Local Teachers awarded Grants
Lebanon Wilson County Chamber Education Division, Business and Education Coalition and Jackie Gaither of Cumberland Real Estate hosted a Teacher Grant Breakfast Nov. 7 at Michael’s Café. A special thank you to Jackie Gaither for his continued support, he has sponsored the breakfast for 17 years.
Thank you to our sponsors Performance Food Group, Wilson Bank and Trust, Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Customer Care and Shenandoah Mills Inc.
Twenty one grants were awarded totaling $8,919 for 2012 and over $157,000 since the first grants were awarded in 1996.
Pictured 2012 Grant Recipients: Julie Walker, Tracy Tipton and Mary Spann of Byars Dowdy; Megan Taylor of Castle Heights Elementary; Elysia Stover, Jenny McCue and Melanie Quinn of Coles Ferry Elementary; Susan Baker, Kristy Rowe and Jacque Pulliam of Friendship Christian School; Joshua Norman and Dean Oleole of Lebanon High School; Stephanie Porter of M.A.P Academy; Teresa Hill of Mt. Juliet High School; Nancy Crews of Rutland Elementary; Claudia Jett, Abbey McCord and Katie Holloway of Sam Houston Elementary; Sandi Nixon of Southside Elementary; Kristin Redditt of Stoner Creek Elementary; Ron Davenport of Walter J. Baird Middle School; Ella Parkerson Williams of Watertown High School; Margie Hawkins and Nancy Smith of Winfree Bryant Middle School. Also pictured: Ken Howell, Business and Education Coalition VP and Jackie Gaither of Cumberland Real Estate.