Lanetra Bennett, WCTV Eyewitness News

Lanetra Bennett

WCTV Eyewitness News

Tallahassee, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Lanetra:

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

FBI and local agencies give advice at FSU's Cyber Security Symposium

Several partners joined the FBI in Tallahassee Wednesday in teaching hundreds of people how to protect themselves in the cyber sphere. → Read More

Tallahassee residents react to coronavirus

Tallahassee residents expressed mixed reactions to the coronavirus Tuesday morning. → Read More

FSUS honors first two black students to integrate the school

This all started with an 11th grade student, Asia Alexander, who wanted to know the history of her school, and honor those who integrated it. → Read More

FPSI hosts surface mining emergency response training

Fourteen teams from around the country were competing in this mining training and competition. Some have come from as far as Nevada. → Read More

Tallahassee airport holds mock plane crash for disaster preparedness

There was a mock plane crash at the Tallahassee International Airport Thursday morning. → Read More

TCC fairs provide seamless transitions for students transferring to FAMU & FSU

The TCC Advising Center hosts FAMU Day and FSU Day to assist students with transferring. → Read More

Metal from original Statue of Liberty in form of cross at Tallahassee cathedral

The 'Liberty Cross' is at St. Peter's Anglican Cathedral in Tallahassee. → Read More

Protesters demand Congressman Al Lawson support climate protection bill

Addressing climate change and economic inequality; that's the aim of the Green New Deal, a proposal in the U.S. House of Representatives. → Read More