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Second Grade

Taylor Daugherty

Taylor Daugherty was born in Nashville and attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Language Pathology. After graduation, she attended Lipscomb University and earned her master’s in elementary education. Mrs. Daugherty looks forward to coming to school each day and enjoys sharing her passion for education with her students. Outside of school, Mrs. Daugherty likes to spend time with her family and friends and cheer for UT football.

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Justine Schultz

Justine Schultz is originally from Muscatine, Iowa and moved to Nashville in 2011 to experience “big city life.” She graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and holds endorsements in reading and language arts. She received her Masters in Education from Lipscomb University in 2015 with an emphasis in English Language Learners. Mrs. Schultz strongly believes in building a community in her classroom that allows both the teacher and the students to work together to learn new things while strengthening academics and citizenship. In her free time, Mrs. Schultz enjoys exercise, going to concerts, baking, and cheering for the Iowa Hawkeyes and now, the Titans.

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Laurel Sisk

Born and raised in Nashville, Laurel Sisk is a proud product of Metro Schools having graduated from Nashville School of the Arts. She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Aquinas College. Mrs. Sisk believes that each child is unique and gifted in different ways and it is her desire to help students find and embrace their individual strengths in the classroom. Outside of teaching, Mrs. Sisk enjoys singing, reading, shopping, exercising, and spending time with her husband and daughter.

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Emily Lane

Ms. Lane is so excited to be joining the 2nd grade team at JG!

She has recently made the move to Nashville after graduating college from the University of Kentucky in May. She has spent the last 12 years living in Alpharetta,GA, but cannot wait to start her new journey here.  When Ms. Lane is not teaching she loves cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats and New England Patriots, as well as traveling, and spending time with friends and family. She cannot wait to get started and meet all her new students!

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Kierstin Horlacher

Ms. Horlacher is eager to start her teaching career and to be a part of the 2nd grade team at JG! Ms. Horlacher was born and raised in West Lafayette, Indiana. She graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Exceptional Education. Ms. Horlacher strives to meet each individual student's academic and personal needs while ensuring that all of her students feel acknowledged, heard, and cared for by creating an engaging, welcoming classroom environment. Outside of school, she enjoys baking, cheering on the New York Yankees and IU sporting events, reading, and spending time outdoors.

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