She has a passion for making sure students in need are taken care of in every way possible. Now Copper Hills High teacher, Rickee Stewart, is being recognized nationally for her big heart and hard work making a difference in the lives of students.
Ms. Stewart has been nominated for the prestigious National LifeChanger of the Year award. Each school year, Life Changer of the Year receives hundreds of nominations from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. From those nominations, 17 individual LifeChanger of the Year awards will be given out with the grand prize winner receiving $10,000 to be shared with their school.
Rickee Stewart worked tirelessly throughout the school year to raise money to meet the needs of students at Copper Hills High and even those in a neighboring school district. She was featured on the Rachael Ray Show and NBC Nightly News. As a result, donations came pouring into Copper Hills from around the world! Here is some of what this amazing educator collected for students.
- 2,900 Brand New Coats
- A $10,000 Donation from Burlington Stores
- 20 Sleeping Bags
- 20 Tents
- Dozens of Brand New Shoes and Backpacks
Rickee Stewart is living proof that one person can make a positive difference and better the lives of students in need. Congratulations on this well-deserved recognition.