Zach Graupner

Position: Fifth Grade Teacher School: Plano Elementary School School District: Warren County Schools City, State: Bowling Green, Kentucky About the Nominee: A LifeChanger should be an individual that goes above and beyond for every student, every day. Zach Graupner does just that, both inside and outside of the classroom. Not only does he help his […]

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Mary Slone

Position: English Teacher School: South Floyd School School District: Floyd County Schools City, State: Hi Hat, Kentucky About the Nominee: Imagine if you were to enter a classroom full of adventure and creativity. A classroom that welcomes students to be themselves, while also creating an environment for learning. One that students looked forward to and […]


Angela (Angie) Hilbert

Position: Fifth Grade Reading & Writing Teacher School: Slaughter Elementary School School District: Jefferson County Public Schools (Louisville, KY) City, State: Louisville, Kentucky About the Nominee: Angie Hilbert has been teaching for 16 years and will tell you herself that she still loves to come to work every day. She brings so much energy, experience, […]

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Amanda Withrow

Position: Special Education Paraprofessional School: Lemons Mill Elementary School School District: Scott County Schools City, State: Georgetown, Kentucky About the Nominee: Amanda Withrow truly impacts every life she is around on a daily basis. She works amazingly well with some of the most challenging students in her school. Her colleagues say they could not teach […]


Diana Ratliff

Position: Head Start Teacher School: Prestonsburg Elementary School School District: Floyd County Schools City, State: Prestonsburg, Kentucky About the Nominee: Diana Ratliff, also known as "Ms. Diana," always puts students first! She greets them with a smile when they walk into the school. Students love her and get excited as soon as they see her. […]