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Principal's Message

Detra Borden Emery


Mrs. Emery’s career in education began in the Cheatham County School District in 1996 as a special education teacher.  Over her career, she has served in leadership roles as a district coordinator in special education and as an administrator.  In 2011, she became the   principal of Pegram Elementary School.  She was a member of the 16/17 class of Leadership Cheatham County and was honored to represent all of Cheatham County in Leadership Middle Tennessee in the class of 17/18.  In her free time, Mrs. Emery enjoys spending time with her  family.  She is involved in her community and enjoys gardening, kayaking and supports her daughter’s love for soccer.