On Saturday, December 14th, Sara Miller walked the stage at the University of Tennessee at Martin's commencement ceremony. Sara was officially recognized for earning a Master's of Science in Education with a major in Educational Leadership. While she completed her grad school program in the middle of August (during the late summer semester), there is no summer commencement held at UTM. So, summer graduate students must wait to walk during the Fall commencement ceremony which was held this past Saturday.
Sara completed her degree in three years (taking classes every Fall/Winter/Summer semester) while teaching full time at the West Tennessee School for the Deaf. She maintained a 4.0 GPA and was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, last April. To receive an invitation to be inducted into Phi Kappa Phi as a graduate student, one must be in the top 10 percent of the class. It is an honor to be recognized.
Currently in her 12th year of teaching, Sara enjoys working with her fabulous group of 5th and 6th grade students, every day. While Sara loves being in the classroom and has no plans to leave any time soon, this new degree allows her to have the option to apply for administrative positions in the future should the opportunity arise.
Sara is incredibly grateful to all family, friends, and coworkers who have supported and encouraged her over the last three years. None of it would have been possible without all of the support!
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