Updates, honors highlight TSBA Fall District meeting
Courier News Report
Local boards of education heard updates on education legislation and Common Core State Standards, earned honors for their professional development activities, recognized a dedicated school volunteer and an outstanding student at the Tennessee School Boards Association's (TSBA) Upper Cumberland Fall District Meeting, held Sept. 6 at Cannon County High School in the Cannon County School District.
One of those nine students will win the statewide Student Recognition Award to be presented at the TSBA Annual Convention in November, which will include a $2,000 scholarship.
The 2012 Upper Cumberland District winner is Erin Cantrell-Pryor of DeKalb County Schools. Currently a senior at DeKalb County High School, Erin has been active academically as well as possessing a high degree of volunteerism within her community.
Erin is working to attend college and plans to major in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Environmental Engineering. Erin has participated in science fairs since elementary school, winning numerous awards. She continued her interest in science by winning first place in the DeKalb County High School Science Fair and an honorable mention at the Tennessee Tech Regional Science Fair.
She was selected to serve as President of the Freshman Class and served on the Student Council and the 4-H congress.