National recognition, awards opportunity available for Mississippi educators

Nominations are now open for theĀ LifeChanger of the Year national recognition program that honors K-12 public school educators and employees annually.

To date, almost 7,000 educators in all 50 states have been recognized, and more than $650,000 has been given to schools and school employees.

Through Dec. 31, each K-12 school employee nominated will receive:

  • A $25 donation in their name to an education nonprofit (learn more)
  • A holiday card personalized with a message from their nominator
  • A congratulatory poster and certificate mailed to their school
  • Automatic eligibility to win one of 18 awards and cash prizes up to $10,000

Nominations are free, simple to make, and can be done anonymously if preferred. Anyone can nominate a K-12 school or district employee here.

To learn more about the program, visit