New FRC director organizes this year’s Student Expo

Coffee County Schools new Family Resource Coordinator Carrie Davis organized her Coffee County Schools Student Expo, held Aug. 1 at Coffee County Central High School.

The program serves each year an estimated 500 students, providing school supplies, backpacks and shoe vouchers as supplies lasted.

For the entire family, groceries, including fresh produce and dairy were distributed. Over 13,000 pounds of food were distributed, courtesy of a donation from a local church and Second Harvest Food Bank.

Over 75 people volunteered to help.

Davis called it an amazing turnout.

The Student Expo was shifted to drive up service to accommodate COVID-19 protocols.

This was the fifth annual Student Expo. It serves students from all county schools. 

John has been with the Manchester Times since May 2011. He covers Lifestyles in addition to handling education reporting and general news assignments.John has won Tennessee Press Association awards for Best News Photo and placed in numerous other categories. John is a 1994 graduate of Tullahoma High School, a graduate of Motlow State Community College and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Middle Tennessee State University. He lives in Tullahoma, and enjoys the outdoors with his wife, Mitsy, and his 17-month-old, Sean.

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John has won Tennessee Press Association awards for Best News Photo and placed in numerous other categories. He is a graduate of THS, Motlow and MTSU. He lives in Tullahoma, and enjoys the outdoors with his wife, Mitsy, and his 17-month-old, Sean.

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