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Jeremy Baker
Baker, Jeremy
Bookkeeper
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Lambuth University
Started working with children in: 2016
Favorite thing about my job: Helping teachers and administrators get things done
3 things I love: My Family, Volleyball and Coffee
Favorite quote: "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard."
Bradley, Heather
CTE Department
Born in: Landstuhl, Germany
College attended: Tulsa Technology Center
Started teaching in: 2021
Favorite thing about my job: Teaching the kids how to do the job I've done for 30 years
3 things I love: church, working as a paramedic, my kids
Favorite quote: If you fall down 11 times, get up 12!
Breeden, Karen
Physical Education Department
Born in: Erin, TN
College attended: Nashville State Community College, Austin Peay State University, Carson-Newman University
Started teaching in: 2015
Favorite thing about my job: Interacting with students and helping them make informed decisions about their futures
3 things I love: Spending time with my family, coaching basketball, and reading
Favorite quote: "If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will fail above everyone else's success." - James Cameron
Cheryl Brown
Brown, Cheryl
Special Education Department
Born in: Clark AFB, Philippines
College attended: University of Alaska Anchorage, University of Phoenix
Started teaching in: 2010
Favorite thing about my job: Working with students with disabilities and structuring a curriculum to fit their needs
3 things I love: My family, crafts, reading, and working out
Favorite quote: "Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” - Mahatma Gandhi.
Blake Chadwick
Chadwick, Blake
Social Studies Department
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: Univ. of Tennessee at Martin and Austin Peay State Univ.
Started teaching in: 2003
Favorite thing about my job: Teaching history, economics, and government to high schoolers every day!
3 things I love: Hanging with my family and friends, hunting, reading
Favorite quote: "If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter." - George Washington
Leslie Christy
Christy, Leslie
Assistant Principal
Born in: Jackson, TN
College attended: University of Tennessee at Martin, Bethel University
Started teaching in: 2000
Favorite thing about my job: Working with students to help them reach their goals
3 things I love: Traveling, spending time with family, a good cup of coffee
Favorite quote: "Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does."  - William James
Christopher Clapper
Clapper, Christopher
Physical Education Department
Born in: Nashville, Tn.
College Attended: Columbia St., UTM, TSU
Started teaching: 1995
Favorite thing about my job:  Being a small part in the development of their lives
3 things I love: My family, sports, Christmas
Favorite quote: Be Present Not Perfect!
Crissy Cole
Cole, Crissy
Front Office
Born in: Nashville, TN
Started working with children in: 2006
Favorite thing about my job: Our students
3 things I love: camping, boating, sports
Houston Daniel
Daniel, Houston
Mathematics Department
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: Tennessee Tech University and Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2015
Favorite thing about my job: Working with the youth of today and helping them accomplish their future goals
3 things I love: Sports, Theater, and Reading
Favorite quote: "With virtue you can't be completely poor; without it you can't be truly rich" - Ancient Chinese Proverb
Melissa Daniel
Daniel, Melissa
Registrar
Born in: Dickson County, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 1992
Favorite thing about my job: Seeing students graduate and move on to a successful life!
3 things I love: Photography, Scrap booking, Quilting
Favorite quote: For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11
Christy Dawson
Dawson, Christy
Library Media Specialist
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: David Lipscomb University, Trevecca Nazarene University
Started teaching in: 1984
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students find books they enjoy
3 things I love: Time with my family, reading, puttering around my house
Tim Decker
Decker, Tim
Athletic Director & VHS
Born in: Georgia
College attended: University of Memphis, University of Phoenix, Arkansas State University
Started teaching in: 2011
Favorite thing about my job: Graduation successes
3 things I love: My wife, kids, and dogs
Meredith Douthitt
Douthitt, Meredith
CTE Department
Born in: Nashville, Tennessee
College attended: Austin Peay State University and The University of Tennessee at Martin
Started teaching in: 2018
Favorite thing about my job: Seeing students get excited about their future
3 things I love: My wonderful family, reading, and crocheting
Favorite quote: “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.” James? ?1:2-3? ?ESV??
Keiland Dunigan
Dunigan, Keiland
Social Studies Department
Born in: Memphis, Tennessee
Colleges attended: Austin Peay State University and Liberty University
Started teaching in: 2016
Favorite thing about my job: Assisting students, getting to co-lead Youth Leadership at CWHS, and forming relationships with students and families
3 things I love: Teaching, Spending with friends and family, Tater Shack
Favorite quote: "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars" - Norman Vincent Peale
Isaac Edmondson
Edmondson, Isaac
Science Department
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Bethel University
Started teaching in: 2020
Favorite thing about my job: The people!
3 things I love: Going to the river, camping trips, and pizza/ burgers really any food!!
Amy Faught
Faught, Amy
Front Office & Attendance
Born in:  Nashville, TN
Started working with children in: 2014
Favorite thing about my job: Our students!
3 things I love: Hanging out with family, attending school activities, vacation at the beach
Favorite quote: In a world where you can be anything, BE KIND!
Forster, Zack
ELA Department
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: Freed-Hardeman University, Trevecca Nazarene University
Started teaching in: 2015
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students make connections with the wider world
3 things I love: Hiking, Boardgames, Sightseeing
Favorite quote: "Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragon can be beaten." - GK Chesterton
Chelsea Fortner
Fortner, Chelsea
Science Department
Born in: Waverly, TN
College attended: Tennessee Technological University
Started teaching in: 2019
Favorite thing about my job: Lab Day!
3 things I love: reading, writing, and tennis
Goad, Ginger
Special Education Department
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: Middle Tennessee State University and Tennessee State University
Started teaching in: 1992
Favorite thing about my job: Every day is a new start, and you never know what’s going to happen!
3 things I love: animals, coffee, and my children
Favorite quote: "If a student can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn." - Ignacio Estrada
Robin Grandmaison
Grandmaison, Robin
Special Education Department
Born in: Lansing ,Michigan
College attended: Ashford University
Started teaching in: 2020
Favorite thing about my job: Teaching new skills, watching the children learn the new skills, and knowing I make a difference
3 things I love: Reading, swimming, coffee
Favorite quote: Oh the places you will go!
Greg Grimsley
Grimsley, Greg
Guidance Department
Born in: Jackson, TN
Colleges attended: Lambuth University
Started teaching in: 2000
Favorite thing about my job: Watching students as they mature and develop career goals
3 things I love: history, travelling and visiting state and national parks
Christine Grogan
Grogan, Christine
Instructional Coach
Born in: Hempstead, New York
College attended: Belmont University, Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2009
Favorite thing about my job: Working with teachers to support them in providing opportunities for high levels of learning for all students
3 things I love: reading, time with my family, lake life
Favorite quote: "The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday." - Matty Mullins
Betsy Grove
Grove, Betsy
ISS
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: TCAT
Started working with children in: 2019
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students realize it's ok to make mistakes as long they learn from them
3 things I love: Spending time with family, fishing, cooking
Favorite quote: "See the Good in All Things, All Things Work for Good" Romans 8:28
Vance Hardin
Hardin, Vance
CTE Department
Born in: Union, MS
College attended: Meridian Community College and UT martin
Started teaching in: 2017
Favorite thing about my job: Giving students hope of a bright future
3 things I love: Working and creating new things, the out doors, and spending time with my family
Favorite quote: A job is a self portrait of the person of the person who completed it.
AJ Harmon
Harmon, AJ
Mathematics Department
Born in: Columbus, Ohio
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2017
Favorite thing about my job: Being a part of a community that makes a positive impact on the students
3 things I love: Traveling, Lord of the Rings, and my Goldendoodle, Ginger!
Favorite quote: “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” - J.R.R. Tolkien
Ben Harvey
Harvey, Ben
Social Studies Department
Born in: Lynchburg, TN
College attended: Tennessee Tech
Started teaching in: 2020
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students achieve their goals
3 things I love: sports, movies, St. Louis Cardinals baseball
Favorite quote: “That person who helps others simply because it should or must be done, and because it is the right thing to do, is indeed without a doubt, a real superhero.” - Stan Lee
Sandra Hayes
Hayes, Sandra
Front Office & Guidance
Born in: Grundy, VA
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started working with children in: 2002
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students, teachers, and faculty with problems
3 things I love: Flowers, Reading, Crafting
Favorite quote: Life takes us to unexpected places...Love brings us home.
Libby Hernandez
Hernandez, Libby
CTE Department
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: Tennessee Tech University, Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2015
Favorite thing about my job: So cliché, but it really is the relationships and memories
3 things I love: Traveling, my dog Annie, and Broadway
Favorite quote:  “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” - Gandhi
Hindman, Asia
Guidance Department
Born in: Erin, TN
Colleges attended: Austin Peay State University, Carson-Newman University
Started teaching in: 2010
Favorite thing about my job: Getting to know a wide variety of people
3 things I love: UT Vols, Being Outside, and spending time with family/friends
Favorite quote: “You cannot control everything that happens to you; you can only control the way you respond to what happens. In your response is your power.” - Anonymous
Walter Hite
Hite, Walter
Science Department
Born in: Philadelphia, PA
College attended: University of Maryland, Daytona Beach Community College, University of Central Florida
Starting working with students in: 1996
Favorite thing about my job: Interacting with young people
3 things I love: My son, raising miniature goats and cattle, living in the country
Favorite quote: "Fortune favors the prepared mind." - Louis Pasteur
Jeremy Howell
Howell, Jeremy
Special Education Department
Born in: White Bluff, TN
College attended: Austin Peay and TSU
Started teaching in: 2004
Favorite thing about my job: Getting to make a positive difference in their lives
3 things I love: Horror movies, Metal/Punk/Grunge music, and my son.
Favorite quote: “If at first you don’t succeed, keep on sucking till you do succeed.” - Curly
Holly Hughes
Hughes, Holly
Special Education Assistant
Born in: Radford, Virginia
College attended: Nashville State Community College, Western Governors University
Started working with children in: 2019
Favorite thing about my job: Being able to make a difference!
3 things I love: Photography, Cooking, and Painting
Nancy Jackson
Jackson, Nancy
CTE Department
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Athens State University
Started teaching in: 1995
Favorite thing about my job: Getting to go to school
3 things I love: Softball, Tie dye, and Learning
Favorite quote: "Sometimes it is the people no one can imagine anything of who do the things no one can imagine.“ - Alan Turing.
Zeb James
James, Zeb
CTE Department
Born in: Boone, North Carolina
College attended: Virginia Highlands Community College, Tennessee Technological University
Started teaching in: 2007
Favorite thing about my job: Sharing and developing knowledge, skills and experiences within Agriculture
3 things I love: Livestock shows, Fishing and Livestock Auctions
Favorite quote: "Why be like everyone else, when you can be yourself?"
Brandie Johnson
Johnson, Brandie
Foreign Language Department
Born in: Moline, IL
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2020
Favorite thing about my job: Sharing my love for learning languages with my students!
3 things I love: Learning languages, Hands-on activities and projects, Spending time with my family
Favorite quote: “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” - John R. Wooden
Steve Jones
Jones, Steve
Science Department
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Tennessee Technological University
Started teaching in: 2009
Favorite thing about my job: Getting to know my students
3 things I love: My Family, Sports, Reading
Favorite quote: "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."  Martin Luther King Jr.
Kristie King
King, Kristie
Guidance Department
Born in: Evanston, IL
College attended: Freed- Hardeman University, University of Louisville, UT Martin
Started working with children in: 2010
Favorite thing about my job: Working directly with students to help them achieve their goals
3 things I love: Reading, Swimming, Cooking, and Traveling
Favorite quote: Your value doesn't decrease based on someone's inability to see your worth.
Aaron Lee
Lee, Aaron
Mathematics Department
Robert Long
Long, Robert
Band Director
Born in: Clarksville, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University, Middle Tennessee State University, Carson-Newman University
Started teaching in: 2010
Favorite thing about my job: There is never a dull moment in this field of work
3 things I love: My beautiful wife, cooking, weightlifting
Favorite quote: "Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston S. Churchill
Joe Lovelace
Lovelace, Joe
SRO
Born in: Hollywood, Florida
College attended: Volunteer State, Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy
Started working with children in: 2012
Favorite thing about my job: Shining a positive light on law enforcement and helping those in need
3 things I love: The outdoors, photography & staying fit & healthy
Favorite quote: "Blessed are the Peacekeepers, for they will be called children of God."
Amber Lovell
Lovell, Amber
School Nurse
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started working with children in: 2007
Favorite thing about my job: Interacting with students and helping keep them healthy
3 things I love: my family, reading, and playing with my daughters
Favorite quote: “Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if only one remembers to turn on the light.” - Albus Dumbledore
Katy Maines
Maines, Katy
Special Education Department
Born in: Montgomery County, TN
Started working with children in: 2003
Favorite thing about my job: Seeing students work and overcome different challenges
3 things I love: Spending time with family, cooking, bible study
Favorite quote: You know a great deal about a person by how they talk about others.
Misty Marvin
Marvin, Misty
Assistant Principal
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Austin Peay, Cumberland University, Carson-Newman
Started teaching in: 2000
Favorite thing about my job: the students
3 things I love: my family, my friends, my job
McClanahan, Lisa
Nutrition Manager
Born in: Nashville, TN
Started working with students in: 1992
3 things I love: Family time, Reality TV shows, Fall
Hannah McConnell
McConnell, Hannah
Guidance Department
 Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University; University of Tennessee Knoxville; University of Tennessee Martin
Started working with children in: 2019
Favorite thing about my job: Helping kids prepare for their future!
3 things I love: Running, cleaning, and spending time with my family!
Favorite quote: “If you are not willing to learn no one can help you. If you are determined to learn no one can stop you” - Zig Ziglar


Charlotte Mobley
Mobley, Charlotte
Social Studies Department
Born in: Erin, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University and Cumberland University
Started teaching in: 1997
Favorite thing about my job: The Students
3 things I love: God, Family, and Teaching
Favorite quote: "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13
Juli Moss
Moss, Juli
ELL Teacher
Born in: Lawrenceburg, TN
College attended: Martin Methodist and Lipscomb
Started teaching in: 2007
Favorite thing about my job: the kids
3 things I love: my kids, sports, having fun
Favorite quote: "Live each day like it is your last."
Jodie Orman
Orman, Jodie
CTE Department
Born in: College Grove, TN
College attended: University of Tennessee at Martin, Tennessee State University
Started teaching in: 1999
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students with the transition from high school to work or college
3 things I love: Riding Horses, Camping, Family Vacations
Favorite quote: Life is about making an impact, not making an income.
Johnathan Palmore
Palmore, Johnathan
ELA Department
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Arkansas State University
Started teaching in: 2014
Favorite thing about my job: Students
3 things I love: God, Family, Titans
Favorite quote: "It's a Great day to be a Red Hawk!"
Jessica Parker
Parker, Jessica
Physical Education Department
Born in: Columbia, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started  Teaching : 1998
Favorite thing about my job: Making a difference and being a positive influence for our youth
3 things I love: family, sports, and vacations
Lorial Pelton
Pelton, Lorial
Special Education Department
Born in: Port Arthur, Texas
Started working with children in: 2017
Favorite thing about my job: Watching a student accomplish a hard task and seeing the joy in their face of how proud they are of themselves in that moment
3 things I love: Jesus, my husband and kids, traveling seeing new places
Favorite quote: For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.  John 3:16
Marcus Peters
Peters, Marcus
Assistant Principal
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University
Started teaching in: 1997
Favorite thing about my job: working with teachers, students, and families
3 things I love: my family, music, being outside
Buford Rachford
Rachford, Buford
JROTC
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Middle Tennessee State University
Started teaching in: 2020
Favorite thing about my job: Interacting, developing, and instructing students in proper decision making
3 things I love: my kids, my puppies, and movies
Favorite quote: “The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.” - Albert Einstein
Robert Reid
Reid, Robert
ELA Department
Born in: St. Petersburg, Florida
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2009
Favorite thing about my job: Being a positive influence in students' lives
3 things I love: My job, my family, and my job
Favorite quote: "I am an early bird and a night owl; so I am wise and I have worms."
Zachery Richards
Richards, Zachery
Fine Arts Department
Born in: Anchorage, Alaska
College attended: Marietta College, Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2018
Favorite thing about my job: The relationship that I have with my students!
3 things I love: My Family, Football, and Musical Theatre
Favorite quote: "The language of music is common to all generations and nations; it is understood by everybody, since it is understood with the heart.” - Gioacchino Rossini
Rebecca Riels
Riels, Rebecca
Fine Arts Department
Born in: Clarksville, TN
College attended: APSU
Started teaching in: 2017
Favorite thing about my job: Watching a student do something they thought they couldn't
3 things I love: Halloween, art, sharks
Favorite quote: "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up." - Pablo Picasso
Tina Romine
Romine, Tina
ELA Department
Born in: Augusta, GA
College attended: University of Tennessee Knoxville, Lipscomb University, Austin Peay University
Started teaching in: 2002
Favorite thing about my job: My students
3 things I love: Books, Cats, and Family
Favorite quote: "Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think." - Albert Einstein
Daniel Salley
Salley, Daniel
CTE Department
Born in: Ann Arbor, Michigan
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2001
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students create music and videos
3 things I love: Family, Music, Learning New Things
Favorite quote: "Each day provides its own gifts." - Marcus Aurelius
Ronald Schlangen
Schlangen, Ronald
JROTC
Born in: Indianapolis, IN
College attended: American Military University
Started working with children in: 2018
Favorite thing about my job: Sharing my experience with young adults
3 things I love: My Family, being outside, my country
Favorite quote: "Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers (students) stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them." - Colin Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State & Four Star General
Schlangen, Yvonne
Science & Special Education Departments
Born in: San Francisco, California
College attended: Ashford State University
Started teaching in: 2013
Favorite thing about my job: My students' faces
3 things I love: Riding a motorcycle, traveling, and drawing
Favorite quote: Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
Andrew Scott
Scott, Andrew
Social Studies Department
Born in: Dickson, TN
Attended: University of Tennessee at Martin
Started teaching in: 2014
Favorite thing about my job: Helping cultivate today's youth
3 things I love: Fly fishing, Hiking, and Golf
Favorite quote: Do not believe everything you read on the internet. - Abraham Lincoln
Polly Spencer
Spencer, Polly
Principal
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: Middle Tennessee State University and Trevecca Nazarene University
Started teaching in: 1997
Favorite thing about my job: Seeing growth and success of students and teachers
3 things I love: Reading, Walking, Dr. Pepper
Favorite quote: "Some days you have to create your own sunshine." - Sam Sundquist
Sandra Spicer
Spicer, Sandra
Mathematics & Special Education Departments
From:  Mt. Juliet, TN
Colleges attended: Middle Tennessee State University
Started teaching in: 2000
Favorite thing about my job:  Advocating for the student(s) and assisting him or her in reaching the goal - graduation
3 things I love: God first, family second, and teaching
Favorite quote: "Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts."  - Winston Churchill
Marlee Stecker
Stecker, Marlee
Mathematics Department
Born in: Clarksville, TN
Colleges attended: Trevecca Nazarene University  and Tennessee State University
Started teaching: 2016
Favorite thing about my job: Teaching kids problem solving skills they can use all of their life
3 things I love: my family, serving others, and golf.
Kim Strasshofer
Strasshofer, Kim
Science Department
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: UTM, TSU
Started teaching in: 2001
Favorite thing about my job: Watching the students' grow up academically, emotionally and socially
3 things I love: Coffee, baking shows, and reading
Favorite quote: "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - Theodore Roosevelt
Robbie Street
Street, Robbie
Special Education Department
Born in: Pulaski, TN
College attended: Metropolitan State College of Denver, MTSU, TSU
Started teaching in: 1996
Favorite thing about my job: Working with students and teachers
3 things I love: family, sports, and crafts
Favorite quote: "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart." - Helen Keller


Charles Taylor
Taylor, Charles
CTE Department
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Tennessee Tech, Tennessee State
Started teaching in: 1999
Favorite thing about my job: Teaching the next generation of skilled tradesman
3 things I love: my family, coaching basketball, being on our farm
Favorite quote: "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
Houston Thiel
Thiel, Houston
CTE Department
Born in: Charlotte, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2015
Favorite thing about my job: The students and my colleagues
3 things I love: My family, Sundays, Coaching
Favorite quote: Good enough never made anything great.
Sierra Tidwell
Tidwell, Sierra
ELA Department
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2016
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students discover a love for reading and learning
3 things I love: Reading, Music, and Movies
Favorite quote: "If you're going to live, you might as well do painful, brave, and beautiful things." - Jeff Zentner
Valdes, Laura
Special Education Department
Born in: Mexico City
Started working with students in: 2021
Favorite thing about my job: Working with kids because everyone deserves a chance treat people with kindness
Sandra Walker
Walker, Sandra
Special Education Department
Born in: Dickson County, TN
Started working with children in: 2005
Favorite thing about my job: Every morning when my students get off the bus, they always come in with a positive attitude.
3 things I love: Hanging out with my family, my friends
Favorite quote: "If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. if you are determined to learn, no one can stop you." - Zig Ziglar
Lindsay Wall-Newsom
Wall-Newsom, Lindsay
Mathematics Department
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: APSU
Started teaching in: 2016
Favorite thing about my job: Getting to impact students in such a way that they develop the confidence and knowledge needed to have GRIT in life's difficult seasons as they transition into adulthood
3 things I love: Thrifting, Coffee, Cooking
Wallace, Jason
CTE Department
Born in: McEwen, TN
College attended: Tennessee Tech and Arkansas State
Started teaching in: 2010
Favorite thing about my job: Watching students grow into productive adults
3 things I love: Faith, Family and Farming
Veronica Walton
Walton, Veronica
CTE Department
Born in: Fulda, Germany
College attended: University of Tennessee at Martin
Started teaching in: 2011
Favorite thing about my job: Educating my students so they can, in turn, educate the community
3 things I love: Family, Dogs, Calendars
Favorite quote: “I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.” - Martha Washington
Lynn Wheatley
Wheatley, Lynn
Foreign Language Department
Born in: Worcester, MA
College attended: Bethel College, UT Martin, Trevecca Nazarene
Started teaching in: 1997
Favorite thing about my job: Building relationships with and educating young adults
3 things I love: Family, boxers, and motorcycles
Favorite quote: "We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill
Jacob Wilson
Wilson, Jacob
Mathematics Department
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Austin Peay
Started Teaching in: 2016
Favorite thing about my job: My Coworkers
3 things I love: Sports, Amusement parks, My family
Russell Wilson
Wilson, Russell
Physical Education Department
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 1997
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students be physically active
3 things I love: Wife, My Two Girls, and Basketball
Work, Amber
CTE Department
Born in: White Bluff, TN
College attended: Tennessee State University and  Trevecca Nazarene University
Started teaching in: 2011
Favorite thing about my job: Building relationships with the students
3 things I love: Traveling, being creative and cooking
Favorite quote: "Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier." -Mother Teresa
Cassie Wright
Wright, Cassie
Science Department
Born in: Tennessee
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2012
Favorite thing about my job: Sharing knowledge and building relationships is a super power!
3 things I love: Family, Friends, Fun
Favorite quote: ¨Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.¨ -Anthony J. D'Angelo
Amy Wuertz
Wuertz, Amy
CTE Department
Born in: Evansville, Indiana
College attended: Ivy Tech State College, University of Southern Indiana, Tennessee State University
Started teaching in: 2010
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students find their passion in their medical careers
3 things I love: camping, dogs, learning new things
Favorite quote: Do not withhold doing good when it is in your power to act.
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