English IV, Head Girls' Basketball Coach
Education: MA, Lincoln Memorial University; BS, TN Wesleyan College; AA, Hiwassee College 
I am a 1969 graduate of Tellico Plains High School. I received an Associate's Degree at Hiwassee College in 1971 and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Tennessee Wesleyan College in 1973. I have a Master's Degree in Administration and Supervision from Lincoln Memorial University.
I taught at Rural Vale School from 1973-1974. In 1974, I began teaching English and coaching girls basketball at Tellico Plains High School. I have taught at TPHS from 1974 until the present. I have enjoyed many successes in the classroom and on the basketball court. Tellico Plains has been very good to me.
I am married to Stephanie Peals Tucker, retired TPHS US History teacher. I have a son and a daughter, Jacob Tucker and Stephanie Gentry. I enjoy family and especially my grandchildren.