Board Member Susan Peach Receives Regional Education Award

November 12, 2019 – At the October meeting of the North Central P-16 Council, the 2019 BEST (Businesses Empowering Students and Teachers) Award winners were announced.

Susan Peach of Sumner Regional Medical Center and Forward Sumner Board of Directors member received the award for Sumner County.

The BEST Award celebrates the accomplishments of community leaders, business owners, and entrepreneurs. It recognizes those who share knowledge and expertise, advocate, and foster student success in Pre-K through post-secondary education.

The P-16 Council is made up of area secondary school educators, higher education leaders and business people. It is led by Volunteer State Community College. The goal of P-16 is to promote the relationship between education and the value of work, develop a highly trained workforce, and create a culture of lifelong learning by positively impacting student success through awareness, advocacy, and action.