First Grade

Mrs. Kristin Yates

First Grade Teacher

Kristin graduated UTM in 2008 and has been teaching for the past 11 years. She was named teacher of the year in 2013 and 2018 in Obion County. She was also awarded the Horace Mann Crystal Apple Teacher Award in 2013.

Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:6-8

“I have aspired to be a teacher since I was eight years old, and I feel this is truly what God has called me to do.”



First grade has had a lot of fun the first month of school.  We have enjoyed getting to know each