"Trousdale School students take every opportunity to continue learning through our staff's creative selections."

Shannon C., Executive Director

Our Team

Marilyn Sherlin, Music and Performing Arts and School Nurse

Marilyn Sherlin, Music and Performing Arts and School Nurse

Marilyn began working at Trousdale School in 2009. Being a registered nurse, she serves as the school nurse, assists in reading class and oversees Music and Performing Arts.  She serves as praise and worship leader in the children's department at Mt. Olive Ministries in Cleveland, TN.  Before moving to Cleveland, Marilyn worked as a houseparent and the Health Care Coordinator for the Smoky Mountain Children's Home in Sevierville, Tennessee. She also developed Parkway Music Academy in Sevierville that offered music lessons to over 100 children and adults.  

Marilyn has a passion for music.  Each year she writes and directs the Trousdale School Musical that is attended by over 1,400 people.  

She and her husband, David, have a blended family with 5 adult children and 3 grandchildren. She loves spending time with her family and traveling.