Union Graduate is "Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year"
September 20, 2002 - Wendy Allison, a graduate of Union University's Teacher Education Program, was selected in her first year of teaching as Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year. She is a third grade teacher at East Chester Elementary School in Henderson, TN. In the nomination for the award, Wendy was described as a devoted teacher who values students' curiosity and motivation. According to Melinda Parker, principal of East Chester Elementary School, "She has gone above and beyond the call of duty and has made a significant difference in the lives of her students."