Tri-City Reporter – Education

Pruett gets 4-year contract

By Crystal Burns The Gibson County Special School District Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to a new, four-year contract for Director of Schools Eddie Pruett during the board’s monthly meeting held Thursday at South Gibson County Elementary School in Medina. “This is just a wonderful place to work,” Pruett said. Pruett is currently in his…

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Turner wins school district slogan contest

By Leslie Ferguson Thursday, Sept 6 at Yorkville School was a very special day for fifth grader Paxton Turner. Turner was the district winner for a slogan contest held for all schools in the Gibson Co. Special School District. Director of Schools Eddie Pruett formed a Risk Awareness Committee to make school life easier for…

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Erica DuRall dives in at Kenton

By Lori Cathey  Aug. 1 wasn’t only the first day of school for students. It was also Erica DuRall;s first day as principal of Kenton School. DuRall replaced Kevin Turner who was re-assigned to Dyer School as principal after servring the past three years at Kenton. DuRall started her teaching career with the Gibson County…

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Student recognition highlights county school board meeting

The only thing missing from the Gibson County Special School District board meeting Thursday evening was the red carpet. District leaders recognized a host of student achievers. Before shining the spotlight on the youngsters, Director of Schools Eddie Pruett received the Northwest Superintendent of the Year Award from the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS).…

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Kidding around in Gibson County

The first ever Gibson County FFA Kid Camp was drew 37 campers to the Gibson County High School Equine Facility. The campers were between the ages of four through nine and attended from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m The five day camp was designed to give campers a hands-on learning opportunity. Each camper took care…

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GC students tour SF tech companies

by Lori Cathey Gibson County High School students Mikalya Graves and Ethan Carrell were awarded by theCO with an all-expenses-paid trip to San Francisco for earning the highest honors in the Dev Catalyst program. Both will start their summer break in San Francisco touring tech companies. Some of the companies students will tour include LinkedIn,…

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GC students awarded for excellence

Eighty-four Gibson County High School Class of 2017 seniors received diplomas at commencement exercises held Friday, May 19th in the Bo Booth Jr. Gymnasium.  Of that 84, eight were recognized as Pioneer Scholars.  This distinguished award was presented to students who had achieved a combination of both an outstanding GPA, as well as an exceptional…

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