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Penny Arnold
Arnold, Penny
School Nurse
Born in: Okinawa, Japan
College attended: Christian Life College, TN Tech Center, Excelsior College
Started working with children in: 2019
Favorite thing about my job: The Students and staff
3 things I love: Family time, Camping, and Reading
Favorite quote: "Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how to answer every man." Col 4:6
Melba Brake
Brake, Melba
Attendance Secretary
Born in: Dickson, TN
Colleges attended: Tennessee Tech
Started working with children in: 1999
Favorite thing about my job: Smiling and the children
3 things I love: Walking, time with family, cooking
Anita Hartsfield
Hartsfield, Anita
Instructional Coach
Born in: Goldsberg, Missouri
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 1994
Favorite thing about my job: Collaborating with teachers
3 things I love: Family, Grandkids, Eating at different restaurants
Favorite quote: Remember the Past, Enjoy the Present, Embrace the Future
Pam Hayes
Hayes, Pam
RTI Assistant Manager
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended:  David Lipscomb College and TN State University for Master’s degree
Started teaching in: 1980
Favorite thing about my job: Working with small children
3 things I love: traveling, scrapbooking, reading
Favorite quote: “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” - Jimmy Johnson
Michael Morjal
Morjal, Michael
Learning Loss Tutor
Born in: Chicago, IL
College attended: Middle Tennessee State University, Bethel University
Started teaching in: 1999
Favorite thing about my job: Helping kids succeed
3 things I love: Family, Hiking, Disney World
Favorite quote: "The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary."
Charles Mullins
Mullins, Charles
SRO
Born in: Baltimore, Maryland
College attended: TN Law Enforcement Academy
Started working with students in: 2018
Favorite thing about my job: Talking to the kids
3 things I love: Pizza, fishing, hunting
Favorite quote: "Success and adversity make you a bigger whoever you are."
Sommer Pearson
Pearson, Sommer
Bookkeeper
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: University of Memphis
Started working with children in: 2016
Favorite thing about my job: Helping find new opportunities for students to lead
3 things I love: books, coffee, traveling
Favorite quote: You preach a better sermon with your life than your lips.
Tasha Scarazzo
Scarazzo, Tasha
Quiet Room Monitor
Born in: Reno, Nevada
Started working with children in: 2020
Favorite thing about my job: Working with kids, their families, and teachers (my favorite kind of people)
3 things I love: my family, music, everything outdoors
Favorite quote: "You only live once; but if you do it right, once is enough."
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