Webb School of Knoxville
Webb School of Knoxville

Sharon Lee '71- Tennessee Supreme Court Justice

Sharon G. Lee was appointed to the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2008 and retained by the voters in 2010 and 2014. Justice Lee served as Chief Justice from 2014 to 2016. From 2004 to 2008, she served on the Tennessee Court of Appeals, being the first woman to serve on the Eastern Section of the Court in its 79-year history. Before her appointment to the bench, Justice Lee practiced law in her hometown of Madisonville from 1978 until 2004. In addition to representing business entities and individuals in civil and criminal matters, she was the attorney for Monroe County, the City of Madisonville, and the City of Vonore. She also served as the Madisonville municipal judge. Justice Lee was a Rule 31 listed family mediator with advanced family domestic violence training. She is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States.

Justice Lee graduated from the Webb School of Knoxville, attended Vanderbilt University, and received a degree in Business Administration with high honors from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She earned her law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law.

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Margie Stewart ’88

“Long after the facts and figures faded, what has remain with me from my days at Webb are the memories of my teachers. They gave me the skills and confidence to tackle future challenges I couldn’t even have imagined back in high school. Throughout my college years, graduate studies, and career, I’ve gratefully carried the joy of learning they instilled and cultivated in me.”

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Greer Mackebee ’08

Greer is an attorney in the Washington, D.C. office of the international law firm of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, where he focuses on the development and finance of renewable energy and large transportation infrastructure projects.

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Katherine Walker ’03

“I owe so much to the education I received at Webb and to the teachers who supported me into pursuing an arts education. I didn't quite realize how impactful my time at Webb was until after graduation. Webb has taught me to be a self-reliant thinker with a love of learning.”

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Peter Jacobstein ’83

Peter Jacobstein is a digital technology leader with deep experience in financial services and media. He currently serves as Chief Strategic Partnership Officer at Interface Financial, leading the company's growth in digital supply chain finance.

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Galen Erickson ’13

"I began attending the Webb School of Knoxville in 6th grade, played plenty of baseball, and graduated seven years later with the Class of 2013. I enrolled at the University of Southern California and majored in International Relations with a minor in Economics."

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Ginny Bowers Izydore, ’78

"Attending Webb School had an enormous impact on my life and the direction that it took. I arrived at Webb as a freshman after the unexpected death of my father the year prior followed by a sudden move to Knoxville, away from the friends and support that I had known up to that point."

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