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! January Educator of the Month Ron Rogers William Blount High School What do you like most about teaching?Students are in my class more than any other because of the time that marching and concert bands require. VOTE Anna SmitleyIndian Trail MiddleI want to teach kids to love learning. I want them to be able to have this passion to know more. VOTE Jennifer GreenHolston ElementaryWatching them grow academically and socially. It's great to see them accept one another, show kindness, become friends. VOTE Toni HardinAdamsville Elementary Just being able to teach and help grow her students knowledge. VOTE Jessica SchausClaxton ElementaryInspiring students to chase their dreams through the new knowledge they learn each day. VOTE Sharon HardinSheffield ElementaryI love impacting the future. VOTE Ben DavenportGrandview ElementaryMusic is an integral part of every child's education. Show them at a young age to love music and how it fits in their lives. VOTE Nora FreemanSmith Springs Elementary My favorite thing about teaching is fostering community, trust, and respect with all of my students. VOTE Jada SeatonMadison Academic Magnet HSThe love for my students. VOTE Melissa BraswellSnow Hill ElementaryWatching the children develop and overcome obstacles with grace, determination, and good old fashioned hard work. VOTE Casey Sandlin-RogersArlington HighI love my students and their excitement for learning. VOTE Caitlin BrooksSale Creek High SchoolEducating students and building relationships to provide support for their academic, emotional and social needs. VOTE Robert AndersonArlington Middle SchoolI love seeing students grow into young adults. VOTE Rustin JonesGreeneville Middle SchoolI'm passionate about history and teaching the kids what I love to teach. I love the kids. It's a fun age to teach. VOTE Brenda PattonWoodmore ElementaryI enjoy seeing children learn and progress, teaching them their letters and how to read; that gives me such joy. VOTE Rod CraseMcMinn County HighMaking a difference in the students’ lives. I want to help them overcome the tendency to say “I can’t”. VOTE Loran AndersonDickson Middle SchoolHaving the privilege of sharing time with students who are on the edge of discovering their passions and purpose in life. VOTE Marshall LloydEllendale ElementaryI love watching students persevere and achieve their academic goals. VOTE Jillian DavisPope ElementaryBeing able to make a difference everyday.