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February Staff Member of the Month

by Hannah Allen, Panther Press Editor-in-Training

This month's staff member of the month is Tera Tatum, Collinsville’s Snack Store Manager. Panther Press Editor-in-Training Hannah Allen sat with Ms. Tatum to find out more about her.

HA: How long have you worked for Collinsville High School?

TT:  The first year was a solid year, then I left for a year, and now I have been back for 2 years.

HA: What career path would you have taken if you didn’t work at Collinsville?

TT: I would be a stay-at-home mom and make saddles.

HA: What has been the most challenging part of your job?

TT: Getting orders filled for snacks.

HA: What is your favorite part of the job?

TT: Seeing the kids happy to get snacks.

HA: What is your favorite food?

 TT: Pizza                                                                                                                            

HA: What are your hobbies?

TT: Pickleball and riding horses.

HA: Do you have a favorite TV show?

TT: Farmer wants a Wife.

HA: What kind of music do you listen to?

TT: Country music

HA: What snacks do you sell the most?

TT: Takis and Pepsi

HA: What , if anything, do the principals usually get at the snack store?

TT: Crawford gets water and peanut butter crackers along with chocolate sometimes and Osborn gets Diet Pepsi.

HA: If you were trapped on an island with only food and drinks from the snack store, what is something you despise that would never get eaten?

TT: Sour Punch Straws

HA: What is a quote that you feel describes your outlook on life?

TT: “Live life to the fullest!”- author unknown

Facebook: Tatum Saddlery / Jamey Tatum 

TikTok: tatumsaddlery

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