Pruitt, a lifelong resident of Bedford County, is a previous member of the council. She is retired from Nationwide Express and is a past president of Shelbyville Kiwanis Club.
During her previous council term, she represented the body on the Parks Board, the Child Development Center board and the Skills Development Services board.
"I have had the honor of representing you in previous years as councilperson for the Fifth Ward," said Pruitt. "I pledge to communicate your opinions on current and developing issues and to fairly represent you considering the efficient operation and expenditure of the city's resources and services."