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! February Educator of the Month Loran Anderson Dickson Middle School What do you like most about teaching?Having the privilege of sharing time with students who are on the edge of discovering their passions and purpose in life. VOTE Bob MurphySango ElementaryI celebrate the accomplishments of students when they overcome challenges to obtain knowledge and skills. VOTE Deonte KennedyCraigmont High SchoolI love the joy kids receive from teaching them my gifts. VOTE Missy SewellCastle Heights ElementaryI love building strong relationships with my students and their families. VOTE Jennifer RutherfordAdams Elementary SchoolI love teaching 1st grade for the aha moments and adding details to their stories and making them come to life. VOTE Dianne MorrisUnicoi County SchoolIt's something new everyday. The kids are always bring excitement to the table. Just seeing them learn is priceless. VOTE Mary HicksChester County High SchoolBeing able to invest time on my students. And as a theater teacher, seeing them come alive on stage. VOTE Tricia HamptonAltruria Elementary SchoolI love the growth the students achieve. VOTE David KolodneyOak Ridge High SchoolLearning about my students. When they get to be creative and expressive, you get to learn so much about them. VOTE Kesha BadgetSweetwater ElementaryI want students to discover the areas of physical activity that make them happy so they can pursue it for a lifetime. VOTE Steve WingSouth Haven Christian SchoolThe opportunity to mentor my students and contribute in shaping their future and attaining their goals. VOTE Todd BeaverChester County High SchoolGrading tests that are 100% or more. VOTE Kathy HigleyHickory Valley Christian SchoolTeaching is a way of giving back. I enjoy being able to teach, nurture and guide them. VOTE Chasity RehagenWallace A. Smith ElementaryThe impact I have on a student from elementary to middle and students coming back to tell me their career choices. VOTE Lorri CarterMosheim ElementaryI love children. We have fun, we laugh, and I give lots of hugs. I just enjoy being with the 7 and 8 year olds. VOTE Cheyenne HolmesHixson ElementaryBest part of teaching is building relationships with the kids. I love watching them be inspired by learning. VOTE Dreama FeezellNorthshore ElementaryWhat I enjoy most about teaching is learning from my students and the endless learning that can occur. VOTE Aimee JonesBon Lin ElementaryI love the kids! VOTE Danielle WallaceSouth ElementaryHow her students look up to her and make her feel like she's a rock star! VOTE Bo HeadrickHeritage High SchoolI enjoy teaching young adults basic automotive maintenance. I feel like I am making a difference in students' lives. VOTE John V. Dowtin IVBon Lin Middle SchoolI love the relationship with students and players. VOTE Meghan MosesAtoka Elementary SchoolI love making our future a brighter place! VOTE Stephanie EnsorUnaka ElementaryTo me a teacher is someone who prepares you for life. That's why I'm teaching to make a difference in a child's life. VOTE Chris TillettAllen ElementaryI love serving kids, and helping them understand the control and the power they have to be successful in the future. VOTE Carolyn AngeloMadison Campus ElementaryDeveloping relationships with students. It makes all the difference for students to know that someone sincerely cares. VOTE Carol MooreRose Hill SchoolSeeing students overcome what might inhibit learning experiences such as disabilities, emotional or verbal struggles. VOTE Karen DuncanHaynesfield ElementaryI enjoy creating respectful cultures with children. I like to see them light up when they come to school. VOTE Kristina BirkheadWinfree Bryant Middle SchoolI love bringing magic to my classroom and watching my students light up with excitement about their education.