Graduate and Salutatorian of the Class of 2009 at Lenoir City High School, Jeremy Buckles has been involved in school leadership since his early years at North Middle School. While there, he founded and led the Young Republicans while putting together fundraisers to benefit community organizations. Jeremy carried that involved student mentality to high school where he was active in student government all four years and was elected Student Body President multiple times. In this capacity, he worked with students, teachers, and administrators to achieve goals and was also a part of the re-accreditation process for Lenoir City High School when undergoing review by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools… Continue Reading
- Jeremy is the only candidate who has actually been in a Loudon County classroom during the past ten years. He has seen first hand how our school system operates.
- Jeremy is President of the American Meteorological Society-Smoky Mountain Chapter (the chapter that covers most of East Tennessee and consists of members such as National Weather Service meteorologists, television meteorologists, research scientists, and local teachers).
- While a student at Lenoir City High School, Jeremy’s leadership led to the re-institution of the Veteran’s Day Program to honor our United States veterans, a higher amount of service projects to benefit the community, and a budget surplus for the student government.
- Jeremy assisted in the re-accreditation process for Lenoir City High School with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
- As a proponent of our county’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) classes, Jeremy led a visit with Sen. Randy McNally and Rep. Jimmy Matlock to promote and advocate the need for strong CTE programs in school systems across the state.
- While attending the University of Tennessee, Jeremy continued to be active in student government. He served on a task force in concert with state government to analyze our local school systems in Tennessee and look at ways to improve certain classes for college bound, in-state students in order to improve retention and graduation in our four-year colleges.
- On the business side, Jeremy has experience in developing budgets, grant proposals, and making executive decisions as former technical services director at Central United Methodist Church… Continue Reading