Forrest High School will conduct its baccalaureate service honoring the Class of 2008 at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 18, in the school auditorium. Dara Gentry Stephens, Class of 1990, will deliver the inspirational message.
Dara is the daughter of Jerry and Kay Gentry. She earned a bachelor of chemical engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and has worked as a chemical engineer for the 3M company in Minnesota and South Carolina and as a process engineer and product development manager for Cosmolab in Lewisburg. Currently, Dara is a chemistry and physics teacher at Mt. Juliet High School, having obtained a teaching certificate through the Teach Tennessee Institute.
She will complete her master of education degree at Trevecca Nazarene University in December. She and her husband, David Stevens, live in Smyrna and have a three-year-old daughter.
Forrest High School will hold its graduation exercises at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 24, in the school gymnasium.