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Cheyenne England
England, Cheyenne
6th Grade Literacy Teacher
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Tennessee Tech University, Middle Tennessee State University
Started teaching in: 2007
Favorite thing about my job: Building relationships with my students, which in turn promotes their growth and learning as a student
3 things I love: my son, being outdoors, traveling
Favorite quote: "Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good." - Minor Myers Jr.
Lindsay Godsil
Godsil, Lindsay
6th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Born in: Clarksville, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2015
Favorite thing about my job: Building relationships with my students that will last them a lifetime
3 things I love: Coffee, Movies, Mexican Food
Favorite quote: "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." -Albert Einstein
Patrick Hazen
Hazen, Patrick
6th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2013
Favorite thing about my job: Making kids enjoy coming to school every day
3 things I love: My wife, my daughter, and the Packers!
Favorite quote: "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will." - Vince Lombardi
Jill Jackson
Jackson, Jill
6th Grade Science Teacher
Born in: Texas
College attended: University of Tennessee
Started teaching in: 1993
Favorite thing about my job: Working with amazing kids
3 things I love: playing with my dogs, bird watching, and hiking
Favorite quote: "There are always flowers for those who want to see them." - Henri Matisse
Tracey Nagy
Nagy, Tracey
6th Grade Math Teacher
Born in: Waverly, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching children in: 1987
Favorite thing about my job: Connecting with the kids and lightbulb moments
3 things I love: My family and friends, reading books, and my dog
Favorite quote: "Love me when I deserve it the least, because that is when I need it the most."
Cheryl Pierce
Pierce, Cheryl
6th Grade Science Teacher
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended:  Nashville State Community College and Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in:
Favorite thing about my job: my students, my colleagues, and those our time off to be with family
3 things I love: Being Nana to my beautiful grandchildren, spending time at the river, and being with my family and extended family
Josie Smith
Smith, Josie
6th Grade Math Teacher
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Tennessee Tech University
Started teaching in: 2017
Favorite thing about my job: Creating memorable learning experiences, the laughter and humor, and everyday is a new day!
3 things I love: My family, coffee, the beach
Favorite quote: You will never regret being kind.
Emilie Strawser
Strawser, Emilie
6th Grade Literacy Teacher
Born in: Memphis, TN
College attended: UT Martin and Bethel University
Started teaching in: 2011
Favorite thing about my job: Building strong relationships with my students based on mutual respect
3 things I love: Reading, Disney, Spending time with my family
Favorite quote: "When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind." - Dr. Wayne Dyer
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