Emily Priddy was nominated by her principal, Michael Broadbent.
Mrs. Priddy makes a difference in the lives of her students every day. She's a mother of four children and has worked for the past seven years at Ben Johnson Elementary School. She makes a lasting impact, not only her students, but on her school and learning community.
Mrs. Priddy has served as her school's Student Technology and Leadership Program Coordinator for the past seven years. Her work led to her school being recognized by the Kentucky Department of Education as a Gold Level School for the past six years. She builds strong, long-lasting relationships with current, former, and future students. In the words of one of her students, "You just know that she cares about you, and you don't want to let her down. She's pretty awesome!"
"She takes time every day to help students understand that she believes in them and their potential to be great," Broadbent said. "At BJES, we want Mrs. Priddy to know that we are truly grateful for all she does for our students, staff, and our learning community. Thank you, Mrs. Priddy! Your dedication and passion for teaching and molding tomorrow's leaders makes you a LifeChanger!"