RENEE DAILEY wears her cap and gown as she holds her grandson Hayden Hitt. Dailey shows off her graduation gear after earning her master’s degree in elementary education from UAB. She teaches sixth-grade math and science at Hayden Middle School and has been nationally board certified since 2003. Offering her their proud congratulations are parents Wayne and Jean Brannon of Allgood; husband Ronnie Dailey of Allgood; son Scott Dailey of Atlanta, Ga.; daughter Melissa Hitt and son-in-law SSG Justin Hitt of Oak Grove, Ky.; and, most of all, grandson Hayden.