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A Teacher Hero ::: Mr. Thomason

when i was in school, i was a total nerd.  i own that.  i still had fun and had great friends, but i cared a lot about school.  and i enjoyed it.   yep, i was that kid that liked school.  that’s one of the reasons why i wanted to be a teacher. so in high… Continue reading A Teacher Hero ::: Mr. Thomason

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A Teacher Hero ::: My Nonnie

ask anyone.  my nonnie was a special person.  everyone loved her for her sweetness, quick wit, and sharp tongue.  i lost her to cancer when i was seventeen.  i still think about her nearly every day.  my grandmother was definitely an amazing person. she was also a great teacher.  she taught until she retired in… Continue reading A Teacher Hero ::: My Nonnie

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A Teacher Hero ::: Great-grandfather Jaynes

my great-grandfather was a superintendent of schools in a county in east tennessee.  he was simple man and believed that all people deserved equal treatment in the 1940s and 50s when that was not the norm.  he worked to get the black schools in his county the same materials and level of teachers as the… Continue reading A Teacher Hero ::: Great-grandfather Jaynes