Lanette Depew

Lanette Depew has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Tennessee Temple University and has continued her studies at East Tennessee State University. She has taught elementary and middle school at Tri-Cities Christian School since 1991 and currently resides in Elizabethton, Tennessee with her husband and four children. While teaching middle school, Lanette began writing short historical stories for her students that helped develop their appreciation of regional history. Lanette recognizes that fiction can be a powerful tool to bring history to life.