Predators Honor Tuckers Crossroads School's Anna Raines as Teacher of the Month

Thursday, 11.5.2009 / 11:26 AM CT / Community
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Predators Honor Tuckers Crossroads School\'s Anna Raines as Teacher of the Month
The Nashville Predators have created a teacher appreciation program that will recognize teachers in the greater Nashville area for their accomplishments. The Predators Teacher of the Month program selects teachers based upon the principal's portrayal of how this teacher has impacted students, school faculty and others around them. The Predators will target a different county in the greater Nashville area each month. Applications will be distributed by the Predators to the principals.

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Predators Honor Tuckers Crossroads School’s Anna Raines as Teacher of the Month

As part of the teacher appreciation program that recognizes teachers in the greater-Nashville area for their accomplishments, the Nashville Predators have named Anna Raines of Tuckers Crossroads School in Lebanon, Tenn. as the November Teacher of the Month.

Susie Breedwell the principal at Tuckers Crossroads acknowledges the remarkable job Rains does not only during the school day but before and after in order to ensure her students succeed, “She tutors students every morning before school starts and then two afternoons a week.”

Breedwell also notes that Raines’ classroom revolves around the learning needs of her students while preparations for their future are always kept in mind. "Mrs. Raines is an outstanding math teacher. She constantly looks for ways to solve problems a variety of ways to improve and has embraced the new math standards as a personal challenge to get our kids ready to go to the high school.”

“There is no one more dedicated than Anna Raines”

Earlier this month Predators mascot GNASH and other staff surprised Raines in her classroom and presented her with a tickets and Predators memorabilia. Raines will also attend the Nov 19th game vs. New Jersey Devils where she will be recognized. is the official Web site of the Nashville Predators and are trademarks of the Nashville Predators.  NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2015 Nashville Predators and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

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