Biography

Misty Sweat holds a BS in Mathematics from the University of Memphis, and is expecting her MAT in Instruction and Curriculum Leadership. She started teaching physical science with Shelby County Schools at Germantown High School in Germantown, TN. After her first year, she was asked to teach mathematics for the school's International Bachelorette Program and to be the coordinator for the school's participation in the city's annual competition "Battle of the Brains." Battle of the Brains is an engineering competition in which students submit projects of their own design as a solution to a proposed local problem. While Misty was coordinator, Germantown High School's teams won every award for which they were eligible. The following year she founded Germantown High School's first Robotics Club, which was awarded rookie team of the year at their first competition. Misty was named Germantown High School Teacher of the Month in October 2011 and City of Germantown Teacher of the Month in November of 2011. She was recognized as one of seven nominees for City of Germantown teacher of the year for the 2011-2012 school year. Misty's husband, a civil engineer in the transportation industry, accepted a position with his company that brought their family to Kingsport, TN. Their two children are students in Sullivan County Schools. She is excited about this new experience, and hopes to continue to grow as an educator.