Miss Tennessee Speaks To RC Students About Character, Intergrity And Trustworthiness

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Smokey Barn News, Robertson County October 31, 2013

Miss tn 1Three Robertson County schools hosted Shelby Thompson, Miss Tennessee-2013, on Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Thompson visited Springfield Middle School first, greeting students as they arrived for the day, speaking to the morning Assembly, and then visiting Rozhan Sadik’s ESL classroom, where she spoke and then posed for photos with students.

Springfield High School was Miss Tennessee’s next stop, where she spoke to a student body group before leaving for her third, and final visit of the day at Robert F. Woodall Elementary.

Miss tn 2At RFW, Thompson spoke to two groups of kindergarten students, reading to them, and then speaking to them about character and integrity, particularly in relation to trust.The Commerce Union Bank in Springfield arranged the whirlwind tour.

Thompson’s official website says that her, “lifelong dream came true when she was crowned Miss Tennessee on June 22, 2013, at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson, Tennessee. As the newly crowned Miss Tennessee, Kirkland’s Inc. sponsors Shelby as she serves as Governor Haslam’s Official Spokesperson for Character Education and travels 70,000 miles speaking to 40,000 schoolchildren about the Character Education Trait: Trustworthiness.

Miss tn 3“Throughout her year of travels across the state, Shelby also serves as a National Spokesperson for Big Brothers Big Sisters, Official Friends of Children’s Hospital Board Intern, Volunteer Tennessee’s Honorary Board Chair, as well as the Goodwill Ambassador for Children’s Miracle Network for the state of Tennessee, home to five CMN hospitals.

“When Shelby is not working on behalf of Big Brothers Big Sisters, CMN Hospitals and the Miss Tennessee Organization, she enjoys classical vocal performance and has had the opportunity to sing at Dollywood and Carnegie Hall. She has studied classical voice through Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music, Nashville Opera and Opera Memphis. Shelby is an avid triathlete and runner, having completed both the Nashville Country Music and Chicago Half marathons and UT’s Triathlon.”

(source – Robertson County Schools)

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