Thomas Magnet School has initiated the creation of a science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) lab. Steering committee members are: Tennessee Rep. Pat Marsh; Lincoln
Reese, representing Mercedes Corp.; Jere Matty, representing AEDC Air Force; Melynda Whitaker, fifth grade math teacher; Dr. LeEllen Carter, assistant principal; Janice Womble, principal; Susan Olsen, third grade science teacher; and Freda Lusk, intervention counselor. Not pictured: Billy Hix, Motlow Community College/STEM, and Carol Smith, Bedford County elementary supervisor. The committee plans to raise $18,000.