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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

Richard Bales

Dr Richard Bales

Director of Instructional Practice


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

Rural LIFE Coach

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Sarah Kitzmiller

Sarah Kitzmiller

Rural LIFE Coach

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Richard Kitzmiller

Dr. Richard Kitzmiller

Vice President, Niswonger Foundation


Mary McIntyre

Mary Nell McIntyre

Rural LIFE Coach

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John Payne

John Payne

Director of Technology and Innovation


Dr. Allison Seeley

Dr. Allison Seeley

Rural LIFE Coach

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Brittany Seybert

Brittany Seybert

Communication & Dissemination Coordinator

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Kristi Snyder

Kristi Snyder

Rural LIFE Coach

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Linda Stuart

Linda Stuart

Rural LIFE Coach

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