VOTE Tonya HenkeBearden High SchoolKnowing I have an impact on students and their outlook on life as they progress into adulthood. VOTE Melanie GoodwinNorthfield ElementaryBuilding a trusting, caring, respectful, and loving relationship. They become “one of my kids” forever! VOTE Anna WakefieldBriarcrest Christian SchoolI love sharing Christ and building relationships with my students!