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Clinton City Schools
212 N. Hicks Street
Clinton, TN 37716
Phone: 865-457-0159
Fax: 865-463-0668


2015 Educators of the Year Named
Mrs. Sharp Ms. Murphy

Mrs. Lauren Neal

Mrs. Lynn Neal

Clinton City Schools is proud to announce their 2015 Educators of the Year. 

The district’s “Principal of the Year” is Mrs. Jenna Sharp, principal at Clinton Elementary School. Mrs. Sharp earned both her B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  She was awarded an Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Leadership from Tennessee Technological University.  Mrs. Sharp came to Clinton Elementary as assistant principal in 2011 and is in her first year as principal.

North Clinton Elementary has honored Mrs. Lynn Neal as “Teacher of the Year”. Mrs. Neal began teaching in 2009 after graduating from the University of Tennessee, Martin. She is the intervention specialist for the school.

Ms. Lauren Murphy, a sixth grade reading/language arts and social studies teacher, is Clinton Elementary School’s “Teacher of the Year” where she began her career in 2013.  Ms. Murphy earned her undergraduate degree from Tennessee Technological University.

The South Clinton Elementary School “Teacher of the Year” is Mrs. Lauren Neal.  She received her degree from Middle Tennessee State University.  Mrs. Neal has taught second grade at SCES since 2011.

"Our school system is very fortunate to have many wonderful teachers and principals and we are very proud of the four individuals who are representing our district this year," said Dr. Vicki Violette, Director of Schools.

A banquet will be held on Tuesday, March 31 in the Family Life Center at First Baptist Church, Clinton to recognize these individuals along with the “Educators of the Year” from the Anderson County School System.

 Temple Repeats as Spelling Bee Champ
Anna Temple, a sixth grader at Clinton Elementary School is the 2015 Clinton City Schools Spelling Bee champion.  Anna was the bee champion in 2013 and finished as first runner-up last year.  She will compete in the News-Sentinel Southern Appalachian Regional Spelling Bee at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in March.  First runner-up is Bri Milne who is also a sixth grade student at CES.