Local Educator Wins Award

Richard Skipper

Richard Skipper

On Friday April 24th, Richard Skipper who is the Career and Technical Education director at Coffee County High School was presented the Pioneer Award from the Tennessee Association of Career and Technical Education.
TACTE (Tennessee Association of Career and Technical Education) gives out 2 awards annually. The Pioneer Award is presented to an outstanding CTE director in the state of Tennessee with 5 years or less experience.
Last year Richard was the Middle TN nominee but finished second overall. Skipper is currently the president of the South Central Region of CTE directors and will be starting his second term as a member of the State CTE Leadership Committee.