Lanetra Bennett, WCTV Eyewitness News

Lanetra Bennett

WCTV Eyewitness News

Tallahassee, FL, United States

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Past articles by Lanetra:

WCTV Community Classroom Highlights from 2022

Here is a look back at some of our favorite moments from Community Classroom this year! → Read More

WCTV Community Classroom: Tarran Jefferson from Griffin Middle School

Tarran Jefferson, a Griffin Middle School counselor, teaches students how doing positive things goes a long way. → Read More

WCTV Community Classroom: Kerrian Washington from Bond Elementary School

Kerrian Washington, a teacher at Bond Elementary School, has found touching and building can be very important for little learners. → Read More

WCTV Community Classroom: Christy Roebuck from Madison County High

Computer science teacher Christy Roebuck hopes to get some digital cameras for her classroom, so students can edit photos they took themselves. → Read More

WCTV Community Classroom: Haley Vann, Taylor County Primary School

Vann said she has an idea for alternative seating over the hardback desk chairs her students currently use: beanbag chairs! → Read More

WCTV Community Classroom: Dr. Glyndell Presley, Madison County High School

Dr. Glyndell Presley says she not only wants her students to learn about a golden age in African American culture, but she also wants them to experience it. → Read More

WCTV Community Classroom: Pam Blue, Taylor County Primary School

Pam Blue, a first-grade teacher at Taylor County Primary School, is requesting donations to fill a book vending machine for this edition of Community Classroom! → Read More

Men Get It, Too: Tallahassee man opens up about breast cancer battle

Ambrose Kirkland uses his humor and outspokenness to spread awareness to others, and encourage women and men to get checked for breast cancer. → Read More

Classroom of the Month: Meet third-grade teacher Latasha Jones

Meet Latasha Jones: a third-grade science and math teacher at Astoria Park Elementary School in Tallahassee. She’s worked there since 2018, passionately educating her students and showing them the wonders of STEM. → Read More

Local organizations continue to give to community in face of pandemic

Many may have been a little nervous this year, knowing the need was greater because of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

WCTV Community Classroom: Griffin Middle School teacher Koneisha Cofield

The sixth-grade science teacher says an iPad would make it easier to keep her virtual students involved as she moves around her physical classroom. → Read More

Service Woman’s Club, Inc. starting a back to school prayer group

GFWC sisters of Service Woman’s Club, Inc. are asking women around the community to join in a back to school prayer for students, teachers, administrators and staff. → Read More

Community Classroom: Madison County Central School’s Jamie Andrews

WCTV's Community Classroom is connecting teachers and students with much needed donations, right here in the Big Bend. → Read More

Far-right provocateur wins GOP primary in Florida

A far-right social media provocateur whose hate speech got her banned from social media won her Republican primary on Tuesday and will challenge Democratic Rep. Lois Frankel for Congress in November. → Read More

Tallahassee Urban League, Bethel Missionary teaming up to feed students during coronavirus pandemic

The Tallahassee Urban League has partnered with Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and the Tallahassee Housing Authority to provide free hot lunches for students. → Read More

Wakulla County buses running to ensure students stay fed

17 Wakulla County school buses ran their regular routes throughout the county Friday, even though school is out. → Read More

Second Harvest food drive serves residence in need during coronavirus pandemic

Many organizations and agencies are doing what they can to ease the burden for families during the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Leon County schools ensuring children don't go hungry as schools are out due to coronavirus

School districts across the Big Bend and South Georgia are doing what they can to make sure students still eat during the day. → Read More

Gadsden County superintendent explains district's coronavirus plan

The Gadsden County School District is preparing for major changes imposed due to coronavirus concerns. → Read More

Pastors come together to talk about coronavirus

The coronavirus is affecting just about every aspect of our daily lives now. → Read More