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Judith Lucas-Odom

Position: Environmental Science Teacher School: Chester High School School District: Chester Upland School District City, State: Chester, Pennsylvania About the Nominee: Judith Lucas-Odom was nominated by Delores Wright. Ms. Lucas-Odom is very dedicated to her students, and getting the best from them is important to her. Even though some of her students have circumstances at […]


Bobbie Freeman

Position: Special Education Teacher School: Clarion-Limestone Elementary School School District: Clarion-Limestone Area School District City, State: Strattanville, Pennsylvania About the Nominee: Bobbie Freeman was nominated by her superintendent, Mike Stimac. Mr. Stimac has had the privilege of working with Ms. Freeman for the past two years. Each and every day, she brings an infectious, energetic, […]

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Melanie Baccari

Position: Kindergarten Teacher School: Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School School District: Pennsbury School District City, State: Morrisville, Pennsylvania About the Nominee: Melanie Baccari was nominated by Jodi Becker, the parent of two students. Mrs. Baccari goes above and beyond for her students and school on a daily basis. Her loving, nurturing and enthusiastic nature is just […]


Brenda Scheffey

Position: Physical Education Teacher School: Tamanend Middle School School District: Central Bucks School District City, State: Warrington, Pennsylvania About the Nominee: Brenda Scheffey was nominated by her principal, Cheryl Leatherbarrow. In the many years that Brenda Scheffey has served Tamanend Middle School, she has been a coach, a dean and the athletic director. In all […]


Lisa Drentkiewicz

Position: Fifth Grade Special Education Teacher School: Sto-Rox Elementary School School District: Sto-Rox School District City, State: McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania About the Nominee: It is hard to put into words just exactly why Lisa Drentkiewicz is a LifeChanger. The easy answer, of course, is because she is a teacher. That is the simple explanation. However, […]