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Dr. Catherine Edwards

Catherine Edwards

Rural LIFE Coach

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Dr. Catherine Edwards is a retired third generation educator with forty years of educational experience as a teacher and administrator.   Dr. Edwards retired from Unicoi County High School as assistant principal.  She resides in Elizabethton and is married to Scott Bunton, a retired Carter County educator.  They reside along-side of hole number 3 on the Elizabethton golf course.  Dr. Edwards is the choir director at First United Methodist Church in Elizabethton.



Dr. Catherine Edwards  is a retired third generation educator with forty years of educational experience as a teacher and administrator.   Dr. Edwards retired from Unicoi County High School as assistant principal.  She resides is Elizabethton and is married to Scott Bunton, a retired Carter County  educator.  They reside along side of  hole number 3 on the  Elizabethton, golf course.  Dr. Edwards is the choir director at First United Methodist Church in Elizabethton.

Our Rural LIFE Staff

Tracy Ballew

Dr. Tracy Ballew

Rural LIFE Coach

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Candace Carpenter-Herman

Candace Carpenter-Herman

Rural LIFE Coach

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Brooke Drinnon

Brooke Drinnon

Rural LIFE Coach

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Catherine Edwards

Dr. Catherine Edwards

Rural LIFE Coach

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Bethany Fillers

Dr. Bethany Fillers

Director of Professional Learning, Rural LIFE

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Sarah Kitzmiller

Sarah Kitzmiller

Rural LIFE Coach

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Richard Kitzmiller

Dr. Richard Kitzmiller

Vice President, Niswonger Foundation


John Payne

John Payne

Director of Technology and Innovation


Brittany Seybert

Brittany Seybert

Communication & Dissemination Coordinator

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Linda Stuart

Linda Stuart

Rural LIFE Coach

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Brandi Wilson

Brandi Wilson

Rural LIFE Coach

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