Laura Merritt, Eagleton Elementary

Teacher of the Month - December 2008

Laura Merritt, Eagleton Elementary

"Moo Moo" Evans and Laura Merritt "Moo Moo" Evans and Laura Merritt
"Moo Moo" Evans "Moo Moo" Evans

Congratulations to Laura Merritt, our teacher of the month for December.

Ms. Merritt is a third grade teacher at Eagleton Elementary. 

As a result of being selected, her entire class received tickets to see the World Famous Harlem Globetrotters on January 16, 2009 at Thompson Boiling Arena. 

"Moo Moo" Evans, a guard for the Globetrotters and a Tennessee native, visited the class and gave the children a few tips with the "C.H.E.E.R.TM For Character" program. 

Ms.  Merritt was nominated by one of her students who said these things about her:   

  • She does fun stuff like games and cards.
  • She is patient.
  • Ms. Merritt treats everyone the same, no favorites.
  • She also coaches basketball teams at the school.
  • She reads with expression.
  • She takes care of us when we don't feel good.
  • She gives us prizes when we read a lot.
  • We get treats if we turn in our math homework.

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