Rotary Club Educator of the Month, Lani Skeith

Educator of the Month Lani Skeith and Rotarians Del Phillips and Rip Lebkuecher.

The Hendersonville Rotarian and Director of Sumner County Schools Del Phillips presented the Club’s Educator of the Month award to Lani Skeith, 6th and 7th grade math teacher at Merrol Hyde Magnet School. Skeith, who was introduced by her principal Brad Schreiner, has been with Sumner County Schools for ten years. Her goal is to make math fun for students and her efforts have produced some of the highest math scores in the state. 

In addition to the Educator of the Month awards, the Hendersonville Rotary Club supports Sumner County education in a number of other ongoing projects including, Youth Merit Scholar awards, Scholarships to Volunteer State, the Wally Nichols Memorial Scholarship, mentoring at risk students, weekend backpack programs, Dictionaries for Third Graders, Wheels In Motion, Rotary Youth Exchange, RYLA, Interact, Rotaract, and Compass. More information on the Hendersonville Rotary Club can be found at