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Shelia Brown
Brown, Shelia
School Nurse

The kids call me Nurse Shelia. I graduated from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. I have been a nurse for 11 years and have been at Centennial for 2 1/2 years.  My favorite thing about my job is getting to know the students and making them smile. I am married and have 1 child. “Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’"

Lisa Cooper
Cooper, Lisa
RTI Manager
The kids call me Miss Lisa or Ms. Cooper. I graduated from MTSU in 1979, APSU in 1991 and 2004. I have been RTI Assistant Manager for 5 1/2 years and have been at Centennial for 5 1/2 years. Before that, I was a principal for 6 years, assistant principal for 2 1/2 years, and classroom teacher for around 20 years. My favorite thing about my job is seeing improvements in students' reading and math ability. I have 3 children. 
Susie Garrett
Garrett, Susie
School Secretary
The kids call me Mrs. Susie. I graduated from DCHS in 1986. I have been at Centennial for 14 years. My current position is Attendance Secretary. Before that, I was an educational assistant for 10 years. My favorite thing about my job is meeting parents and being a part of their children's lives. I am married and have 1 child. 
Tianna Hudspeth
Hudspeth, Tianna
Bookkeeper
The kids call me Mrs. T. I graduated from MTSU in 1995. I have been a bookkeeper for 3 years and have been at Centennial for 10 years. My favorite thing about my job is the faculty and staff at Centennial. I am married and have 2 children. "Hakuna Matata" – The Lion King
Sallie Mcmeen
Mcmeen, Sallie
Office Assistant
The kids call me Mrs. Sallie. I have been ISS Monitor for 3 years and have been at Centennial for 3 years. Before that, I was a Title 1 Assistant and Computer Lab Instructor at Oakmont Elementary for 7 years. My favorite thing about my job is giving students the opportunity to regroup and succeed in class. I have been married to Tim for 34 years and have 2 children. "Let it Be" - The Beatles
Katherine Smithson
Smithson, Katherine
Instructional Coach
I graduated from Tennessee Tech University in 2012. This will be my 2nd year as Instructional Coach, and I have been at Centennial for 2 years. Before that, I taught at Oakmont for 6 years. My favorite thing about my job is working with a great staff.
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